The picturesque southern city of Eindhoven features harmonious combination of unique historical atmosphere and modern style. Age of the city is more than seven hundred years; there are lots of interesting cultural sites in it. It should be noted that masterpieces of modern architecture deserve the attention of tourists; one of the most recognizable and popular attractions is the building of Philips.
Today the old building of company houses the museum. It tells visitors about production of light bulbs dating back to the 19th century. The museum has an interesting collection of old equipment; many of its exhibits continue to function properly, despite their impressive age.
Among architectural treasures, the church of St. Catherine is notable. Built in the mid19th century, it is located on the ruins of a medieval church. The construction is made in the Gothic Revival style and has a very impressive interior decoration; the church features amazing stained glass windows.
Among modern architectural landmarks the Evoluon conference center deserves attention. This unusual structure made in the futuristic style was erected in 1966. Opening of the conference center was dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Philips; thanks to the clever lighting system this building looks simply inimitable.