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Sightseeing in Eindhoven - what to see. Complete travel guide

Sports fans will surely associate Eindhoven with a famous football club PSV. Those, who are interested in the history of technology, will call this town as a hometown of DAF. The industrial prosperity of the town is mostly combined with the development of production cars. The first production hall of van Doorne Brothers Company has been now turned into Museum of DAF.
1. Holidaymakers should take into account that almost the entire central area of ​​the city is pedestrian. It’s very easy and fun to explore it on foot or by bicycle; everywhere in … Open
The town has not yet become the center of international tourism, but those visitors, who have been lucky enough to spend at least few memorable days here, will keep the memory of this amazing corner of Europe in their hearts. It feels like time has no power here over the calm lifestyle of the inhabitants of this northern province. Quiet walks through the streets of the town and its beautiful surroundings will not cause much damage to the family budget. Only here you can try truly amazing beer from Eindhoven Monastery. Visitors of Eindhoven will be surely offered to taste beer soup or beer liquor.
Just like any self-respecting town of Europe, Eindhoven has its own museums. Evoluon Museum (technical achievement) was opened thanks to Philips Concern, which had been founded here. Stedelijk van Abbe Museum Art Museum offers the exhibition, which can make any big city museum seriously envy. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Tourists could find the most unusual dining places, including attractive restaurants of local cuisine in Eindhoven. In the heart of the city there is the exotic Popocatepetl restaurant … Open
In the city, there is a very interesting religious monument, St. Catherine Church. The first church at its site was built in the 13th century. Already at that time, the citizens considered St. Catherine their main patron. Over the years of its existence, the temple had been repeatedly ruined during different military conflicts. It was last rebuilt at the beginning of the 16th century. The temple gained its present design after the reconstruction of the second half of the 19th century. Today, it is a spectacular monument in the neo-Gothic style. The main architectural feature of the church is two magnificent towers that are 73 m high.
In 1971, a new cultural center, the concert hall called Effenaar, was opened in the city. Since its opening, it has been one of the largest concert stages in the Netherlands. In the center, such bands, as Sex Pistols, Fugazi, Red Hot Chili Peppers and R.E.M. performed. There are two halls, one of which accommodates 1 500 people and the other  350 people.
Eindhoven is informally called the City of Light; this name is due to the important historical event which has radically changed the fate of the place. In 1891, Anton and Gerard Philips have … Open
In the surroundings of Eindhoven, there is an interesting ethnographic outdoor museum. Its visitors can learn a lot of interesting things about the history of the province. The museum is located in the beautiful natural area. It houses the unique collection of historical and ethnographic exhibits, pieces of art, and other unusual antique items.
Another interesting monument of the 19th century is the Augustinian Church that has incomparable architectural features. The important element of the construction is its high hexagonal tower, on the top of which the sculpture of Christ is installed. This sculpture is 4 m high and weighs almost 800 kg. The main value of the old church is its fascinating stained glass windows that have been preserved since the founding.
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 … Open
The biggest religious construction in the city is the Church of St. George. It is located far from lively central streets, so not all tourists know about it. The tower of the old church is about 90 m high. You can see it from many surrounding streets. The main value of the temple is an old organ installed in the 19th century. The magnificent church of St. George is also a vivid example of neo-Gothic architecture.
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Eindhoven
♥   Shopping area ' Demer' Eindhoven, 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Rechtestraat' Eindhoven, 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Eindhoven
♥   Castle 'Heeze Castle' , 11.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Croy Castle' , 12.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Nemerlaer Castle' , 22.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Heeswijk Castle' , 23 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Bleijenbeek Castle' , 45.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Eindhoven
♥   National Park 'De Groote Peel' , 27 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Loonse en Drunense Duinen' , 32.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Maasduinen' , 46.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Meinweg' , 54 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Biesbosch' , 59 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Eindhoven and around
♥   Art museum 'Van Abbemuseum' Eindhoven, 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Queen's Day

From the series “Most enchanting and vibrant festivals”
The Queen’s Day is an occasion to trade all possible things. Very often in the street markets you can buy unique antiques and works of art. The most extensive festivities are traditionally held in Amsterdam. As the city centre is overcrowded, no transport is possible there. Thousands of visitors have to walk. Plenty of interesting decorations and orange clothing, exciting street performances and markets that stretch for several kilometres are really worth visiting and enjoying. … Read further
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