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Molukse Moskee An Nur (1989) Waalwijk (Besoijen) In the southern part of the Netherlands is the small town of Waalwijk that received the city status in 1303. This picturesque city has managed to preserve its unique historical charm and national color. Here, travelers can admire interesting historic buildings, as well as visit old shoe factories, which are considered some of the best in the country.
One of the most famous and popular hotels in Waalwijk is NH Waalwijk, which is just about 10 minutes drive from Efteling Amusement Park. Guests are provided with spacious black-and-white … Open
The most visited Waalwijk attractions include Dutch Leather & Shoe Museum introducing visitors to one of the main traditional crafts. This museum keeps a very interesting and multifaceted collection of exhibits. Here you can see antique shoes and tools that factory workers used hundreds of years ago. The museum also displays an interesting collection of old black-and-white photographs and newspaper articles.
The city's main religious monument is beautiful Sint Jan De Doper Church with its turquoise-colored domes visible from most parts of the town. The church stands in the heart of the city, it is a large-scale architectural complex with lots of extensions of various sizes and heights. Distinguished by luxurious interior decoration, it has become a real center of cultural life for local people. A few times a year it hosts solemn events as well as theatricals, which could be of interest even to families with children. Copyright
When visiting Waalwijk (like any other city, however) it is recommended to take into account some features of the mentality of local residents. When it comes to qualities immediately … Open
Those wishing to diversify holidays with interesting cultural events should definitely make a visit to Theater De Leest. This theater housed in a beautiful modern building never ceases to please its guests with new interesting premieres. Near the theater, there is a picturesque park where it is nice to walk after a cultural recreation.
Sint-Jan de Doper (1923) Waalwijk Fans of contemporary art and those who prefer non-standard entertainment should not ignore Atelier Winterdijk 30b Gallery. It is a center of contemporary art, which often hosts interesting exhibitions and thematic events, as well as theatrical performances. Here you can often watch an interesting movie or even arrange an enchanting private party.
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If these attractions don't seem enough, you can think about visiting the village of Sprang-Kapelle located in the vicinity of Waalwijk, which is sure to pleasantly surprise tourists with its historical charm. There are many historic houses in this village, its winding streets are ideal for walking. Today, some of the old building house wonderful restaurants and shops.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Waalwijk
♥   Castle 'Slot Loevestein' , 15.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Nemerlaer Castle' , 15.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Breda Castle' , 22.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Heeswijk Castle' , 26 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Duurstede Castle' , 37.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Waalwijk
♥   National Park 'De Loonse en Drunense Duinen' , 5.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Biesbosch' , 22.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Utrechtse Heuvelrug' , 45.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Grenspark de Zoom - Kalmthoutse Heide' , 55.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Groote Peel' , 64.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Waalwijk and around
♥   Art museum 'Hofje van Mevrouw Van Aerden' Leerdam, 23.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Moses Bridge

From the series “The most unusual and strange bridges on Earth”
With due regard for the specific peculiarity of the bridge, the building material was specially selected for this purpose. Accoya wood was preferred, the duration of use of the bridge in the water should be at least 50 years. The unusual bridge built in 2011 was awarded several prestigious architectural prizes and became very popular among tourists. The general area of ​​the bridge is relatively small and forms about 50 square meters. The bridge construction cost about 250,000 euros. … Read further


From the series “Unbelievable and magnificent bridges and viaducts”
The construction of the bridge cost more than 163 million euros. Queen Beatrix took part in the ceremonial opening ceremonies. Since the opening, the bridge has 'an active social and cultural life'. The director and main actor Jackie Chan has the bridge as the shooting location of the series 'Who am I?' Filmes in 1998 was chosen. In 2005 the concert of the world famous DJ Tiesto took place on the background of the beautiful bridge. The Erasmus Bridge is one of the landmarks of modern Rotterdam, connecting the city center with one of the newest and most active districts - Kop van Zuid. … Read further
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