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Culture of Den Bosch. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

St Jans Kathedraal - Den Bosch Den Bosch is a city with an interesting history, the first mention of which dates back to the 5th century. Thanks to the reverent attitude of locals, the city has preserved many interesting historical monuments that thousands of travelers from all over the world aspire to see. The most striking historical monument is the Cathedral Church of St. John (Sint-Janskathedraal) located in the heart of the city. This religious landmark is among the oldest buildings in the city. The beautiful Gothic church was built on the site of the Romanesque Cathedral; the construction lasted 89 years and was completed by 1530.
Den Bosch is the most beautiful town and the capital of North Brabant province in the southern part of the Netherlands. The town was founded in the end of the 12th century between the mouths … Open
The temple's interior is striking in its splendor. Skillful stained glass windows, vaulted ceilings with unusual ornaments, as well as a lot of interesting religious artifacts, which are hundreds of years old, have been preserved here. The cathedral is surrounded by several historic buildings, forming a very impressive architectural complex. Most of the local sightseeing tours start with exploring this unique attraction.
A few steps away from the cathedral church is no less interesting site - the underground water supply system Binnendieze, which was founded in the early medieval period. The intricate underground labyrinth is striking with its scale; today, walking through it is one of the most popular activities among visitors to the city. Anyone can rent a boat and ride on the "underground rivers", admiring the unusual sight. Copyright
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One of the city's most beautiful historic buildings houses Noordbrabants Museum keeping a rich collection of historical, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts. The situation precisely preserved inside the spectacular building is just like several centuries ago, so the tour will be interesting not only to those interested in ancient history but also to connoisseurs of medieval architecture. Among the museum's most interesting collections are exhibitions of ancient weapons, national costumes, medieval maps and manuscripts. The ground floor of the museum is occupied by an art gallery presenting a rich collection of flower still lifes.
Fans of medieval fine art must visit Jheronimus Bosch Art Center presenting a collection of works by the famous Dutch artist. The location of the museum is an old tower equipped with an observation deck on the top. After watching unique mystical paintings, guests of the museum can go upstairs and appreciate the panoramic views of the city from a bird's-eye view.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Den Bosch and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Den Bosch and surroundings

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Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Den Bosch
♥   Palace 'Kasteel Drakestein' , 53.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Bronbeek' , 54.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Soestdijk Palace' , 54.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Paleis het Loo' Apeldoorn, 73.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Royal Palace of Amsterdam' , 80.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Den Bosch and around
♥   Art museum 'Hofje van Mevrouw Van Aerden' Leerdam, 26.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Van Abbemuseum' Eindhoven, 31.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Den Bosch
♥   Sint Catharinakathedraal, Utrecht, 45.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kathedrale Sint Maarten, Utrecht, 45.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basiliek van de H. Johannes de Doper, Laren, 62.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Sint Christoffelkathedraal, Roermond, 72.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basiliek van de H.H. Wiro, Plechelmus en Otgerus, Sint-Odiliënberg, 77.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basiliek van de H. Amelberga, Susteren, 80.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basiliek van de H. Nicolaas, Ijsselstein, 80.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Den Bosch and near

Netherlands Institute of Sound and Image

From the series “Glass Architecture - Impressive Villas and Buildings from Glass”
In the great beautiful building has also placed offices and conference halls. The last floor is used by the Museum of Mass Media, which is open for all guests of the city. The 54th meters façade was decorated within three years. The façade has 2 100 vivid panels. Inside the building has a lot of unusual glass elements. The building has marvellous glass staircases, glass partitions that separated large area. At night Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision looks amazing. … Read further


From the series “Permanently Sinking Cities and Regions”
It is important to note that during the building of the sea-wall some ecological moments were taken under control. Thanks to that the large construction didn’t make any harm to nature. When the sea-wall was built, about a million living in the immediate area people became in a relative safety. Nowadays about a quarter of the Netherlands is located below the sea level. An artificial adjustment of the groundwaters is vitally important activity. … Read further
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Landmarks of culture on Den Bosch map: art-galleries, monuments, palaces, etc

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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Den Bosch

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