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

Evoluon 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.
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
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. Copyright
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
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.
Zon boven Stratum Fans of modern art certainly have to visit the Van Abbemuseum cultural complex situated in the incredibly beautiful skyscraper. In addition to an extensive collection of paintings, the center has a rich collection of photographs. Van Abbemuseum has become a regular venue for activities dedicated to contemporary art and culture.
Eindhoven is famous for an abundance of beautiful parks; those who prefer to devote time to hiking and cycling would enjoy the city. Families with children have to visit the local Best Zoo; … Open
The Kempenland museum's collection is devoted to the history of the city; among its exhibits there are replicas of castles and fortifications that have been located in the vicinity of Eindhoven several hundred years ago. Much of the historical buildings were destroyed during the Second World War, but several amazing buildings have still preserved there. A walk around the city will give a lot of impressions, as fabulously beautiful parks and interesting sights are found there at every turn.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Eindhoven 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 Eindhoven and surroundings

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What to visit during two-day excursion in Eindhoven

The Evoluon
Where: Noord Brabantlaan 1a, Eindhoven; Telephone: +31 (0)40 2504 666; More info: Bus number 401 or 402 from the railway station. taxis also available.;
Van Abbemuseum
Where: Bilderdijklaan 10, Eindhoven; Telephone: +31 (0)40 2381 000;
Psv Eindhoven Football Stadium
Where: Matildelaan, Eindhoven; Telephone: +31 (0)40 2505 505 (PSV FANdesk);
Philips first Incandescent Lamp Factory Of 1891
Where: Emmasingel 31, Eindhoven; Telephone: +31 (0)40 2979 115 (Eindhoven VVV tourist office);
Artificial Light in the Art Centre
Where: Emmasingel 31, Eindhoven; Telephone: +31 (0)40 2755 183;
Museum Kempenland
Where: St. Antoniusstraat 5-7, Eindhoven; Telephone: +31 (0)40 2529 093;
Galerie Willy Schoots
Where: Willemstraat 27, Eindhoven; Telephone: +31 (0)40 2449 705;
Historic Open-air Museum - Historisch Openlucht Museum Eindhoven
Where: Boutenslaan 161 B, Eindhoven; Telephone: +31 (0)40 2522 281; More info: Bus 19 or 171 from the central station.;
Daf Museum
Where: Tongelresestraat 27, Eindhoven; Telephone: +31 (0)40 2444 364;
Reference information
Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Eindhoven
♥   Palace 'Bronbeek' , 69.2 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
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Eindhoven
♥   Basiliek van de Sint-Jan-de-Doper, Oosterhout, 47.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basiliek van de H.H. Wiro, Plechelmus en Otgerus, Sint-Odiliënberg, 49.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basiliek van de H. Amelberga, Susteren, 50.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basiliek van Onze Lieve Vrouw van het Heilig Hart, Sittard, 57.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Sint-Kwintenskathedraal, Hasselt, 58.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Virga-Jessebasiliek, Hasselt, 58.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basiliek Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Scherpenheuvel, Scherpenheuvel / Montaigu, 62.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Eindhoven and near

Queen's Day

From the series “Most Enchanting and Vibrant Festivals”
Every year at the end of April the Dutch celebrate the "most orange" festival on the planet - Queen's Day. The date of the event varies from year to year and falls on the 29th and 30th of April. The symbolic significance and grand scales are the main features of the huge party. The festivities are dedicated to Juliana, the ex-Queen of the Netherlands. It is also the day of national unity. This beautiful holiday, which has long received the status of important international event, is very symbolic and traditional. … Read further

Efteling Park

From the series “The Most Fantastic Amusement Parks in the World”
Efteling amusement park is one of the most remarkable and fabulous sites in the Netherlands. Every year, thousands of people choose Efteling as a place for family reunion. 'The main inhabitants' of the magnificent park are fairies, dwarves, elves and magicians. The park is characterized not only by a lot of the attractions, but also by the exclusive decorations. In the park there is the very beautiful castle and the numerous sculptures of the mythical figures. The unique landscape makes the park particularly magical. … Read further
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New Year events in Thailand are likely to bring more people this year because everyone is tired of lockdowns and craving normal life. Many tourists, who book hotels in Pattaya, Krabi, or Phuket for the holiday season, also want to participate. As champagne has become an essential drink for New Year celebrations, the question regarding alcohol consumption comes to mind. The government allowed serving alcoholic drinks during the New Year countdown but only open-air cafes and restaurants with good ventilation will be permitted to do this until 1 am on 1 January 2022. This rule is nationwide. Read this


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