Breda

Once a thriving political hub, this lovely city now boasts rich history, an array of fine old buildings, and nice museums.

The city center contains old buildings and portions of the singels (moats) and the harbour. Focal point is the Grote Markt, the main square with pubs and sidewalk cafes. Park Valkenberg is a major public park. Major historic buildings include The Grote Kerk (Large Church) or Onze Lieve Vrouwe Kerk (Church of Our Lady), a major example of the Brabant style of Gothic Architecture; The Castle of Breda; The Begijnhof, a Beguinage, Saint Anthony's Cathedral (Sint-Antoniuskathedraal), the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Breda; City Hall; and The Spanjaardsgat, a 16th-century watergate. Breda is also home to several interesting and beautiful museums.
Continue reading...

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • Breda Centrum
  • Breda, The Netherlands
  • Grote Kerk from Grote Markt
   

Plan your perfect trip to Netherlands!

Easily create an itinerary based on your preferences: Where to visit? For how long? What to do there?

Plan your trip

Top destinations in the North Brabant region

Recommended attractions

Suggested romantic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

More Itineraries

Suggested generic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

Suggested romantic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

Suggested generic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

More Itineraries

Recently saved trips:

What people say

More testimonials
The website is owned and operated by RoutePerfect Ltd. Hotel reviews Powered by