Delft, The Netherlands

The canal ringed city of Delft is known as the manufacturing base for Delftware, hand-painted blue-and-white pottery. In its old town, the medieval Oude Kerk is the burial site of native son and Dutch Master painter Johannes Vermeer. Once the seat of the royal House of Orange, the 15th-century Nieuwe Kerk houses the family’s tombs and overlooks Delft’s lively market square.

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Nieuwe Kerk and statue of Hugo Grotius
Town Hall
Nieuwe Kerk

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View of the Town Hall viewed from the tower of the Nieuwe Kerk
Detail of the Town Hall
Windmill The Rose

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Detail of the mausoleum of William the Silent

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Bible in the Nieuwe Kerk

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Statue of Geertruyt van Oosten in front of the Oude Kerk
Canal near the Nieuwe Kerk
Detail of the mausoleum of William the Silent

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