The Best Of Delft Walking Tour
|Together with a professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Delft was a trade centre in the 16th and 17th centuries and was famous for its tin-glazed earthenware, or delftware, but was superseded in trade by Rotterdam in the 18th century. Do you know that Delft is famous as the home of the famous blue and white Delftware tiles that have been sold around the world since the EIC brought ceramic arts to Delft? Have you ever heard about Delft’s beloved painters? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Delft. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!|
- Professional local tour guide
- Prinsenhof museum Entrance Fees
- Old church Entrance Fees
- New church Entrance Fees
Route & Duration
Prinsenhof, or The Court of the Prince in Delft, is a city palace that dates back to the Middle Ages. It is the place that William of Orange successfully fought against Spanish occupation in the 16th century. When visiting this museum, you will see the beautiful and unique collection of Delftware pottery that made Holland famous all over the world.
The Oude Kerk (Old Church) Church, nicknamed Oude Jan ("Old John") and Scheve Jan ("Skewed John"), is located in the heart of Delft's Old Town. It is the most famous Protestant Gothic church from its 75-meter-tall Leaning Tower. From there, you can find the church's main unique attractions, which include the following 27 stained glass windows, three pipes and two bells in the bell tower.
Delft’s City Hall
A must-see when you visit City Hall is the portrait of the Counts of Orange and Nassau, including some by Michiel van Mierevelt. The oldest area of the Capitol building is the bell tower, covered with limestone "Gobertanger" from Wallonia
Did you know that one of the largest and oldest market squares in Europe is Market in Delft (known as de Markt)? It would be better if you can visit this market because Thursday is a big market day, there will be 150 stalls actively selling cheese, fish, vegetables, bread, nuts and other delicacies..
When visiting the new church, you will Discover valuable treasures changing exhibition and the majestic old interior There are many beautiful clocks that date back to 1659. Furthermore, there is legend that the small statues of the dog whose prince's feet starved to death following the tragic departure of the prince's owner.
Oostpoort is a historic city gate with Gothic spires in Delft built around the 1400s. This is the only remaining city gate in Delft. The remainder, destroyed in the 19th century, it now serves as an art gallery and private residence.
Near the cow statue (Beestenmarkt 14A, 2611 GB Delft)
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.