Author Archives: Jos Swart

The Peace Palace

The Peace Palace

The Peace Palace is an international law administrative building in Den Haag (The Hague). Feel  welcome to visit the Peace Palace Visitors Centre. This modern exhibition and impressive 35-40 minute film give you an introduction of history of the Peace Palace and to the juridical institutions of the Netherlands. This is the Permanent Court of […]

Kunsthal Rotterdam

Kunsthal Rotterdam

Kunsthal Rotterdam, opened in 1992, is an exhibition space in Rotterdam. It is the first art hall in the Netherlands. The Kunsthal Rotterdam is one of the leading cultural institutions in the Netherlands. From modern masters and contemporary art to forgotten cultures, photography, fashion and design. With over twenty exhibitions a year, the Kunsthal offers a […]

Brielle – The Fortified City

Brielle

Brielle is a picturesque fortification town with ramparts and many monuments. Brielle is a fortified town. This can be seen on the walls, ramparts, bastions and other defenses that surround the city. These had to protect the civilian population from external attacks. Over the centuries, several invaders have tried to conquer the Netherlands. Wherever you […]

Museum Boijmans van Beuningen

Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam is one of the oldest museums in the Netherlands. The museum shows how everyday objects have changed over the last eight hundred years, from medieval jugs and glassware from Holland’s Golden Age to Rietveld furniture and contemporary Dutch design. The museum houses a unique collection of paintings, sculptures and […]