Author Archives: Jos Swart

Market Hall Rotterdam

Covered market First of all, the Market Hall is a residential and office building with a market hall underneath, located in Rotterdam. The building opened on October 1 2014 and was opened by Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. The complex houses 228 apartments, 4500 m2 retail space, 1600 m2 horeca and an underground parking garage […]

Kunsthal Rotterdam

First Art Hall 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 […]

Brielle – The Fortified City

Brielle is a picturesque fortification town with ramparts and many monuments. Brielle is a fortified town, which dates back to the middle ages. 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 […]

Museum Boijmans van Beuningen

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Museum information 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, […]

Dordrechts Museum

Dordrechts Museum

Dordrechts Museum, founded in 1842, is one of the oldest museums in the Netherlands. In over 175 years, a rich collection has been built up that includes six centuries of Dutch painting.Since then, the internationally renowned and appreciated collection of painting has become one of the most important in the urban museums of the Netherlands. […]