Royal delft porcelain is one of the grand things to see in Delft.


evening show in the Delft old city hall which is one of the attractions in Delft.

evening show in the Delft old city hall which is one of the attractions in Delft South Holland Netherlands

With many attractions and things to see,  Delft South Holland Netherlands is not to be missed. Delft city is also popular for the Royal Delft Porcelain museum. This city is also the famous as the birth place of Vermeer and Dutch kings burial place. The town of Delft has many things to do and see .

Moreover the Delft South Holland Netherlands is famous for its technical university, TU Delft. During your visit to Holland, Delft is not to be missed.

Things to see in the town of Delft also includes a canal ride along its center, the old and new churches, the church square, the city hall.  It is worth a visit to one of the main attractions in Delft South Holland Netherlands ; The headquarters of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). Other things to see in the town of Delft also includes indulging in a boat ride in the Delft city canals.


A short walk from the center of Delft  to the North around 15 minutes will bring you to the farm  area of Buytendelft.  This is officially the children’s farm owned by the city hall and one of the attractions in the town of Delft. Here you will see a small farm filled with dairy animals such as sheep, pigs and goat together with different kinds of birds. Next to the Buytendelft is the vacation park of the Delftse Hout. In Delftse Hout, people stay in caravans or small chalets and cook themselves while on vacation.

The Delftse hout camping park is one of the things to see in Delft and its vicinity.

The Delftse hout camping park-Delft South Holland Netherlands.

If you are not used this type of vacation, this is a beautiful place to see how Dutch people spend their typical vacations. Around Delftse Hout, there are ample hiking possibilities through the forest. Delftse Hout is a recommended attraction if you are visiting with children.

The Delft university is renowned for international technical achievements. Some of the examples of these achievements include awards related to flight simulation and also combating climate change.


The porcelain work was initially started by the Chinese in the 12th century but during the renaissance and colonial times of the 16th and 17th century Holland took over the as the porcelain centre of the world. From this time the Royal Dutch porcelain has become world famous. Delft holds the headquarters of this exquisite work and the Royal Delft porceyleyne fles is the only remaining factory to show how porcelain is designed, hand painted and baked in ovens just as they did 400 years ago. During the tour to the museum you will see how the designers are working at the new works and also the traditional Christmas porcelain selections. At the end you have the opportunity to buy some real Royal blue souvenirs. Another delftware factory ‘’Paauw’’ allows you to paint your own design inside the factory.


This is one of the world famous technical universities located in Delft. This university is famous for technical subjects, design and science. Throughout Delft you see different campuses housed in the city totalling to 6. Currently there are 25,000 students and 6,000 staff in TU Delft.


In the middle of the center and standing above other is the new church of Delft. You can clearly see very far from the more than 180 meter tower that various stones have been used over the years. The oldest parts of the church date from the fourteenth century. The New Church of Delft is also the final resting place of William of Orange, who was murdered in 1584. He is considered to be the national hero in Holland and from him the royal family is descending.


The Old church of Delft was built in the thirteenth century and is also the oldest church in Delft. A significant factor about this church is that you can clearly see that the tower is slightly tilted. It is suspected that this is because the tower is built on a piece of filled-in canal. In this church we see the burial place of the famous artist Johannes Vermeer who drew paintings like the milk maid and the girl with a pearl. There are also hundreds of wonderful glass murals in this church which is not to be missed.


Right across from the new church in Delft is the old town hall, built in Renaissance style. These two historic sights give the Market its own character. Delft's town hall was already built in the seventeenth century. The However, the tower is older, it was built around thirteen hundred. The its tower, also known as ``het Steen``, has long served as a prison. Enthusiasts can admire the torture instruments with their own eyes.


One of the best ways to discover the old city of Delft is through a tour with the boat. During this tour you will get to see 2 butter factories, the Dutch East Indian company headquarters, old buildings which are now used as monuments and also some of the university campuses. It’s a recommended tour if you are in Delft for 1 day. This one and half hour boat trip will amaze you and give more knowledge on Delft.