Eindhoven, tourist information

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Coat of arms of Eindhoven
Coat of arms of Eindhoven

Number of inhabitants: 235.707
Number of national monuments: 153

Summary of Eindhoven


The Market in Eindhoven
The Market in Eindhoven

Eindhoven in North Brabant was originally a small fortified city on the Bommel, but nowadays a modern large student city. Eindhoven is also called the city of light because of the large factory that originally made light bulbs. A well-known slogan for the city is “Eindhoven the craziest!”, which was created by a PSV supporter. Eindhoven is now a bustling modern city, which has everything to offer that you can expect from a large city.


Interesting history of Eindhoven


The Saint Catherine's Church on Catharinaplein
The Saint Catherine's Church on Catharinaplein

Eindhoven originated around the year 1100 at the end of a sand ridge near Woensel. At the end of the sand ridge a Burcht was built (farm), probably named Eindhoven (Einde (sand ridge) and Hoeve). In 1232 a city was founded with city rights and a walled fortified city was created.

We will leave the fortified city aside for now, since through the wars, apart from a number of buildings, little of this history has remained of the history of the city. You can still see the historic shape of the fortress in the important arteries (roads and paths). You can also admire the remains of the Woenselse gate in the bicycle cellar under 18 Septemberplein.

In short, you come to Eindhoven to experience everything and to enjoy the modern architecture. For cultural heritage you could skip Eindhoven


Eindhoven Landmarks


The Emmaplein in Eindhoven
The Emmaplein in Eindhoven

What you cannot miss is the Sint-Catharinakerk on Catharinaplein, a historic church with two towers. The Father's Church
on the Tramstraat is also worth a visit. The market is a pleasant square worth seeing and the former concert hall at Stratumseind ​​23 is also worth seeing.


Shopping in Eindhoven


The 18 Septemberplein in Eindhoven
The 18 Septemberplein in Eindhoven

You can shop optimally in Eindhoven, really what you can expect from a large city, even though the city center is quite compact. You can enjoy a day here in a contemporary atmosphere.


Activities in Eindhoven


The Bergstraat in Eindhoven
The Bergstraat in Eindhoven

Eindhoven is a big city, you can do everything here. Many museums to choose from and also several cinemas for a movie night.

MUSEUMS EINDHOVENATTRACTIONS EINDHOVEN
  • Daf museum, about Daf's vehicles. Click here for the site.
  •  Philips museum, about manufacturer Philips. Click here for the site.
  •  Prehistoric Villageexperience the Middle Ages. Click here for the site.
  •  PSV museum, museum about the football club PSV. Click here for the site.
  •  Van Abbemuseum, contemporary art museum. Click here for the site.

Unfortunately we have no tips regarding attractions in Eindhoven. we can give a tip in the relevant

surroundings:

  • Animal kingdom Mierlo (>10km)Click here for the site.
CINEMAS EINDHOVENTHEATERS EINDHOVEN
  • Pathe Eindhoven, bioscope with regular program. Click here for the site.
  •  VUE Eindhoven, cinema with regular program. Click here for the site.
  •  SEE service cinema, bioscope with regular program. Click here for the site.
  •  wet lab, Cinema with special program. klik here for the site.
  • Park Theater Eindhoven. Click here for the site.
  • Stage Classic! Click here for the site.

Nature & Parks in Eindhoven


The Canal Street in Eindhoven
The Canal Street in Eindhoven

Near the city center you can relax from the bustle of the city around the Dommel in the Anne-Frankplantsoen and the Lex and Edo Hornemannplantsoen.

Nature lovers can easily visit (environment) Eindhoven, because next to Eindhoven is the Strabrechtse Heide, part of De Groote Heide Nature Border Park, 6000 hectares of nature pleasure.


Steps in Eindhoven


The Dommelstraat in Eindhoven
The Dommelstraat in Eindhoven


If you want to go out for a walk, you can go wild in Eindhoven. The many restaurants, bars, terraces, bars and other entertainment venues invite you to go. You should definitely not skip the street Stratumseind ​​for this.

 

 


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