The place to be
's-Hertogenbosch (population 150,000) is the capital of the province of Noord-Brabant, in the South of the Netherlands. The formerly fortified town is the ‘Cultural Capital of the South’. The city centre with its many cultural and historical highlights brings together the old and the new. The city boasts many annual festivals and events, appealing museums and music/theatre venues plus contemporary art and design. The ancient underground river, the Binnendieze, and a host of other fascinating sites and monuments make this city a favourite destination.
Centrally located: St John’s Cathedral (1380). This listed church building can be seen from anywhere in the city and rises tall above it. Another famous icon, painter Jheronimus Bosch (1450), is one of the most influential Dutch Masters in history.
Immediately beyond the city walls is an area of outstanding natural beauty, the ‘Bossche Broek’, open space to relax and enjoy the surroundings. And lastly l's-Hertogenbosch is THE place to be for those who love good food and shopping. The city’s unique restaurants and lively pubs welcome you and the trendy concept stores and modern boutiques offer something for everyone, for any budget. And the former industrial area ‘Tramkade’ is where you will find contemporary urban art and entertainment.