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Top Choice Church in Den Bosch

St Janskathedraal

One of the finest churches in the Netherlands, this cathedral took from 1336 to 1550 to complete. The interior has late-Gothic stained-glass windows, an organ case from the 17th century and a much-revered statue of …
Top Choice Museum in Den Bosch

Jheronimus Bosch Art Center

Housed in the grand, century-old St Jacob's Church, this remarkable museum has reproductions of all 29 known Bosch paintings brought to life by an explanatory free booklet. Atmosphere is added by dangling 3D sculptu…
Top Choice Bistro in Den Bosch

Dit

Fun and funky, Dit ('This') is a total delight for drinks, snacks or offbeat meals, some of them imaginative flights of fancy including goat's-cheese eclairs with caramelised hazelnuts – a delicious work of art.
Top Choice Cafe in Den Bosch

Robbies Cafe

Perfect for a coffee, fresh juice, croque-monsieur or lunchtime baguette, Robbies is a prizewinning 'concept store' in a former bank building – look downstairs in the kids' area to see the old vaults, now used to ho…
Museum in Den Bosch

Noordbrabants Museum

Housed in the 18th-century former governor's residence, this modern museum uses art and several immersive experiences to give interesting if sometimes confusingly disconnected overviews of Brabant's convoluted histo…
Historic Building in Den Bosch

Stadhuis

At the southern edge of Den Bosch's vast, triangular market square, the spired town hall was given its classical baroque appearance in 1670.
Museum in Den Bosch

Design Museum Den Bosch

Opened in 2014 and rebranded in 2018, the museum's two large halls offer changing, interactive exhibitions focusing especially on ceramics and jewellery but also taking fascinating glances at the design concepts tha…
Carnival in Den Bosch

Oeteldonk Carnaval

Den Bosch dresses in red, white and yellow and is 'renamed' Oeteldonk during carnival, which features big parades on the three days before Shrove Tuesday. The biggest is on Monday but things kick off on Sunday with …
Microbrewery in Den Bosch

Café Bar le Duc

Amid the crush of appealing bars on Korenbrugstraat, Bar Le Duc is a buzzy, narrow haunt cluttered with nautical gear and assorted oddments of bric-a-brac. It stocks over 80 beers, notably the rather yeasty Kolleke …
Coffee in Den Bosch

Koffiehuis Voltaire

Apparently Voltaire drank 40 cups a day, but one or two are delicious enough to savour at this friendly, alternative coffee specialist with stool-seats made from old vinyl records.