Den Bosch (also known as ‘s-Hertogenbosch) is a historic fortified city that has retained its medieval character. Many places are still lively reminders of its glorious past. The city walls and bastions of the fortress ‘s-Hertogenbosch date from the 16th and 17th centuries and are still almost completely intact. There are two rivers flowing through the city, the Dommel and the Binnendieze.
Highlights of Den Bosch
One of the major attractions is the Gothic St. John's Cathedral. The city also has many museums including the Stedelijk Museum (Municipal Museum), dedicated to contemporary art and design and the Carnival Museum. You should absolutely visit the Jheronimus Bosch Art Center, which honors Den Bosch’s most famous resident, the fifteenth-century painter Jheronimus Bosch.
Visit Den Bosch
Den Bosch is known as being a great place to shop. The burgundian atmosphere is notable through the great amount of bars, cafes and restaurants. One of the culinary specialities of the city is the Bossche Bol. You cannot visit Den Bosch without trying this delicious pastry.