The New Church of Delft

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On Delft’s Market Square, opposite city hall lies the ‘Nieuwe Kerk’ (New Church). The New Church of Delft has a permanent exhibition that explains the rich history of Delft and its relation with to Royal House. At good weather. you can climb the tower and enjoy the views of the historical city center, and The Hague and Rotterdam in the distance.

The House of Orange

William of Orange lived in Delft from where he fought against the Spanish occupier. When he was murdered at ‘Prinsenhof’ in 1584, he was buried in the New Church. From that moment on, the New Church was the last resting place for members of the Royal House.

Visit the New Church

Your stay in Delft isn’t complete without a visit to the New Church. The decorations, royal tributes, exhibition and amazing views from the tower make this church one of the most impressive ones in Holland. Your ticket to the New Church also gives access to the Old Church.