Dudok and Duiker: famous architects in the garden city of Hilversum


Admire the world famous City Hall of Hilversum, created by Willem Marinus Dudok. Visit the residential areas and public buildings Dudok designed as the architect of this energetic, expanding city. And, include the Sanatorium Zonnestraal designed by the young architect Jan Duiker. The complex is now nominated for the World Heritage List.

A Bridge too far


Oosterbeek is known internationally for the Battle of Arnhem. During the Second World War the area played an important role because of the airborne forces and battle of the allied troops in September 1944, as part of Operation Market Garden.

A walk around Amsterdam’s Second Golden Age


When you think about Amsterdam, the city center is identified by its famous ring of canals dating from the 17th century. Bordering the center is the Singelgracht canal where a number of important monuments collectively tell the story of Amsterdam’s Second Golden Age, the period of growth which began after the opening of the North Sea Canal in 1876.

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