Delft – Old City of Blue Pottery (Netherlands)
Delft is an old city that could be an alternative for one day trip from Amsterdam to Rotterdam when you go travel to Netherlands. Delft is not too large city, the object of city icons can be visited in one day on foot.
Delft has two old landmark that must be visited, namely the Nieuwe Kerk, which literally means ‘New Church’, which is a building with stunning architecture of renaissance. From top of the Nieuwe Kerk tower we can enjoy the view of Delft city from all directions, the altitude is 108 meters and this is the second highest church in the Netherlands after the Utrecht Dom.
The second famous landmark of Delft is Oude Kerk, which literally means ‘Old Church’. Called the old church as it established in the early 1200s and it is the oldest church in Delft. not much differ from the Nieuwe Kerk, Oude Kerk characteristic can be seen in the architectural design that very beautiful and gothic.
But one thing that makes Delft is very popular between tourists is not that two churches, but The bluish crafts pottery. That’s why this town also called as “Delfts Blauw” or “the blue Delft”. Delft is the best place to buy souvenirs because the prices of goods are much cheaper compared to other cities.
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