Dordrecht, my beloved city.

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The station of Dordrecht

Dordrecht is the oldest city of Holland, it has about 1000 monuments.

You can reach Dordt by train, then you can take a bus to the inner city, or you can walk for 10 minutes.

Near the station, on the Spuiboulevard, is the VVV office where you can buy a city route, called "Rondje Dordt", which shows you the most important sights of the inner city.

You also can take the Fast Ferry from Rotterdam, or the waterbus.

The atmosphere in Dordt is very lively, there are many shops, restaurants, cafés and people.

There`s a lot to do the whole year.

When you visit The Netherlands, you have to visit Dordrecht, it’s a must!

The most important building is "The Big Church".

View from the Vriesebrug

The famous tower of the Big Church has the largest Carillon of Europe, which consists of 64 bells.

You always hear the Carillon in the city and it sounds very nice.

The tower can be visit the whole year and after 275 steps pffff......, you’ve a wonderful view at Dordt.

The inside of the church is also very beautiful, with the world famous organ.

The tower weights 12 million kilo.

Then you have the City Hall, build in 1383, the City Hall was first a covered market.

Also very important to see is the Old Harbour, guarded by the gate "Groothoofdspoort".

It’s a very nice place to walk and enjoy the view at the river, or to eat and drink something.

In Dordrecht are many events to do every year, such as:

The yearly Christmas Market in December, the greatest market of Europe

Dordt in Steam, the greatest steam festival of Europe every 2 years.

De Grote Kerk, The Big Church

Blue River festival, Wantijpop festival and a lot more.

I like to shop in Dordt on the Voorstraat which is the longest shop street of the Netherlands, the Bagijnhof, Drievriendenhof and in the other streets.

I often drink coffee in Talamini, I don`t like ice cream, but they say the ice creams there are delicious, even so is the coffee!

Talamini is across the Visbrug (Fish Bridge) on the Groenmarkt number 141

On the Visbrug is the state of Johan Cornelis de Witt.

I made a photo about it, also of the ice creams from Talamini, I think they thought I was so fond of it, I should dream about it :-)

In the Vriesestraat there is a nice bakery where you can drink coffee and cake, or chocolate, very, very nice!

On the Vriesebrug ( the bridge ) you can take a fish to eat, or a Greece snack, 5 minutes further there is La Venezia, they also have delicious Italian ice creams!

There are a lot more restaurants, try it yourself!

On the internet sites of Dordrecht you can find a lot of information about Dordt

and when you want to know something you can always ask me.

I live near Dordrecht and wish everyone who comes to visit Dordt a very pleasant stay, enjoy it!

 

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The station of Dordrecht
The station of Dordrecht
View from the Vriesebrug
View from the Vriesebrug
De Grote Kerk, The Big Church
De Grote Kerk, The Big Church
View from the Vriesebrug
View from the Vriesebrug
View from the Vriesebrug
View from the Vriesebrug
View from the Vriesebrug
View from the Vriesebrug
La Venezia, they have delicious ic…
La Venezia, they have delicious i…
Vriesestraat
Vriesestraat
Vriesestraat
Vriesestraat
Scheffersplein
Scheffersplein
Vriesestraat
Vriesestraat
Going into the innercity
Going into the innercity
Albert Cuyp
Albert Cuyp
Bagijnhof
Bagijnhof
Music in the Statengang
Music in the Statengang
Voorstraat
Voorstraat
In De Vergulde Lampet
In De Vergulde Lampet
Kauwgom muur, chewing gum wall
Kauwgom muur, chewing gum wall
Kauwgom muur, chewing gum wall
Kauwgom muur, chewing gum wall
Canal near the Voorstraat
Canal near the Voorstraat
Visbrug, fish bridge
Visbrug, fish bridge
On the Visbrug,the fish bridge
On the Visbrug,the fish bridge
The state of Johan Cornelis de Wit…
The state of Johan Cornelis de Wi…
Talamini Belissimo!
Talamini Belissimo!
Delicious
Delicious
View from the Visbrug, fish bridge
View from the Visbrug, fish bridge
The beautiful flowers everywhere i…
The beautiful flowers everywhere …
The City Hall
The City Hall
The City Hall
The City Hall
De Gulden Os 1523, the Golden Os, …
De Gulden Os 1523, the Golden Os,…
De Gulden Os 1523 , the Golden Os
De Gulden Os 1523 , the Golden Os
A house with cloverleaf motif abov…
A house with cloverleaf motif abo…
Small cruise boat
Small cruise boat
Phil Gebouw, Phil building
Phil Gebouw, Phil building
Horse and cart with a married coup…
Horse and cart with a married cou…
De Ark, the tower has eight sides
De Ark, the tower has eight sides
The police on the Groenmarkt
The police on the Groenmarkt
The front of the Big Church
The front of the Big Church
The tower of the Big Church
The tower of the Big Church
Leuve brug, Leuve bridge
Leuve brug, Leuve bridge
Het Rotterdamse huis 1720, The hou…
Het Rotterdamse huis 1720, The ho…
Logo on Het Rotterdamse huis, the …
Logo on Het Rotterdamse huis, the…
Pottenkade, Potten quay
Pottenkade, Potten quay
Grandma, waiting for grandpa on th…
Grandma, waiting for grandpa on t…
Voorstraat
Voorstraat
Voorstraat
Voorstraat
The Giraffe near the the Old Church
The Giraffe near the the Old Church
Mazelaarsbrug Nieuwe haven, Mazela…
Mazelaarsbrug Nieuwe haven, Mazel…
Engelenburgerbrug, Engelenburger b…
Engelenburgerbrug, Engelenburger …
harbour
harbour
Engelenburgerbrug, Engelenburger b…
Engelenburgerbrug, Engelenburger …
fireboat
fireboat
Police boat
Police boat
View from the Engelenburgerbrug, E…
View from the Engelenburgerbrug, …
harbour
harbour
The train bridge
The train bridge
De Lange Ijzeren Brug, the long ir…
De Lange Ijzeren Brug, the long i…
View from De Lange Ijzeren Brug, t…
View from De Lange Ijzeren Brug, …
Het Huis met de Koppen, the house …
Het Huis met de Koppen, the house…
Het huis met Vader Tijd, the house…
Het huis met Vader Tijd, the hous…
Vader Tijd, father time, with a sa…
Vader Tijd, father time, with a s…
Pakhuis Stockholm, warehouse Stock…
Pakhuis Stockholm, warehouse Stoc…
Vuilniswagen, dust cart
Vuilniswagen, dust cart
Diamatebrug Wolwevershaven, Diamat…
Diamatebrug Wolwevershaven, Diama…
Diamatebrug Wolwevershaven, Diamat…
Diamatebrug Wolwevershaven, Diama…
The tower of the Groothoofds gate
The tower of the Groothoofds gate
Groothoofd
Groothoofd
Restaurant Jonge Pier Groothoofd
Restaurant Jonge Pier Groothoofd
view at Groothoofd
view at Groothoofd
The tree rivers: Oude Maas, Noord,…
The tree rivers: Oude Maas, Noord…
Groothoofdspoort, the city gate
Groothoofdspoort, the city gate
Groothoofdspoort, the city gate
Groothoofdspoort, the city gate
Groothoofdspoort, the city gate
Groothoofdspoort, the city gate
De Dordtse maagd, The virgin of Do…
De Dordtse maagd, The virgin of D…
Tekst on the city gate Groothoofd
Tekst on the city gate Groothoofd
Het wapen van Dordrecht, the logo …
Het wapen van Dordrecht, the logo…
Groothoofdspoort, the city gate of…
Groothoofdspoort, the city gate o…
Hotel Bellevue, the oldest hotel o…
Hotel Bellevue, the oldest hotel …
Bridge bij Groothoofd
Bridge bij Groothoofd
View from the bridge bij Groothoofd
View from the bridge bij Groothoofd
Groothoofd
Groothoofd
Fast Ferry, the boat between Rotte…
Fast Ferry, the boat between Rott…
On the city wall in Dordrecht
On the city wall in Dordrecht
Huis De Hen, house the Hen, with a…
Huis De Hen, house the Hen, with …
Huis de Hen, house the Hen
Huis de Hen, house the Hen
Huis Engelenhoven, house Engelenho…
Huis Engelenhoven, house Engelenh…
a shop in the Wijnstraat, Wijn str…
a shop in the Wijnstraat, Wijn st…
Bonifatiuskerk 1823, Bonifatius ch…
Bonifatiuskerk 1823, Bonifatius c…
Bibelot in the Bonifatiuskerk chur…
Bibelot in the Bonifatiuskerk chu…
Manneke Pis van Dordrecht
Manneke Pis van Dordrecht
Manneke Pis van Dordrecht
Manneke Pis van Dordrecht
Het huis De Onbeschaamde with Mann…
Het huis De Onbeschaamde with Man…
Dit is in Bevereburch, standing on…
Dit is in Bevereburch, standing o…
Nieuwbrug 1851, New bridge
Nieuwbrug 1851, New bridge
spreuk op Cronenburgh: Ik tel alle…
spreuk op Cronenburgh: Ik tel all…
Cronenburgh, a city house called C…
Cronenburgh, a city house called …
Wijnbrug, Wijn bridge
Wijnbrug, Wijn bridge
View from the Wijnbrug, Wijn bridge
View from the Wijnbrug, Wijn bridge
Cafe De Tijd, Cafe The Time
Cafe De Tijd, Cafe The Time
fairground on the Spuiboulevard
fairground on the Spuiboulevard
fairground on the Spuiboulevard
fairground on the Spuiboulevard
The Boogjes
The Boogjes
Leaving Dordrecht
Leaving Dordrecht
The station of Dordrecht
The station of Dordrecht
Rondje Dordt, the city route, very…
Rondje Dordt, the city route, ver…
Dordrecht
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