Delft

Local nameDelft
LocationNetherlands

Delft is a city and municipality in the province of South Holland, Netherlands. It is located between Rotterdam, to the southeast, and The Hague, to the northwest. Together with them, it is part of both Rotterdam–The Hague metropolitan area and the Randstad.

Delft is a popular tourist attraction in the country. It is home to Delft University of Technology, regarded as center of technological research and development in the Netherlands, Delft Blue pottery and the currently reigning House of Orange-Nassau. Historically, Delft played a highly influential role in the Dutch Golden Age. Delft has a special place in the history of microbiology. In terms of science and technology, thanks to the pioneering contributions of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek and Martinus Beijerinck, Delft can be considered to be the true birthplace of microbiology, with its several sub-disciplines such as bacteriology, protozoology, and virology.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delft

Official Website https://www.delft.nl/

Coordinates 52°0'41.046" N 4°21'30.204" E

Tours and activities: Delft

The Royal Delft Experience

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Discover the Town of Delft: Guided Walking Tour

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