Eindhoven refers to a city as well as a municipality in the province of North Brabant. It originally used to be a confluence of the Gender and Dommel streams before the damming of the Gender in the mid twentieth century. Eindhoven is the largest city in North Brabant and fifth largest city in the Netherlands. The year 2011 saw the city of Eindhoven being named as the world’s most intelligent community. Some of the cities that lie in close proximity with the city of Eindhoven include Tilburg, Monchengladbach, Utrecht, Krefeld and Antwerp.
Eindhoven is home to a number of amazing attractions. Jacob-Oppenheim-Straat is home to a forty five meter high metallic structure which houses the biggest carillon in the Netherlands. It features a total number of sixty one bells presented to the city in the year 1956. The other attraction in the city of Eindhoven is Evoluon which refers to a modern building that resembles a flying saucer and which is housed under the auspices of the museum of science and technology established by the Phillips concern in commemoration of the firms seventy fifth anniversary. The building is currently used as a Conference centre. To get to these attractions you need to hire a car in Eindhoven.
The other attraction in Eindhoven is the Kempenland Museum which is housed on the Old Steenjeskerk. It features an illustration of the culture and history of the Kempenland, and the immediate environs of the city of Eindhoven. One of its illustrations includes the nineteenth century cottage textile industry as well as the farming life. The other attraction is Nuenen which is in close proximity with Kempenland. It is where the eccentric world renowned artist Van Gogh lived from the years 1883 to 1885 in the pastor’s house which has been renovated and restored to its original condition and style. The Van Gogh Documentation Centre is also found in Nuenen. There is a monument that dates back to the year 1932 and which has been erected to commemorate him. The Van Gogh Documentation Center features an exhibition that showcases documents and photographs of the artist’s stay in Nuenen. This collection also includes subjects as well as locations of scenes that were painted by him. To get to these attractions, you need to rent a car in Eindhoven.
The other popular attraction in Eindhoven is the Philips monument. It refers to a monument in honor of A.F Phillips who is the son of the founder of the firm. The other attraction in Eindhoven is the St Catharinakerk which refers to a neo-gothic building that dates back to the year 1867 and which is attributed to the renowned architect P.J. H Cuypers. To get to this attraction you need car rental in Eindhoven.
The other attraction in Eindhoven is the Van Abbe Museum which refers to one of the most important galleries in the Netherlands. The museum was opened only after the end of the WWII and features works by modern painters.
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