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Old September 24th, 2008, 12:03 AM   #1
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8 Cities in Holland (Amsterdam, R'dam, Utrecht and more!)

Here you find 51 pictures of cities in Holland. It's a compilation of pictures that i made the last few years. I show you Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Maastricht, Eindhoven, Tilburg, Geleen and Sittard. I hope you enjoy!


Rotterdam (part 1)

600.000 inhabitants



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The Kop van Zuid, the docklands of Rotterdam.



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Rotterdam is the biggest port of the world. Here some old abandonded harbour buildings.


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The Montevideo, with a hight of aprox. 150 meters one of the highest skyscrapers in Holland.



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Social housing project near the South trainstation.



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The Noordereiland, this is an island in the river the Maas. Here you sind some older buildings.



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View to the city-center.






Sittard

50.000 inhabitants



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My hometown Sittard lies in the South of the Netherlands, near Belgium and Germany.



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Social housing project from the seventies. These are the highest flats in town.



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City-centre.



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Approx. 50% of Holland lies below! sea level. I think that more than 90% of the country is flat, but the area Limburg is an exceptions, with little hills (till 321 m. above sea-level).



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European heaquarter of Sabic.






Eindhoven


210.000 inhabitants.


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The Regent and the Admirant, 2 towers from almost 100 m. high. Picture is taken through the window of a train.



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Eindhoven is famous because of Philips, a Dutch multinational. In this city sir Philips invents the incandescent.







Utrecht

300.000 inhabitants


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The Oude Gracht.



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The Dom church is the highest curch tower in Holland (112 m.).



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Central Station/ Hoog Catherijne, a huge shopping mall, with offices, hotels etc.









Amsterdam

750.000 inhabitants


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The city center is famous for its canals.



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A shopping street in the city center.



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Koningsplein.



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Damrak.






Geleen

35.000 inhabitants.


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A little city in the south of the Netherlands. Till +/- 35 years ago here were big coal mines. They closed and a huge chemical plant started here (DSM).




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At the background you see a bit of the industry.







Maastricht

120.000 inhabitants.



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The oldest city in Holland has Belgium and French influences. Here you see the river the Maas.



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Old factories.



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The town hall is almost 400 years old. Some buildings in the city are 1000 years old.



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Vieuw from the Sint-Pietersberg.


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Near the city-center.







Tilburg

200.000 inhabitants.


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The Westpoint, a new skyscraper.







Rotterdam (part 2)



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A bit of the Rotterdam skyline. Many of these towers are appartments.



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Noordereiland and the Erasmusbridge.



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Many buildings of +/- 100 meter high. But the last years the towers become higher and higher. The Maastower (U/C) becomes 165 meter high.



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Skyline Kop van Zuid.



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Laurenskerk.



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A shopping mall, tram and the Schielnad tower.



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Highrises near the central Station.



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With this buildings the highrise boom started in Rotterdam.



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Delftse Poort, 150 meter high, the higshest building in Holland.



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The Coolsingel.
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Old September 24th, 2008, 02:36 AM   #2
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great tour! very nice
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Old September 24th, 2008, 03:25 AM   #3
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Old September 24th, 2008, 04:14 AM   #4
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Excellent collection, thank you for sharing.
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Rotterdam rules!!
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Thank you so much for the phototour. Enjoyed them.
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Old September 25th, 2008, 01:21 AM   #7
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One of the best threads with Holland photos here in SSC... cool!

I really like the country, hope go there some day
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Old September 25th, 2008, 06:47 PM   #8
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Holland is great very nice pics
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