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If one visits the main square in Delft you will definitely see it as it is in front of the Nieuwe... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
BernardSanetd
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Durbanville, South Africa
Cannot miss it

If you are in the main square and near the New church you cannot miss it. It is worth reading about... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Paul A
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Maldon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Just a 20 minute walk from the Central Transportation Station (look for tallest steeple). We had finished our tour of the Royal Delft factory and showroom. We took a slightly different route back to the Delft tram / train / bus transportation station (20 minutes)...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

If one visits the main square in Delft you will definitely see it as it is in front of the Nieuwe Kerk.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BernardSanetd
Reviewed 2 May 2018

If you are in the main square and near the New church you cannot miss it. It is worth reading about the great man either on the statue or from a guide book.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Paul A
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I love taking pictures of statues, been reminding myself that they must have done something good in their life time to deserve a statue! This guy did! This statue is located at the center of the Markt or Market Square, near the Oud Kerk and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The is a cool bronze statue, but probably over-rated. If you are there, it is a nice Kodak moment, but since no one knows who he was, it really is not a "must see" attraction. It is a bronze sculpture crafted by Frans L. Stacke...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

The Hugo de Groot Monument was created to honour Hugo Grotius who was a successful law maker and arbitrator who was born in Delft and known for his religious tolerance. He was imprisoned for the principles that he had and was exiled to Paris and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank paullegate
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Just walking in the Markt Square, between the Nieuwe Kerk and Stadhuis van Delft, we couldn't miss this monument, that was erected in the honor of Hugo Grotius. He was one of the most distinguished law makers and author of many international laws. In fact,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This Statue in the middle of the town square is difficult to ignore. Supposedly the father of all modern legal systems, I have yet to find anyone who is aware of him. The statue is a good meeting point for groups and much of the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank JohnH194
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Nice to view when visiting delft but it doesnt add anything to your entire experience in delft. So if you want to visit do so, but dont feel obliged to view this sculpture

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Coend14
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Nice monument in front of the New church and right at the center of Delft. Gives a nice view to the centrum and the square.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank rahulsharma38
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