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Hugo de Groot Monument

Oude Delft 167, 2611 HB Delft, The Netherlands
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Monument of great dutch jurist in Delft

Just walking in the Markt Square, between the Nieuwe Kerk and Stadhuis van Delft, we couldn't miss... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oleg Y
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Belgrade, Serbia
Interesting Historical Figure

This Statue in the middle of the town square is difficult to ignore. Supposedly the father of all... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
John H
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Oude Delft 167, 2611 HB Delft, The Netherlands

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

1  Thank John H
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

1  Thank Coen d
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.

1  Thank rahulsharma38
Reviewed 3 November 2016

An interesting thing to see at markt in Delft is the Hugo de Groot monument situated just outside the entrance to Nieuwe Kerk. This is the works of Frans L. Stacke (1886). Hugo de Groot was a son of Delft who left his mark in...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Nice statue in the main square of the city. Dark and impressive, big and very well refined, it's one of the most iconic spots. Link between the Church and the City Hall.

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The elegant, imposing monument to Hugo de Groot stands in the famous central Markt in Old Delft, making it impossible to miss on a visit to the charming old town. The monument honors a man not well known outside the Netherlands (except perhaps by attorneys...More

Thank njcavalier
Reviewed 29 July 2016

It is a monument recognizing a legend Hugo de Groot standing distinctly in front of the Church that overlooks everything in the square. Grand and stately.

Thank Benny053
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Beautiful monument with a great location, it stands in front of the "majestic" church and overlooks the entire plaza were the restaurants, souvenir shops, cheese shops are located. Very well located for some pictures.

Thank ycalu
Reviewed 29 June 2016

It's a nice monument and it is in the centre of town, so why not see it and photograph it? Part of the interesting history of Delft.

Thank peetajohn
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