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What to do in Eindhoven in 1 day What to do in Eindhoven in 1 day

What to do in Eindhoven in 1 day

From a simple dining and drinking to shopping and touring around the beautiful city, there are so many things a traveller can do in Eindhoven in just one day

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What to Do in Eindhoven in One Day

There’s a reason why the modern-day city of Eindhoven, the fifth largest city in the Netherlands, is called as the “City of Light”. It is situated in the southern region of the Netherlands, close to the borders of Belgium and Germany; Eindhoven can be accessed easily by road, rail and air from any part of the European continent.

Despite the busy and lively business activities during weekdays, the city does offer a good list of what to do in Eindhoven in one day.


Van Abbemuseum

If you are a lover of works by Picasso, Kandinsky, Chagall and Mondriaan, then visiting Van Abbemuseum is what you should do while in Eindhoven. The museum features one of the top ten modern and contemporary art collections from around the world. You will be able to see the impressive collection of some of the talented artists in Van Abbemuseum.

1891 Philips First Incandescent Lamp Factory

Eindhoven being called the City of Light for good reason though, and if you want to learn more about the first and the oldest factory of Philips bulbs, then you really should include the 1891 Lamp Factory in your what to do in Eindhoven in 1 day.

It was built in the 19th century and a place where you can experience the wonderful historical atmosphere of the old factory. With guided tour, you will also be able to learn about the facilities and witness how they first manufactured carbon filament light bulb back in 1891.

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Eindhoven is a beautiful city on its own, and it deserves a good visit from every traveller. If you have a plan on exploring Eindhoven and looking for what to do in Eindhoven in 1 day, we suggest for you to make an extensive research on which places you can go to for a short period of time.

Because, just like any other major cities in the world, to wander through the city in just one day will leave you with a bigger desire to come back to explore it again next time.

Market Square

Rows of terraces and shops will welcome you once you arrive at the Market Square. If you want a livelier atmosphere, visit the market on Saturday when the event of Lichtstadmarkt, or also known as City of Light Market, with second-hand products and arts is held. It’s definitely worth a visit!

The City Centre

There must be a strong reason why Eindhoven won the prize for the Best City Centre from 2011 until 2013. When you arrive in the city, the first thing you should cross off from your list of what to do in Eindhoven in one day is visiting the centre of the city. You will be able to explore modern shopping centres, a lot of bars, various museums and picturesque parks. If that doesn’t sound enough for you, perhaps the city’s great events will surprise you like the Queensday and Carnaval.

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What to do in Eindhoven in 1 day
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