Beestenmarkt

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Bianca S
3 contributions
Friends
Gezellig..Its a small market square with lots of little cafe' s and eateries.
The atmosphere is cosy/gezellig.
We went to Kobush Kuch ...great coffee and appeltaart.
Night time is great at the Beestenmarkt!
Written January 7, 2020
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high_low73
Bergen, Norway790 contributions
Family
This lovely square is filled with trees shading you on warm days as you sit on one of the restaurants that is all around the square. There is plenty of restaurants to choose from, and in our opinion much better choice of restaurants than what you find on Markt. We found that this was the most popular place for the locals as well.

From 1595 to 1972 the square was the Delft cattle market where local farmers came with their cattle. This was then replaced making place for a parking lot. In the 90's it was being transformed into the lively square you'll find today.
Written July 11, 2019
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Photophilplym
Plymouth, UK274 contributions
Couples
A must visit if you are in the area. It is full of lovely canals and interesting shops as well as old church towers, castle towers and bridges.. a photographers paradise! As you might expect parking is quite expensive at €14 for more than 2/3 hours but worth while to have leisurely strolls taking in the scenery.
Written April 20, 2014
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Mohammad Ariff B
Miri, Malaysia3 contributions
Solo
Had a nice walk though it was a rainy day when i went there. Place to visit on Friday as the shops are open until 2100hrs. You can find nice picturesque cathedral here, the Delft Blue souvenirs, the cheese to bring back home and also plenty of coffeehouse to enjoy the day
Written October 23, 2013
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Paul Legate
St Ives, UK20,064 contributions
Couples
The Beestenmarkt is an attractive tree-filled square in central Delft. Originally on the site was Minderbroederklooster which was a Franciscan monastery until it was demolished to make way for the square. The square was the location of the Delft Cattle Markets from 1595 until 1972, after that it became a car park for over 20 years until it was transformed into the current square surrounded by bars and restaurants. The square was busy on the warm day that we visited and is worth a visit whilst in Delft
Written September 3, 2017
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PaulK1960
Auckland Central, New Zealand165 contributions
Family
Delft is one of the most beautiful small towns in Europe, much prettier than Amsterdam, though also very quiet. I recommend walking around the central square and the adjoining canals.
Written January 24, 2016
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lonewolf44
Kingston upon Thames, UK1,280 contributions
Solo
The nearby Markt is full of tour groups and school children but this is where the locals hang out: lovely, relaxed square full of cafes with a ceramic cow as its centre piece. On a sunny Spring afternoon this was a great place to while away an hour and it made me feel I could live in Delft - a lovely city.
Written April 11, 2014
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corindac2018
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Beestenmarkt is a charming square surrounded by restaurants. A lovely place to sit and while away an evening. One word of caution - the cobbles can be tricky and it's not very well lit - take care!
Written January 13, 2020
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NomadicNomad
Paris, France12 contributions
Beestenmarkt has a ton of terraces and restaurants, plenty to choose from and great for relaxing a bit and people watch.
Written January 3, 2020
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Robert O
Rotterdam, The Netherlands3,233 contributions
Solo
The only 'beest' I could discover at this square is the colorful bull sculpture on a black and white pedestal right in the middle. A happy bull like most of the visitors who come over here to enjoy a drink or some food (11 different options). More vibrant than the historic Markt and price levels that are more average, due to the mostly local clientele.

There used to be a cattle market here until 1972. The 20th century buildings rounding the square are not particularly interesting. Contrary to the car park, huge trees (platans) survived for some 60 years. Thus providing pleasant shade during the summer when very many people visit.
Written June 25, 2019
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