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Hugo de Groot Monument

Oude Delft 167, 2611 HB Delft, The Netherlands
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Neat Bronze Statue

The is a cool bronze statue, but probably over-rated. If you are there, it is a nice Kodak... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
LakeIslandGirl
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Raleigh NC
An interesting monument next to Nieuwe Kerk in Delft Markt

The Hugo de Groot Monument was created to honour Hugo Grotius who was a successful law maker and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
paullegate
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Luton, United Kingdom
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Oude Delft 167, 2611 HB Delft, The Netherlands

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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank paullegate
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Every old European city/ town has to have a lifelike bronze sculpture of some historical person In this case apparently a famous jurist - worth a brief look

Thank Darrel J
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

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

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