Touring Tilburg: a photo report of 013

When you think of visiting Dutch cities, places like Amsterdam, Rotterdam, or The Hague usually come to mind. But this dear little country has a lot more on offer. Take Tilburg — a student city with a booming cultural scene, home to many hidden gems, and one of the greenest cities in the Netherlands.

If you’re scouring the web for reasons to visit Tilburg, this photo report might inspire you to make a trip down south to an underrated Dutch city with a lot to offer. We’ve teamed up with Frederieke Heuvel to bring you these stunning captures that show just how beautiful Tilburg can be — even when it’s raining.

Look at all these colours for example!

Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied

Not your typical Dutch street.

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The city has some great bars.

Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied

Even the rain can’t dampen this picture!

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Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied
Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied

Taking quirky to a whole new level.

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You can’t say Tilburg’s cute bars don’t have enough places to sit.

Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied
Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied
Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied

This looks like a scene from a sci-fi movie.

Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied

Eclectic is the word.

Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied
Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied

Tilburg also has a cool club scene…

Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied

…as well as cosy pub vibes.

Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied
Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied
Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied

Even the side streets have a certain charm.

Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied

Nothing beats a bus stop with actual rain protection.

Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied

If these stunning photos haven’t inspired you to take a trip to Tilburg (or just move there right away), you can check out our Tilburg section for tips on some wonderful things to do in the city, or simply drop by our friends at Ticket to Tilburg. If you wish to enjoy the beauty of Tilburg (or other Dutch cities) from the comfort of your home, head over to Frederieke’s Instagram.

And if you’re looking to spice up your Tilburg research, check out our video on six things you must not miss.

Have you been to Tilburg before? What’s your number one thing to do there? Let us know in the comments below!

Feature Image: Frederike Heuvel/Supplied
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in February 2020, and was fully updated in May 2021 for your reading pleasure. 

Vedika Luthra
Vedika Luthrahttp://hotchocolatehits.com
Vedika was born in India, raised in Poland and moved to the Netherlands to study. Like her nationality, she’s confused about what she likes most, which is why her bachelor’s degree was in liberal arts and sciences. She enjoys writing about all things food-related but likes to mix it up every now and then.

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