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Delft ([dɛlft] ) is a city and a municipality in the Netherlands. It is located in the province of South Holland, to the north of Rotterdam and south of The Hague. Delft is known for its historic town centre with canals, Delft Blue pottery, the Delft University of Technology, painter Johannes Vermeer and scientist Antony van Leeuwenhoek, and its association with the royal House of Orange-Nassau.


Find crucial information and trip planning details about Delft, which is a city in Netherlands. Delft is located at a short trip away from Rotterdam a major city in Netherlands. Take a short trip from Delft and set some time aside to explore the Rotterdam. Dotted with places like Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum; it will definitely be a good idea. To reach Delft, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Rotterdam The Hague Airport. A holiday in Delft can generally be of 1-2 days.

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The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Delft

  • Save 20% Visit Delft with your own private art historian
    Visit Delft with your own private art historian

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Visit one of the most loved places in whole of Netherlands. Scintillating natural scenery and exciting landscape make this de...

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  • Save 20% Private walking Tour of Delft
    Private walking Tour of Delft

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Known for its Delft Blue Pottery, the beautiful and quaint city of Delft in the Netherlands is a must visit for anyone on a D...

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  • Save 20% Delft, The Hague and Madurodam by private car
    Delft, The Hague and Madurodam by private car

    Duration: 6 Hrs

    A charming city, Delft will make you fall in love with it. On this guided tour, you will be visiting some popular places in t...

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  • Save 20% Delft, The Hague and Madurodam
    Delft, The Hague and Madurodam

    Duration: 5 Hrs 30 Mins

    The tour is an exciting way to explore the city and it starts with `Delft Blue´ which is one of the renowned potteries ...

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Facts and Stats for Delft*

  • Pollution Statistics in Delft

    Know the pollution level of Delft before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 45 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15 (Very Low)
  • Delft: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Delft for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Delft.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.71 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.62 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30.36 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 30.36 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 26.92 (Low)
    • Attacks 32.14 (Low)
    • Drug offense 30.36 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.43 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.07 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.14 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.43 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.07 (Moderate)
  • Living in Delft - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 67.63 (High)
    • Climate Index 87.81 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 39.66 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 91.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.86 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Delft

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Delft

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.39 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 106.24 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 95.91 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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