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Local name: Het Markiezenhof
Markiezenhof is a late Gothic palace in Bergen op Zoom, the former residence of the city's authorities. It is a national monument and has been one of the 100 most beautiful buildings on the national heritage list since 1990. You can see, for example, a beautiful fireplace from 1521, designed by Rombout Keldermans, four rooms decorated in period style, equipped with furniture, decorations and dishes from the 16th-18th centuries.
The Markiezenhof also has a museum café, small shop and library. Exhibitions, weddings, photo sessions are organized here, and guided tours are also available. Visitors to this place also have the opportunity to walk in the extensive gardens.
The palace was built at the end of the 15th century under the guidance of the architects Mechelen Antoon I Keldermans and Rombout II Keldermans. It quickly became one of the most beautiful late-Gothic city palaces in Western Europe.