• Notable Residents

    (past & present)

    Geert-Jan Bruinsma, Founder of Booking.com
    Jaap Haartsen (Inventor of Bluetooth)
    Willem Wilmink (Poet & Writer)

  • Population: 158,351

    • About Enschede


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      Points of Interest

      Map Key

      • City Centre


      Interesting Facts

      • One of the oldest breweries in the Netherlands, the Grolsch brewery was founded in 1615.

      • Enschede became the first Dutch town with a car-free zone in the downtown area.

      • The oldest marathon of the Netherlands, and the second oldest of Europe, is the Enschede Marathon.