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Bourla Theatre is a 19th century neo-classicist theatre building designed by architect Pierre Bourla.
Bourla Theatre is a 19th century neo-classicist theatre building designed by architect Pierre Bourla. Statues of Apollo and the 9 muses run along the top of the charming semi-circular facade, which has niches with busts of literary and musical drama heroes. It is home to theatre company Het Toneelhuis, and hosts performances. There is a pastry salon inside the large cupola above the theater where you can have some tea with waffles.
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