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If you come by train - take a look - that's it

As a symbol of love between the current king Willem Alexander and queen Maxima this statue is been... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2016
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
De Kus (The Kiss) - Jeroen Henneman

They kiss each other, but sometimes not, then we can see abstract lines against the sky. The... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2015
Annet and Wim E
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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13 Jun 2018
“When did you last kiss your loved one?”
15 Apr 2018
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

The kiss, located near Apeldoorn railstation, is created by Jeroen Henneman who is well known for his Silhouette sculptures of metal and wood. When travelling it presents a visual memory for the question “Did i kiss my loved one(s) before i left?” And couldn’t it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JohnSt_2
Reviewed 15 April 2018

When you step off the train in Apeldoorn and leave the station for Apeldoorn center, you are sure to encounter this sculpture, this thing, called "De Kus" (the kiss). Art is sometimes what you make of it but this piece of metal defies imagination. It...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is a nice 'statue' that is located on the railwaystation square. So if you arrive in Apeldoorn by train, you will see it automatically. As the square itself does not offer very much else, I'd surely would not recommend a detour just to see...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank SwallowAPL
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I am sure that there are people who think this is such a great, romantic, lovely sculpture there is, but I am not one of them. Unless you are a nuts about sculptures, you can give it a big miss.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank PeterandMamiko
Reviewed 20 June 2016

As a symbol of love between the current king Willem Alexander and queen Maxima this statue is been erected just outside the train station. So if you come by train - take a good look. Otherwise - I guess you can skip it unless you...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank JR_Cirpka
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This sculpture represents a kiss and was a wedding gift for our current king Willem-Alexander and queen Maxima. It functions as a meeting point near the train station of Apeldoorn. The sculpture can be easily seen from a far when you go towards the train...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank captcooknl
Reviewed 15 December 2015

as you can see on the picture it is a very nice statue, remembering the marriage of Willem Alexander and Maxima on 2-2-2002. The environment is also nice: based on the Veluwe: the environment in which Apeldoor is situated.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Jos J
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Modern yet meaningful, allow your imagination to understand the beauty of this modern-day monument !!!

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Cornishmaide
Reviewed 24 August 2015

They kiss each other, but sometimes not, then we can see abstract lines against the sky. The monumental new needle, a wedding gift from the Apeldoornse population to crown prince Willem Alexander and princess Maxima, is flaunting at the station square since 2007. The 17-meter-high...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Annet and Wim E
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