There are some attractive buildings and a very fine market square.
There are many fine streets and squares and some handsome public monuments, notably among the last the fountain on the market square surmounted by a statue of Charlemagne, the bronze equestrian statue of the emperor William I.
The town hall is the principal modern building, and the fountain erected in Market Square to the memory of the 6th duke of Atholl (d.1864) occupies the site of the old cross.
The Groote Markt is the largest market-square in Holland.
The chief open spaces are Market Square in the west and Government Square in the south of the town.