History

After Helmond was granted city rights around the year 1232, the textile industry in particular developed at a rapid pace. Later on, the metal industry also flourished in the city.

Trade and industry

Helmond was an active centre of trade and industry as far back as the middle ages. After it was granted city rights around the year 1232, the textile industry in particular developed at a rapid pace. Later on, the metal industry also flourished in the city.

Castle of Helmond

The most important manifestation of Helmond's past is undoubtedly the castle.