The Hague Things to Do

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  • 1. Madurodam, Miniature City

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I have seen Madurodam many times, as I have worked here. A few years ago Madurodam was renewed completely and because of that, lost a lot of its houses and miniature houses it was known for. Since...

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  • 2. Scheveningen / Kijkduin beach

    Scheveningen is part of the Hague having golden sand, many pubs and restaurants, an aquarium (Sea Life) and a modern lighthouse. The water, no surprise, is not really good for swimming but it can...

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  • 3. Royal The Hague

    Our country does have a Royal Family. In 2015 our King is Willem-Alexander and our Queen is Maxima. They have 3 daughters: Catharina-Amalia (Amalia), Alexia and Ariane. The King and Queen work from...

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  • 4. Mauritshuis

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I have to admit that I was a little surprised by the gallery, there was a huge queue, and I waited in line for some 50 minutes. I should note that the queue was badly managed, and it was for those who...

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  • 5. Governmental The Hague

    Although Amsterdam is de facto the capital city of the Netherlands the Dutch government has been based here in Den Haag since 1588, apart from a brief period when Napoleon ruled from Amsterdam between...

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  • 6. Scenic The Hague

    The Hague is often referred to as the green city for the abundance of parks within the city limits. The Haagse Bos (Den Haag Forest) extends right to the central train station and contains a small...

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  • 7. Peace Palace

    The Peace Palace in The Hague houses the International Court of Justice (since 1946), the Permanent Court of Arbitration (since 1913), the Hague Academy of International Law, and the extensive Peace...

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  • 8. Panorama Mesdag

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Here you can see how the beach looked in 1881. This is a 360° painting and is the biggest of the Netherlands. This is really something unique of the 19th century. If you go there its like going back...

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  • 9. Around The Hague

    Going for a walk you can visit the Prins Hendrikplein. This wonderful square is surrounded by buildings built in the beginning of 1900. The railings and classic lanterns around the square correspond...

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  • 10. Shopping arcade

    When visiting the Gevangenpoort you can go for a shop at the "Plaats", literally "Place". In former days it was a horrible "place", named Voorplaete van den Hove, where executions took place till 18th...

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  • 11. Festivals and events

    Den Haag has been named after the "Widow Of The Indies" by Indo-people (Eurasian people living in Holland, or elsewhere, who has an Indonesian background), because the Dutch has reigned the Indonesian...

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  • 12. Prison Gate

    We visited the museum Gevangenpoort in August 2007. Adults pay 4 euro and photography is not allowed inside the building. A very brutal political murder took place here in 1672. The victims were Dutch...

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  • 13. Churches

    This is a very old church, dedicated to St James and dating originally from the 1400s although there was a wooden church on the site from at least the 1300s. It is one of the oldest buildings in the...

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  • 14. Artful The Hague

    See the beauty of the old City-Hall of the Hague (from 1546 AD) which was much more inpressive than the new one and, still exists. The tower was added at the end of the 17th century. The old...

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  • 15. International The Hague

    Always when needed >>> A visit to The Hague's Tourist Information Office next to the Central Station (next to the entrances to the Babylon shopping centre and the Sofitel Hotel). Parking...

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  • 16. Gemeentemuseum\city museum

    I had seen a poster for a Mark Rothko exhibition that was taking place at the museum. I waited for only 33 minutes in this queue - it is fair to say that the queue was not due to the numbers of people...

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  • 17. Omniversum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Set out on a journey of discovery in The Hague. In Omniversum, the only Dutch IMAX Dome Theatre (giant picture cinema), you'll discover too much, so tilt back your seat, relax and enjoy this dynamic...

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  • 18. General tourist information

    This is not a must-see, it's a will-see. Unfortunately. An excellent example of modern Lego-inspired architecture with a touch of 1930's is this huge shiny plastic-looking white building, designed by...

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  • 19. Embassies

    In fairness, this is not the first Embassy of the "Souvereine Militaire Hospitaal Orde van Sint Jan van Jeruzalem, van Rhodos en van Malta". I have found, I also saw one in Budapest. They have public...

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  • 20. Pierre Winebar & store

    5 out of 5 stars

    Great atmosphere, very tasteful and cozy.. Excellent wines, most French, at reasonable prices and a good crowd. The staff tries hard to make you feel "at home" and have great suggestions. Located in...

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  • 21. The Hague Tower

    From a tourist perspective, it is clear that architecturally this is nothing special. However, by getting the elevator up to the 41st floor, you do get some...

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  • 22. GEM - Museum of Contemporary Art

    I discovered that the contemporary art museum and the fotomuseum shared a building. The art museum certainly was showing some strange exhibits, but well worth a...

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  • 23. Fotomuseum

    Located next to the Gemeente Museum, this was a much less busy and well patronised venue. It is also in the same building as the Museum of Contemporary...

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  • 24. Museum Beelden aan Zee

    I had made my way to Scheveningen, and came across the museum. it was much larger than I had believed. I was also able to enjoy a new exhibition which in fact...

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  • 25. Galerij Prins Willem V

    I had bought a combined ticket with entry to Mauritshuis. The gallery has a joint entry with a the prison museum. You are unable to photographs at all in the...

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