We loved madurodam. If you like model railways or miniature objects, this place is paradise. The models are beautifully constructed and very accurate, and the grounds are landscaped with lawns and... more
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... more
Formerly known as the Old Court, the building became the Northend Palace in 1591 and is the official work and reception palace for Queen Beatrix. The Paleistuin (Palace Gardens) on the other side of... more
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... more
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... more
The Mauritshuis Museum (€10,50) is worth a visit. The 18th century interiors are the finest examples of classic Dutch baroque, which is also home to the Royal Picture Gallery. You can rent headphones... more
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... more
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... more
The Binnenhof ('Inner Court') is the name used for the complex of buildings which have, over the centuries, been built on the site of a Medieval castle (1200s, nothing visible remaining). It's been... more
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... more
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... more
I have visited the old Prison in The Hague, oppsites the Parliment. When I enter the prison, I could smelled the very old smell of a very old building. When you are there, first you'd be entering a... more
The Haags Historisch Museum (historical museum of The Hague), is located in the historical ceenter of The Hague. The museum is housed in the former archery house of St. Sebastian’s guild and dates... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
On this page I used to count how many times I've been to The Hague, but this tradition has to be stopped, because I travel to this city very often and like it very much! There's a lot to see, and I......
The Hague (with a capital T) is also known as ‘s Gravenhage (the Count’s Hedge) but it is most commonly referred to as Den Haag (The Hedge).
Although Amsterdam is the capital city of the Netherlands,...
The Hague as considered as chic compared to hard-working, alternative Rotterdam and the liberal never ending party of Amsterdam. This may come from Scheveningen or from the royal family, escpecially...