Wassenaar Things to Do
The Waalsdorpervlakte is an open place in the dune area "Meijendel" (near The Hague and Wassenaar), where over 250 members of the Dutch resistance were killed by the Germans during World War II. It is also the site of top Nazi collaborator Anton Mussert's execution in 1946, a year after his arrest in The Hague on May 7, 1945. It is regarded one of the main locations where on 4 May "Remembrance of the Dead", the Dutch yearly commemoration of victims of World War II and other victims of war, is being held.
Near the monument an information sign is posted. In the nearby dunes, which are not accessable for public, also the wooden 'fusilladekruis' remains, this is the location where many bodies were found of shot resistance members.Related to:
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Attraction park Duinrell lies in the garden of the castle Duinrell which no longer exists. Except the attractions you can visit the tropical Tikibad (Tikipool), the Netherland?s biggest indoor slide complex. The attraction park is open in summer from 12 April to and including 26 October from 10.00 to 17.00h. Tikipool from 10.00 to 22.00h. In winter only the Tikipool is open: weekdays from 14.00 to 22.00h. and in the weekends from 12.00 to 22.00h. In early spring often is a maintenance closure! Entrance fee in winterRelated to:
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7 Hotels in Wassenaar
Zijdeweg 54, Wassenaar, 2245 BZ, nl
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Note: It's called the Golden Tulip Auberge De Kieviet. I used to live in the neighborhood right by...more
Wassenaarseslag 26, Wassenaar, Netherlands, 2242 P
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Duinrell 1, Wassenaar, 2242, The Netherlands
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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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Zijdeweg 54, WASSENAAR, 2245 BZ, NL
Broder's is a little restaurant on Langstraat that is the closest to american food. ribs, hamburgers, beef, anything. their is an upstairs and downstairs and a little place to eat outside if its nice, which is rare in holland.
Favorite Dish: prime ribsRelated to:
- Sailing and Boating
- Family Travel
The boys and I thought we deserved an ice cream after 10 minutes walking through this lovely town....
So we did,I asked for "Groot" ( Large),WOW large they were,for only 2.50 Euros each we had this enormous vanilla flavoured cone,full of lovely ice creamitb took poor old sam over 40 minutes to eat his.In the end he just gave in !!!!!
Favorite Dish: Surprise surprise...its the vanilla ice cream....
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To Wassenaar by public transport : from The Hague central station with Conexxion bus 63 or 90 to the village, bus 63 continues to the beach the Wassenaarse Slag. To Duinrell bus 43 or 90 and to Race course Duindigt bus 90.Related to:
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Wonderful smell as soon you walk into this chocolate heaven,I swear I put on 10 ounces just looking and smelling the 100s of differnt chocs available.They were delicious,MMMMMMmmmmmm.
What to buy: Er...Chocolates...
Favorite thing: If you do stay in this little get away they have to offer or you are else where in the town...realize it fast that things close down early. I mean 5 pm early....so if you are going to by food to cook , beer , cigarettes, I mean anything get it done early in the day because there is not really aanything in this town.
This is coming from a kid who grew up 20 min drive from NYC the city that never sleeps.
Fondest memory: The nice long bike rides we had buzzing around, I had known nothing about Dutch life or what to expect and in the back of my mind I had a strong feeling that Amsterdam had nothing to do with what goes on in the Dutch world, or maybe Amsterdam was the spectrum that I did'nt want to believe.
Also the train ride down to Den Haag was very nice, cause I got to see alot of the old windmills, plus I realized that this must be the flattist country in the world...and it might be possible to take a nice warm nap on the grass being that every where I looked seemed to look like a golf course.Related to:
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