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Private Full-Day Tour to The Hague and Delft from Amsterdam
"Meet your professional guide at 10am in your hotel in Amsterdam. Start your tour with the visit of The Hague. The Hague is Holland's third largest city and the seat of the national government. The Hague is known as the international city of peace and jus you will see:- Hofvijver- Mauritshuis: world renowned museum with major works from the Dutch Masters. The collection includes Girl with a Pearl Earring by Vermeer The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp and a Self-portrait by Rembrandt The Goldfinch by Fabritius and many more- Binnenhof (Houses of Parliament)- Ridderzaal- Prison Gate- Noordeinde Palace (current 'working palace' of the king)- Lange Voorhout Palace (former 'working palace' of the queens).You w Delft Blue pottery painter Johannes Vermeer and its association with the royal House of Orange-Nassau. You will take a 1mile (1.6 km) walk through the heart of the city. Historical buildings and other sights of interest include Oude Kerk (Old Church) Nieuwe Kerk (New Church) which contains the Dutch royal family's burial vault and the William of Orange's mausoleum
From EUR349.00
 
Private Guided Tour of Mauritshuis Museum from the Hague with Art Historian
"Meet your guide at 10:15am who is a leading specialist in Dutch art specifically Vermeer and Rembrandt. He is able to introduce you to the visual wonders and the painted elements. After about an hour inside the Museum you will take a refreshment and proceed for a walk to the brand new white City Hall designed by the US architect Richard Meier. It is one of the biggest atriums (inner halls) of any kind in Europe. As a statement of municipal power it vies with other buildings in The Hague like the series of palaces and embassies. The Hague as the seat of government wishes to impress.Afterwards it is time for a bite (cost not included) which you will take at the big square (Plein) in one of either outside or inside. You may opt to visit one of other museums
From EUR320.00
 
Private Guided Tour of Mauritshuis Museum from the Hague with Art Historian
"Meet your guide at 10:15am who is a leading specialist in Dutch art specifically Vermeer and Rembrandt. He is able to introduce you to the visual wonders and the painted elements. After about an hour inside the Museum you will take a refreshment and proceed for a walk to the brand new white City Hall designed by the US architect Richard Meier. It is one of the biggest atriums (inner halls) of any kind in Europe. As a statement of municipal power it vies with other buildings in The Hague like the series of palaces and embassies. The Hague as the seat of government wishes to impress.Afterwards it is time for a bite (cost not included) which you will take at the big square (Plein) in one of either outside or inside. You may opt to visit one of other museums
From EUR320.00

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Museum Mesdag

This museum is usually overlooked. People flock to see the Panorama Mesdag. But during his life Mesdag and his wife acquired a vast collection of paintings from dutch and french artists from the 19th...
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Jan 30, 2004

Escher in the Palace...

The palace Lange Voorhout nowadays houses the Escher Museum. There is much to see.. from famous work like Ascending and Decending, Babel's tower and Day and Night to the announcement card he made for...
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Mique
Apr 04, 2011

The Hague Sculpture

From the 4th of June the new Sculptures will be on the Lange Voorhout and remain there till the 12th of september evry year though i'm not sure about the exact dates. but early june till early...
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Mique
Jul 06, 2005

Scuptures along Spuistraat and Lange Poten

I'm not sure whether these are permanent or temporary..... or perhaps the bases are permanent and the sculptures are occasionally replaced by new ones. But I was pleased to see them along Spuistraat...
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leics
Apr 13, 2013

Chinatown

I didn't realise Den Haag has a 'Chinatown' and it was sheer luck that I spotted the rather nice gateway as I wandered along Spuistraat.Through the gate, on Wagenstraat and the surrounding streets,...
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leics
Apr 13, 2013

World-famous Philosopher Spinoza

Ofcourse some names of famous people contribute its mite and one of them is Baruch/Benedict Spinoza. Born in Amsterdam in 1632 he settled down at The Hague where he got the famous philosophical...
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RoyJava
Aug 13, 2005

Look up!

I spy with my hawk eye ... old canvas pulled up and held together by something ..Saw this when we came up the stairs to the Panaroma Mesdag, guess it is the original because it is old and faded.It...
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nighthawk
Jan 05, 2004

Theater festival

De Parade is a traveling theater-festival that goes around the 4 main cities (Amsterdam, Utrecht, Rotterdam and Den Haag) every year. In each city the festival will reside for 2 weeks. And it has...
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Mique
Jul 13, 2003

A 'hidden' Escher

The main postoffice which is located in the city centre has an original Escher above its counters. It's an original Metamorphose.And if you ask, you're even allowed to take a picture of it.The...
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Mique
Feb 18, 2004

Museum of communication

This used to be the old PTT-museum and most of the ground floor is still dedicated to that. But it also has a lot on telephony and more.. And it is a great kids museum. There are loads of things...
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Mique
Feb 26, 2004

Know-How Of The Hague

A very interesting know-how >>>Once, in the beginning of the 13th century a Dutch Count built a living on a dune top nearby a pond. Because of the hedges surrounding this living its name...
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RoyJava
Jul 13, 2005

CHINESE NEW YEAR's EVENT

The Year of the Rooster/Chicken, that was 2005. The Chinese prophesy told we would have a better year as 2004... Well, did it work out for you? Better find out in 2006, the Year of the Red Flaming...
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RoyJava
May 18, 2006
 
 
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"The Hague, where the King resides"
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"Den Haag"
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"The Hague - The Political Center"
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Koninklijke Stallen

The Royal Stables was established in 1815 by King William I. The present quarters at Hogewal in The Hague came into use in 1878. The Royal Stables houses the gala tack room. The equipment is used for...
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Panorama Mesdag

The Panorama Mesdag is a cylindrical painting, more than 14 metres high and about 40 metres in diameter. We were able to see it from an observation gallery in the centre of the room. The cylindrical...
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Mauritshuis

Many famous masterpieces of art to be found here e.g. Gezicht op Delft, Meisje met de Parel by Vermeer, paintings by Rembrandt and another personal favourite of mine, the monumental Stier (the Bull)...
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Omniversum

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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Madurodam - The Hague

excellent place spend a few hrs, reasonable prices, excellent gift shop and the model village is breath taking all the detail easy to see and walk around and quality cafe too so easy to park on site...
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Madurodam, Miniature City

In July 2015 I visited Madurodam in The Hague (Den Haag). Madurodam was founded in 1952 as a war monument. It was in memory of warhero and partisan George Maduro who died in concentration camp...
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