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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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Prison Gate - Gevangenpoort

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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egonwegh
Aug 31, 2015

Prison Port Den Haag

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...
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Rosey-K
Apr 04, 2011

Prisoners Gate and Museum (Gevangenenpoort)

This gate was the most famous famous prison of old Den Haag. Its most famous prisoners was Cornelis de Witt, the brother of Jan de Witt who was killed in 1672. Today it is a museum of torture which...
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Airpunk
Apr 04, 2011

GEVANGENPOORT

The Gevangenpoort, or Prison Gate, actually was the the entrance gate of the Buitenhof and, through the Gevangenpoort you enter the Plaats. This part of The Hague is regarded as the oldest of town,...
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RoyJava
Apr 04, 2011

Prisoner's Gate

Prisoner's Gate or Gevangenpoort is an old prison turned into a museum. Here you can see how prison life was organised over the last few centuries. And you can also learn a lot on the most famous...
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Imaniac
Apr 04, 2011

gevangenispoort (prisonergate)

we could only take pictures outside and with mique as guide we behaved.so no pictures inside the prisongate.mique (sandra) gave us a great tour through the prisongate.i also learned a bit about the...
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dila
Apr 04, 2011

The Prisoner's Gate

And again I have to thank Sandra (Mique), this time for taking VTers on a tour through the Prisoner's Gate. Usually working there as a guide on Saturdays, this time she was VTers' private guide. So if...
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Nathalie_B
Apr 04, 2011

Very interesting museum-prison

There are guided tours in this old prison on the hour. Where people see the prison cells of the poor, the rich, the hostages but also the means of torture and execution. Tours are generaly in dutch...
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Mique
Apr 04, 2011

Prisoners Gate

This museum is in a 14th century gatehouse and contains an old prison. This prison is still largely in original state and it contains a horrific torture instruments. Cornelis de Witt was imprisoned...
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margaretvn
Sep 24, 2006

Gevangenpoort (Prison Gate)

We were lucky because we got the opportunity of a special tour around prison gate during the Den Haag VT meeting: Sandra (mique) works here so she gave us a funny private tour of this former prison...
sabsi
Jan 07, 2004

The Prison Gate

The Gevangenpoort (Prison Gate) is also a well-known point of interest in The Hague.The Gevangenpoort is the place where two Dutch statesmen, Jan and Cornelis de Witt were murded in 1672. Nowadays it...
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duke0123
Sep 08, 2002

Prison Gate

Guide tour to the Prison Gate by Sandra(mique) was so special. We learn a lot how justice was served then. I did not know that the Dutch was cruel? Torturers?
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ceswho
Jan 10, 2004
 
 
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"The Hague, where the King resides"
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"Den Haag"
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"Den Haag"
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"Den Haag"
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"The Hague - The Political Center"
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Things to Do Near The Hague

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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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