10 Things to Do in the Dutch City the Hague

Netherlands, Hague Guide (B): 10 Things to Do in the Dutch City the Hague

Planning a trip to the Netherlands? Definitely take The Hague in consideration to visit during your time in the Netherlands. It’s a beautiful city which has a lot to offer. From Amsterdam it’s only approximately an hour travelling by train and even better with great weather: the beach is nearby! In this article I will give you some tips if you’ve The Hague on your list of places to visit.

The Binnenhof is the political center of The Hague and is located in the center of the city. It’s a big complex of buildings which houses the meeting place of both houses of the State’s General of the Netherlands, as well as the Ministry of General Affairs and the office of the Prime Minister of the Netherlands. The complex was built in the 13th Century and is located next to the Hofvijver lake. It is nice to walk around the Binnenhof and to have a nice view over the complex when you are on the other side of the lake.

Right next to the Binnenhof, you can find the Mauritshuis. Not only is this building nice to admire from the outside, it is also worth to pay a visit on the inside (if you’re a fan of museums). The Mauritshuis is home to the Best of Dutch painting from the Golden Age. Masterpieces such as Vermeer’s ‘Girl with a pearl earring’ and Rembrandt’s ‘The anatomy lesson of dr. nicolaes tulp’ are on permanent display in the intimate rooms of this seventeeth-century monument. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 10 Things to Do in the Dutch City the Hague
Guide Location: Netherlands » Hague
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Binnenhof   Mauritshuis   Noordeinde Palace   Peace Palace   Madurodam   Holland Casino   The Penthouse   Haagse Bos   Omniversum   Grote Markt  
Author: Tamara And Daphne From Girlswanderlust
Read it on author's website: https://girlswanderlust.com/2017/01/26/the-hague/