The 22 most beautiful sights and museums to visit in Den Haag
Enjoy the whole day in chic The Hague, from visiting Binnenhof to relaxing in the Haagse Bos and sightseeing to exploring palaces. Experience the strong bond this court city has with the royal family. As far as museums are concerned, there is also plenty of choice. Whether you like famous masterpieces, contemporary art, literature, photography or the history of The Hague. Save your favorite spots on your city guide and explore.
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The striking, beautiful Oude Stadhuis is built in Renaissance style. Because houses used to be built close to each other, there is no square to see.
Discover new details in the cylindrical painting of 14 meters high and a circumference of 120 meters made by Hendrik Willem Mesdag.
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Explore Museum Meermanno and see the impressive collection of books by Baron Van Westreenen van Tiellandt and Johan Meerman.
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Discover what the cells used to look like and what criminals went through at the Museum de Gevangenpoort, located on the beautiful Hofvijver.
Haagse Harry, a cartoon character drawn by Marnix Rueb, can be found as a statue in the middle of The Hague.
Discover the beautiful private collection of Abraham Bredius in this 18th century mansion. You can see art by Rembrandt van Rijn and Jan Steen.
Escher in the Palace marvels young and old with all kinds of special, insanely beautiful works of art that amaze you.
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The Mauritshuis and the Prins Willem V Gallery are pearls in The Hague. See world-famous works by masters such as Vermeer, Rembrandt and Jan Steen.
Do you want to get to know the greatest Dutch literary heroes? The Literatuurmuseum is a treasure trove full of important writers documents.
In the centre of The Hague you can see the beautiful Grote Kerk. Where it used to serve as a church, today events are organized.
For a unique, artistic experience, visit the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag where beautiful works by the greatest artists in the world hang.
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Discover the scents, flavors and colours of Asian cultures in Chinatown. You will find plenty of nice eateries, restaurants and tokos.
The Plein is the centre for events and demonstrations. You will see important buildings and the well-known statue of William of Orange.
The beautiful Vredespaleis is the beating heart of The Hague as a city of peace and justice. Events are organised regularly.
During a day in The Hague, visiting the Binnenhof is definitely part of it. For a nice view, take a look at the Hofvijver.
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This beautiful National Monument belongs to one of the oldest buildings in The Hague and enjoys a beautiful location in the city centre.
See the impressive Paleis Noordeinde, which is the centre of The Hague and serves as the work palace of King Willem-Alexander.
During a walk through the Haagse Bos, see the Paleis Huis ten Bosch where King Willem-Alexander and his family will eventually live.
Feel like a scientist at the Museon, discover sizzling exhibitions, touch everything with your hands and don't sit still!
In the Fotomuseum Den Haag, let yourself be surprised by insanely beautiful photo art that comes from all kinds of disciplines, periods and genres.
In Haags Historisch Museum you will experience how the city of The Hague has developed, see beautiful cityscapes and special objects.
Take a leisurely stroll through the historic Haagse Bos and see Paleis Huis ten Bosch where Princess Beatrix lived for a long time.
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