After Rotterdam the third largest city of Netherlands and located close to Rotterdam is the ‘The Hague’. In fact Rotterdam and The Hague share a common airport. “The city of peace and justice”, The Hague is located at a distance of 70 kilometres from Amsterdam and 23 kilometres from Rotterdam. What to expect The Hague… Read the full article
Hague Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
Interestingly named as the city of peace and justice, Hague is a powerhouse that hosts the cabinet seat of Netherland and most of its foreign embassies. The city has an array of important international landmarks along with numerous green zones and parks thus making it an ideal tourism plus business destination.
Full of lovely museums like the Lowman museum with its vintage cars and the Mauritshuis museum with its works of art and Escher museum with its mind boggling optical illusions are just some of the attractions. The Instagram worthy Peace Palace at Carnegieplein and the intriguing city centre with the gorgeous Binnenhof (enjoy water views of the parliament too) or the Inner court are nice attractions.
To get a birds eye view of Netherlands travel to the Madurodam that’s located between the city centre of Hague and Scheveningen… you can see miniature canal homes, tulips, cheese shops, a profusion of windmills and shoe factories… in short the very essence of Netherlands.
The Hague (the “the” is an official tribute to its strategic importance) is the seat of the world’s peace and justice bodies but it also has the charming resort hub of Scheveningen and the ancient fisherman’s village that’s kind of frozen in time.
Visits to the royal palace of Noordeinde and the huge casino Holland are definitely in order and so is shopping for wooden shoes, designer wear, cheese and chocolates in its shopping streets of Old City Centre and Passage. In Hague there are umpteen fancy restaurants and hotels.
Know the best of the city’s offerings from our detailed Hague guide. Here is a good article to start: Know about Hague.
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