There is always the possibility of meeting the King on the street in The Hague. The city has been the living and working residence of the House of Orange for four centuries. The presence of this long royal history can be felt everywhere. The King’s working palace, Palace Noordeinde, is surrounded by the loveliest boutiques and most beautiful galleries.
Shopping in style
The Hague is the perfect city for shopping. Hofkwartier is the perfect venue. Check out the unique products in this district of allure. You will also find typical ‘Hague chic’ around Denneweg. Hip The Hague makes its mark behind the Great Church in Prinsestraat. Around the corner, in Oude Molstraat, you will find designer shops selling jewellery. In addition to the countless Asian delicatessens in Chinatown, the city centre has flagship chain stores such as Zara, the Bijenkorf and Marks & Spencer.
The political heart of the Netherlands. Step through the famous entrance gate into the historical Binnenhof (Inner Court) in the heart of our democracy. This is the place where the most important events in the nation’s history took place. It is also where our future is being created. During a tour, take a look inside the House of Representatives. Climb the stairs to the Hall of the Knights with its many historical details and view the throne on which King Willem Alexander delivers his royal speech on Prince’s Day.
The Miniature theme park of Madurodam in The Hague is the ultimate place to discover what makes Holland so unique within a short period of time. Canal houses, tulip fields, cheese market, clog factory, windmills, the Peace Palace, the Delta Works. Miniature Madurodam has them all!
City beside the sea
The coastline of Scheveningen and Kijkduin is 11 kilometres long. Enjoy a beach walk, a day of paddling, strolling along the boulevard or building giant sandcastles beside the waves. The beach is also perfect for a variety of beach sports, from kiting to surfing and from competitions in The Hague Beach Stadium to eating pancakes on the boulevard at Kijkduin. Beach life and city life go hand in hand in The Hague!