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Culture of The Hague. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Gemeentemuseum Among the cultural attractions of the city we should definitely mention Gevangenpoort Museum, which is located in a beautiful castle of the 16th century. Gevangenpoort is a pretty grim, but a no less attractive institution. It offers to its guests the exhibition of most unusual torture instruments. You can also visit the cell where once has been imprisoned Cornelius Witt.
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The famous three-naved church is not only an important religious landmark, but also a valuable architectural monument. Elegant stained glass windows and arches, beautiful coats of arms decorating the hall of the church - every piece of furniture here is a valuable museum exhibit. Peace Palace belongs to more recent architectural monuments. Nowadays the palace often becomes the place of conduction of significant business activities. One of the symbols of the city is a beautiful arch erected in the 19th century – the Passage. Next to this amazing sight you will find cozy restaurants and souvenir shops.
Fans of exciting excursions should not forget to visit the center named Omniversum. Here visitors can watch the explosion of a volcano, to fly on a spacecraft and plunge into the depths of the ocean - all thanks to the unique visual effects. Madurodam, a large museum complex under the open sky, is another place of interest that cannot be ignored. Every year more and more buildings and exhibits appear here. Beautiful miniature city is nothing else but a miniature reproduction of Holland. The opening of this unusual open-air museum took place in 1952. Since that time it has been visited by more than 10 million travelers. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Lovers of thrill will enjoy a visit to the museum called "The prison gates". It is located in an old prison tower. Here visitors can see torture tools that have survived here, stroll through the deep dungeons, and see the cells in which prisoners have been kept. Art lovers will surely prefer to visit Mauritshuis museum that exhibits paintings by famous artists of the 17th century. Here you can see priceless masterpieces by Rembrandt, Hals, Vermeer and Hans Holbein.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in The Hague and surroundings

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Map of all palaces
Public palaces near The Hague
♥   Palace 'Peace Palace' , 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Noordeinde Palace' , 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Kneuterdijk Palace' , 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Lange Voorhout Palace' , 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Huis ten Bosch Palace' , 3.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Royal Palace of Amsterdam' , 51.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in The Hague and around
♥   Art museum 'Museum Bredius' The Hague, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Mauritshuis' The Hague, 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Gemeentemuseum' The Hague, 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Rijksmuseum van Oudheden' Leiden, 15.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen' Rotterdam, 22.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near The Hague
♥   Kathedrale Basiliek van Sint-Bavo, Haarlem, 39.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Grote of Sint-Bavokerk, Haarlem, 40.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Sint-Josephkerk, Haarlem, 41 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basiliek van de H. Nicolaas, Ijsselstein, 52.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basiliek van de H.H. Agatha en Barbara, Oudenbosch, 57.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basiliek van de Sint-Jan-de-Doper, Oosterhout, 62.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in The Hague and near

Hash Marihuana Hemp Museum

From the series “Strange, weird and unusual museums amusing its visitors”
Some museum rooms are dedicated to breeding the exhibits - here the various hemp varieties cultivated by the museum staff grow. Since 2003, the large and constantly updated collection of exhibits has been located in the new building, not far from Dam Square. Today, the museum's guests can see more than 6,000 unique exhibits. Although the theme of the museum is quite contradictory and controversial, the numerous tourists have been receiving it for several years. It must be borne in mind that the children under 13 years of age can visit the museum of marijuana free of charge, but only accompanied by adults. … Read further

Sauna Deco

From the series “Most extraordinary thermaes, baths and saunas in the world”
In the 1970s, the department store, which was known for its exquisite interior design, was renovated. After the renovation, most decor elements were abolished. These magnificent decor elements of the historical department store were brought into the sauna of Amsterdam. Today its visitors can go to the pool on a unique wooden staircase, over which several decades ago Parisians went shopping. Tourists who decide to visit the most famous and popular sauna in the Netherlands, should observe an important rule - wearing a bathing suit in sauna is strictly prohibited … Read further

Electric Ladyland Fluorescent Museum

From the series “15 unofficial man-made wonders of the world”
In recent years, the museum's collection replenished with a variety of unusual sculptures. The layout of the Earth and a huge statue of Shiva are among the most impressive ones. Visit to the amazing museum in Amsterdam promises to be not only memorable, but also very informative event. Guests will learn about using fluorescence in contemporary art, industry and even marketing. They will understand how the thinnest ray of light is able to turn even an ordinary gray stone into a priceless piece of art. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of The Hague

Culture guide to The Hague. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in The Hague: temples, museums, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in The Hague. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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