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

Mauritshuis 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.
There are many interesting places and sights in The Hague, which are great for families with children. Park Duinrell is one of these places. The amusement park is located in the outskirts of … Open
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
During the year locals celebrate numerous interesting and unique holidays, which attract tourists and leave a lot of bright impressions. The evening of April 29 is the beginning of "Royal … Open
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 galleries
Art galleries in The Hague
♥   Gallery 'Museum Bredius' The Hague, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Gallery 'Mauritshuis' The Hague, 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Gallery 'Gemeentemuseum' The Hague, 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Gallery 'Rijksmuseum van Oudheden' Leiden, 15.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Gallery '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

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

Keukenhof Flower Park

From the series “Top 16 most unusual and original parks and gardens”
Currently, the park area occupies ​​32 hectares. Each year, about 7 million flowers are planted on its territory. In addition, the park features more than 90 species of trees, as well as artificial lakes, ponds, canals, and streams. Keukenhof is made for walking, so the length of all its footpaths is around 15 km. Romantic natures will be able to travel around the lakes and canals by boat. Fans of art will love the park too, as it has a rich collection of sculptures of different eras. The youngest guests are sure to enjoy an entertainment complex, as well as a farm with animals. … Read further

Moses Bridge

From the series “The most unusual and strange bridges on Earth”
The originality of the bridge, which is not far from Fort Fort de Roover, is that it was built deeper than water level. The designers of the project of the unusual bridge were the architects from known studios RO & AD. They have designed the design of the building so as to minimize the natural harmony in picturesque landscape. The strange 'bridge Moses' has so arranged itself into the natural landscape, that it is quite invisible from some angles of view. … 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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