Interior Gallery The Mesdag Collection The Hague © 2016 Mikestravelguide. All rights reserved.

Things to do in The Hague – Visit the Mesdag Collection

If you find yourself visiting the Peace Palace and happen to have an interest in art, you may enjoy having a look at the Mesdag Collection. This museum, now part of the Van Gogh Museum, contains a vast collection of fine … Continue reading

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The Easiest Way to Get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to The Hague Centraal Station

The Hague is located south of Amsterdam and getting to the city center involves a train ride and a 15-minute walk. Though not a difficult journey, it’s smart to do a little planning. To make it easier for you, we’ve … Continue reading

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Things to do in The Hague – Visit the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

  The Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, quite possibly the largest art museum in The Hague and one of the city’s architectural treasures, is a must-see for fans of Modern art, architecture, and design. The strikingly eye-catching building, with its façade reflected … Continue reading

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Things to do in The Hague – Visit the Humanity House

  For a unique experience while in The Hague, visit the Humanity House. It’s a museum like no other; rather than exhibits of artwork or historical objects, the Humanity House gives visitors an opportunity to step into the shoes of a … Continue reading

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Things to do in The Hague – Visit the Peace Palace

The Hague is home to the Peace Palace (Vredespaleis) one of the more interesting sights in the city. The Palace itself is quite remarkable and worth seeing, but has limited tour times and tickets must be purchased online in advance. So … Continue reading

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Things to do in The Hague – Visit the Mauritshuis

  The fabulous Mauritshuis is a ‘must see’ for anyone with an interest in the art of Johannes Vermeer or other masters of the Dutch Golden Age. The historic building, originally the private residence of Johan Maurits of Nassau-Siegen, has served as … Continue reading

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Where to eat and where to sleep in The Hague

For a change of pace from the typical Dutch fare, usually broodjes or tosti’s (sandwiches), we recommend Ngon Vietnamese Restaurant. Located within easy walking distance of the Binnenhof and our hotel recommendation, it’s a convenient option. This is a good choice … Continue reading

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Things to do in The Hague – Visit the GEM (Museum of Contemporary Art)

If you find yourself in the Statenkwartier of The Hague, and have an interest in contemporary visual art and/or photography, consider a visit to GEM, the Museum of Contemporary Art. GEM, part of the Gemeentemuseum (located next door), hosts several exhibitions each year, some … Continue reading

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Things to do in The Hague – Visit the Binnenhof & Ridderzaal

The most visited site in The Hague may very well be the Binnenhof. This ‘Inner Court’, situated in the heart of the city on the site of the former castle of the Counts of Holland, is the historical center of … Continue reading

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Things to see and do in The Hague

The Hague is an interesting and cosmopolitan city with plenty to see and do. Here’s a quick list of some of the sights and attractions: Binnenhof – the ‘Inner Court’, located on the site of the former castle of the … Continue reading

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Things to do in The Hague – Visit Escher in het Paleis

For a unique museum experience, consider visiting Escher in het Paleis. This museum, housed in a former palace, is devoted to the life and work of graphic artist M.C. Escher. Built in the 18th century as the private residence for a … Continue reading

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Things to do in The Hague – Visit the Panorama Mesdag

  For a beach experience in The Hague without the actual sand and wind, visit the Panorama Mesdag. This interesting work of art is a virtual indoor beach in the heart of the city. Created by Hendrik Willem Mesdag in the … Continue reading