Den Haag: Judicial Capital of the World

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Den Haag, the third largest city of the Netherlands, is a must visit since it has nice museums, cool shops, green boulevards and Dutch government buildings. And let's not forget its beautiful beach! The city is 50-minute train ride from Amsterdam and has a very big central station where you can go big cities like Berlin, Prague, Moscow, Copenhagen etc... You can also take a boat to visit Den Haag but don't forget to bring a bike or rent one during your stay since it's a tradition in the Netherlands! :) Here is the list of things to do!

Enjoy the traditional Herring at the Binnenhof

Binnenhof is the courtyard which is surrounded by the parliament buildings. The courtyard was used as a castle in the past but now it hosts the two chambers of the Dutch parliament and the Prime Minister's office. In the courtyard, you can buy the Hollandse Nieuwe Herring fish which is raw herring with onions and taste this famous Dutch snack! You can also enjoy lots of other restaurants in the square called Plein right next to the Binnenhof.

Binnenhof
Binnenhof
2513 AA La Haye, Pays-Bas

Check out the miniature Netherlands at the Madurodam!

If you are visiting Den Haag with kids, you have to visit the Madurodam! It is an interactive miniature park where you can see the miniaturized Amsterdam, Rotterdam harbor, famous windmills, tulips and many more! You can save 2 Euros by purchasing the tickets online.

Madurodam
Madurodam
George Maduroplein 1, 2584 RZ Den Haag, Pays-Bas

Check out the ""Girl with the Pearl Earring" from Delft at the Mauritshuis Museum!

If you are interested in the Dutch and the Flemish Art. the Mauritshuis Museum is a must visit! The museum has the famous paintings of 150 old masters which also includes Johannes Vermeer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Andy Warhol and many more. You can download the Mauritshuis app on your phone to get an audio tour!

Maurithuis
Maurithuis
Plein 29, 2513 AA Den Haag, Pays-Bas

Have a lovely meal at the top of the Den Haag at the Hague Tower!

If you feel fancy for a good meal and drinks, you have to visit the Hague Tower to eat your dinner with an amazing view. In the 42nd floor, there is "The Penthouse Restaurant" where you can enjoy your a gourmet meal while gazing the mesmerizing panorama. The view can be even extended for 45 km!

Haagse Toren
Haagse Toren
Rijswijkseplein 786, 2516 LX Den Haag, Hollanda

Visit the Scheveningen Pier at the beach

After a long day of visiting all those places, relax at the Scheveningen Pier! It is the largest pier in the Netherlands which has 60 m lookout tower, bungee jumping facilities, casinos, and restaurants. And of course, you can enjoy the amazing sunset in here!

Scheveningen beach
Scheveningen beach
Strandweg, Den Haag, Pays-Bas
Scheveningse Pier
Scheveningse Pier
Strandweg 150-154, 2586 JW Den Haag, Pays-Bas

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Alara Benlier

Alara Benlier

My name is Alara Benlier, I am Turkish but currently living in Germany! I share my experiences in Germany, Turkey and the Netherlands!

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