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The Hague

The Hague is the Royal Residence and political heart of the Netherlands.

The city is home to some of the finest art museums in the Netherlands such as the Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis and the Gemeentemuseum, which are two must-see museums with magnificent art collections.

The Hague is a great shopping city any season of the year. The shopping malls are located in the city center around the ‘Grote Marktstraat’. More shops are found along the ‘Spuistraat’, ‘Venestraat’ and ‘Hoogstraat’. While strolling through these streets, don’t miss the pleasant vibe of shopping area the ‘Haagsche Bluf’ and the Passage, the beautiful and oldest shopping arcade in Holland.

The ‘Denneweg’ and ‘Frederikstraat’ offer a great mixture of haute couture, pleasant boutiques and trendy fashion shops. It’s also a splendid place to relax after hours of shopping as it’s home to some of The Hague’s finest restaurants and lunchrooms.

People living in The Hague can choose between spending a day at Scheveningen beach, theme park Duinrell, family park Drievliet of Madurodam. Madurodam is a park that resembles Holland in miniature size. Buildings, markets, canals, windmills, Schiphol Airport, the Port of Rotterdam, Dam Square, the Delta works and much more is perfectly replicated to the smallest detail.