53 Sights in The Hague, Netherlands (with Map and Images)
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1. Nieuwe KerkBook Ticket*
The Nieuwe Kerk is a Dutch Baroque Protestant church in The Hague, located across from the modern city hall on the Spui. It was built in 1649 after the Great Church had become too small. Construction was completed in 1656.
2. MadurodamBook Ticket*
Madurodam is a miniature park and tourist attraction in the Scheveningen district of The Hague in the Netherlands. It is home to a range of 1:25 scale model replicas of famous Dutch landmarks, historical cities and large developments. The park was opened in 1952 and has since been visited by tens of millions of visitors. The entirety of net proceeds from the park go towards various charities in the Netherlands.
Wikipedia: Madurodam (EN), Website, Url, Opening Hours, Facebook
3. MauritshuisBook Free Tour*
The Mauritshuis is an art museum in The Hague, Netherlands. The museum houses the Royal Cabinet of Paintings which consists of 854 objects, mostly Dutch Golden Age paintings. The collection contains works by Johannes Vermeer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Jan Steen, Paulus Potter, Frans Hals, Jacob van Ruisdael, Hans Holbein the Younger, and others. Originally, the 17th-century building was the residence of count John Maurice of Nassau. It is now the property of the government of the Netherlands and is listed in the top 100 Dutch heritage sites.
4. Geünieerde Loge van Theosofen
The United Lodge of Theosophists or ULT is an informal and wholly voluntary association of students of Theosophy. It was founded in 1909, mainly through the efforts of Robert Crosbie. The first parent lodge of the ULT was started in Los Angeles by Robert Crosbie and seven other associates through the adoption of its Declaration on February 18, 1909. Owing largely to the revival efforts of B. P. Wadia after Crosbie's death, there are currently about twenty active lodges spread all over the world. The ULT is considered to be part of the second generation or the third section of the Theosophical Movement started in 1875 by H. P. Blavatsky in New York. Presently, it is also one of the existing four main "branches" of the original Theosophical Movement. The following founding principles when taken as a whole, sets apart the ULT from the other Theosophical Organizations:
5. Ministerie van Algemene Zaken
The Ministry of General Affairs is the Dutch Ministry responsible for government policy, planning, information, and the Dutch royal house. The Ministry was created in 1937 and dissolved in 1945, but in 1947 it was reinstated by Prime Minister Louis Beel. The Ministry remained small until 1967, when it was greatly expanded by Prime Minister Piet de Jong. Since his premiership the Ministry has continued to expand to the present day. The Minister of General Affairs is the head of the Ministry who is also Prime Minister and a member of the Cabinet of the Netherlands. The current Minister and Prime Minister is Mark Rutte.
6. Prins Maurits en de burgers van Den Haag
Prince Maurits and the Citizens of The Hague is a monument in honor of Prince Maurits that is located on the Heerenbrug in The Hague. The monument recalls the fact that between 1613 and 1619 the citizens of The Hague had dug a canal around the place by order of Maurits that served to defend the city. Maurits had previously given the city council funds to build a city wall, but the board of The Hague had a new city hall built on the Daily Green Market. Maurits later settled in The Hague. He did not receive permission from the States of Holland to wall the city, but to build a wide defensive girth.
The Christian Community is an esoteric Christian denomination. It was founded in 1922 in Switzerland by a group of ecumenically oriented, mainly Lutheran theologians and ministers led by liberal theologian Friedrich Rittelmeyer, who had been the most prominent representative of liberal Lutheranism in Germany during the First World War and whose early theological work had focused on the concept of a socially engaged "Christianity of deeds" (Tatchristentum). Rittelmeyer and the other founders were inspired by Rudolf Steiner, the Austrian philosopher and founder of anthroposophy.
8. Christian Science
Christian Science is a set of beliefs and practices associated with members of the Church of Christ, Scientist. Adherents are commonly known as Christian Scientists or students of Christian Science, and the church is sometimes informally known as the Christian Science church. It was founded in 19th-century New England by Mary Baker Eddy, who wrote the 1875 book Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, which outlined the theology of Christian Science. The book became Christian Science's central text, along with the Bible, and by 2001 had sold over nine million copies.
9. Van Karnebeekbron
The Van Karnebeek spring is a sandstone monument that commemorates the Carnegie Foundation and the opening of the Peace Palace in The Hague on 28 August 1913. It is a bench with fountain, stands on the corner of scheveningseweg and carnegielaan and consists of three parts. The curved middle part is higher than the two side parts and has a lion's head in the middle where spring water comes from. A frieze with text runs along the entire length. Willem C. Brouwer (1877-1933), founder of the factory Brouwer's Aardewerk NV (1915-1956), made the monument.
The Laakmolen is a polder mill in the current The Hague (Laakkwartier) located on the Haagse Vliet on the corner of the Laakkade and the Trekweg. The Laakmolen, an 8-sided ground sailer, dates from 1699 and is partly built on the foundations of a former mill. The mill was commissioned by the Hoogheemraadschap Delfland and, together with the Broekslootmolen or Nieuwe Molen, had to ensure that the water in the Noordpolder remained at the desired height. The water was ground from the water de Laak into the bosom. The Haagse Vliet was the bosom water.
11. Kunstmuseum Den Haag
The Kunstmuseum Den Haag is an art museum in The Hague in the Netherlands, founded in 1866 as the Museum voor Moderne Kunst. Later, until 1998, it was known as Haags Gemeentemuseum, and until the end of September 2019 as Gemeentemuseum Den Haag. It has a collection of around 165,000 works, over many different forms of art. In particular, the Kunstmuseum is renowned for its large Mondrian collection, the largest in the world. Mondrian's last work, Victory Boogie-Woogie, is on display at the museum.
The Indies Monument is a memorial in The Hague in memory of all Dutch citizens and soldiers killed during World War II as a result of the Japanese occupation (1942–1945) of the former Dutch East Indies. It is dedicated to all who died in battle, in prison camps or during forced labor. As stated in the mission statement of the 15 August 1945 Commemoration Foundation, it is also:A place where you can pass on to your children the part of your childhood spent in the Dutch East Indies
13. De Korenaer
The Korenaer windmill also called mill Prins Maurits was built in 1721 on a substructure from 1595 and is located on the Margaretha van Hennebergweg 2a in the Loosduinen district of The Hague. There was already a mill on this place in 1310. The current mill is a round stone scaffolding mill on a square stone base. The mill has two couples meals, each with a regulator for grinding grain. The mill stones are artificial stones with a diameter of 140 cm.
14. Galerij Prins Willem V
The Prince William V Gallery is an art gallery on the Buitenhof in The Hague that currently shares an entrance with the Gevangenpoort museum. It is a recreation of the original gallery Galerij Prins Willem V, once founded there by William V, Prince of Orange in 1774. The displayed paintings are part of the collection of the Mauritshuis. Amongst the paintings on display are works by Peter Paul Rubens, Jan Steen, Paulus Potter and Gerard van Honthorst.
15. De Drie Stoepen
The Drie Stoepen is the joint name of three adjacent national monuments from the first half of the eighteenth century, in the center of The Hague. In addition to their original function as a home, they would later serve as a museum, court, official residence, and (provisional) seat of the Permanent Court of Arbitration. The name dates back to the sixties of the twentieth century, when the buildings were used as a conference and entertainment center.
16. Oorlogsmonument 'Leger en Vloot'
The army and fleet monument commemorates the Dutch troops that were mobilized at the start of the First World War and the victims who fell during the war. The monument is on the Boulevard in Scheveningen, just south of the Kurhaus, next to a staircase that goes from the boulevard to the Gevers Deynootplein. It was unveiled on September 20, 1921 by Queen Wilhelmina. In 2018 the monument army and fleet was dismantled and temporarily stored in a depot.
The Ridderzaal is the main building of the 13th-century inner square of the former castle of the counts of Holland called Binnenhof at the address Binnenhof 11 in The Hague, Netherlands. It is used for the annual state opening of Parliament on Prinsjesdag, when the Dutch monarch drives to Parliament in the Golden Coach and delivers the speech from the throne. It is also used for official royal receptions, and inter-parliamentary conferences.
18. Kerk van Eikenduinen
The Church of Oak Dunes, better known as the Ruin or Chapel of Oak Dunes, was a Roman Catholic church building located in the old dunes between Loosduinen and The Hague. It was founded by Count William II of Holland and gained fame through the presence of a special relic. Nowadays, the remaining ruin, a national monument, is mainly associated with the cemetery that arose around the ruin over the centuries, Oud Eik en Duinen.
19. Grote of Sint-Jacobskerk (The Hague)
The Great Church or St. James' Church is a landmark Protestant church in The Hague, Netherlands. The building is located on the Torenstraat, named for its high tower. Together with the Binnenhof, it is one of the oldest buildings in The Hague. Members of the House of Orange-Nassau have been baptised and married there. The latest are Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and his daughter Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange.
Wikipedia: Grote or Sint-Jacobskerk (The Hague) (EN), Website
20. Hertog Karel Bernhard van Saksen Weimar Eisenach
Prince Carl Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach was a distinguished soldier, who, in 1815, after the congress of Vienna, became colonel of a regiment in the service of the king of the Netherlands. He fought at the Battle of Quatre Bras and the Battle of Waterloo where he commanded the 2nd Brigade of the 2nd Dutch Division and became a Chief Commander of the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army
Wikipedia: Prince Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1792–1862) (EN)
21. Onze Lieve Vrouw Hemelvaartkerk
The Onze Lieve Vrouw Ascension Church is a Roman Catholic Church in Loosduinen in the Dutch city of The Hague. The church belongs to the religious community of "Maria van Eik and Duinen", part of the Parish parish The four evangelists. The church is on Loosduinse Hoofdstraat. A little further, on the same side of the street, has been the Hague Liberation Monument since 1955.
22. Museum Meermanno
House of the book is the oldest book museum in the world. It is located in the former home of the founder of the Museum Willem Hendrik Jacob Baron van Westreenen van Tiellandt (1783-1848) at the Prinsessegracht in The Hague and focuses on the written and printed book in all its forms, in present and past . The development of the design of both old and modern books is central.
23. Oude Kerk
The Oude Kerk is in Keizerstraat, once one of the busiest shopping streets in Scheveningen, in the Dutch municipality of The Hague. The church is the oldest monument of the former fishing village. The Oude Kerk is a church of the Protestant congregation in Scheveningen and offers space for its neighborhood of Oude Kerk and to the Restored Reformed Church Thabor Scheveningen.
24. Eerste Kamer der Staten-Generaal
The Senate is the upper house of the States General, the legislature of the Netherlands. Its 75 members are elected on lists by the members of the twelve States-Provincial and four electoral colleges for the Senate every four years, within three months of the provincial elections. All provinces and colleges have different electoral weight depending on their population.
25. Nieuwe Veenmolen
Nieuwe Veenmolen or Boschmolen is a polder mill of the Ground Sailer type in The Hague, Bezuidenhout. The mill from 1654 is located next to the railway line The Hague - Leiden and originally bang the Veen and Binckhorstpolder together with the older De Vlieger mill in Voorburg. The mill that was originally built as an inner porter is equipped with an iron scoop wheel.
The Maranathakerk is a Dutch Reformed Church on the Tweede Sweelinckstraat in The Hague. The church was built in 1949 on a site that lay fallow due to demolition work for the Atlantic Wall, a defense by the Germans against possible Allied attacks in World War II. Maranata is an expression in the New Testament, which means "Our Lord, Come!"
27. Design Museum Dedel
The Design Museum Dedel is a museum that is located in the monumental building Huis Dedel on Prinsegracht 15 in The Hague. The museum makes thematic exhibitions where, among other things, posters from the collection of the former poster museum in Hoorn and objects from the collection of the advertising arsenal are shown.
28. Franse Kerk
The French church in Voorburg was founded in 1726 by Huguenots. The church is located in the old center of the Dutch town of Voorburg, province of South Holland. Since 1926, no French-speaking services have taken place; it is now in the hands of the Reformed Church Liberated. The building is a national monument.
29. Vrijmetselarij Museum
Located in the Dutch province of South Holland, the "Prince's Mural" (cmc) Cultural Center is a museum, archive and library located under the order of the Freemasons in the eastern part of the Netherlands. The center manages the collection of Dutch Freemasons that have come together for more than 250 years.
Wikipedia: Cultureel Maçonniek Centrum 'Prins Frederik' (NL), Website
30. Huygensmuseum Hofwijck
Hofwijck is a mansion built for 17th-century politician Constantijn Huygens. It is located in Voorburg on the Vliet canal from The Hague to Leiden. Formal address of the cultural heritage is 2 Westeinde, Voorburg, the Netherlands, but its location today is better known as the Voorburg railway station.
31. Heilige Antonius Abtkerk
The Antonius Abtkerk is a Roman Catholic church at the end of the Scheveningseweg in The Hague. The Antonius Abtkerk is a national monument, built in 1926-1927 by architect Joseph Cuypers and his son Pierre Cuypers jr. in a business-expressionist style with a richly decorated Art Deco interior.
32. O.L.V. Onbevlekt Ontvangen / Elandstraatkerk
The Elandkerk or Elandstraatkerk, officially the Onze Lieve Vrouw Immaculate Conception church, is a Roman Catholic church on the Elandstraat opposite the Elandplein in the Zeeheldenkwartier in The Hague. The church building and the faith community are part of the parish Maria Sterre der Zee.
33. Museum Bredius
Museum Bredius is a museum named after Abraham Bredius on the Lange Vijverberg in The Hague. It is remarkable for its collection of etchings and paintings, but is most attractive to visitors for its accurate restoration of the 18th-century Herenhuis interior with period furnishings.
KM21 is a museum for contemporary visual art in The Hague in the Netherlands. The museum was established in 2002 as part of the Kunstmuseum Den Haag. In KM21 work by artists from The Hague, the Netherlands and international contemporaries can be admired at the same time.
35. Loosduins Museum De Korenschuur
The Loosduins Museum in The Hague is a museum that focuses on the cultural heritage of the Loosduinen district, which originated in the twelfth century, when Floris III of Holland founded a homestead. From 1811 to 1923, Loosduinen was an independent municipality.
The Mauritspoort or Grenadierspoort is the eastern entrance to the Binnenhof in The Hague. The gate was built in 1634 together with the nearby Binnenpoort and at the time had a drawbridge over an inner moat. The pulley holes are still visible on the outside.
37. Landgoed Duinweide
Duinweide was a country estate in The Hague, located on the site of the current Archipelbuurt. It was one of the country estates in the dune area between the Haagse singelgracht and Scheveningen, where the Houtrust and Sorghvliet estates were also located.
The Bethlehem church at the Laan van Meerdervoort 627 in The Hague is a church building of the Protestant Municipality of The Hague. The building is used by the extraordinary reformed district municipality. The church building is a municipal monument.
The Kloosterkerk is a church on the Lange Voorhout in The Hague, Netherlands. The church and its accompanying monastery were first built in 1397. The church is known today as the church where Beatrix of the Netherlands occasionally attended services.
40. Eben Haëzerkerk
The Eben-Haëzerkerk is the church building of the Reformed Church in Scheveningen. The church is located on the Nieuwe Laantjes and also has an entrance in the Keizerstraat. The Eben-Haëzerkerk has been withdrawn from worship as of 1 January 2018.
41. Muzee Scheveningen
Muzee Scheveningen is a cultural and natural history museum in the Dutch seaside resort of Scheveningen, a district of The Hague, that portrays the history, culture and daily life of that place, especially in relation to the sea and fishing.
The constitution bank is a monument to the Dutch Constitution located at the Hofplaats in The Hague. The monument has the shape of a 45-metre-long bench of smooth marble on which the text of Article 1 of the Dutch Constitution is affixed.
43. Museum de Gevangenpoort
The Gevangenpoort is a former gate and medieval prison on the Buitenhof in The Hague, Netherlands. It is situated next to the 18th-century art gallery founded by William V, Prince of Orange in 1774 known as the Prince William V Gallery.
44. Oude Kerk
The Oude or Martinikerk in the Dutch town of Voorburg is one of the two district churches of the Protestant Municipality of Voorburg and belongs to the Protestant Church of the Netherlands. It is the oldest church building in Voorburg.
The Lourdeskapel in Scheveningen is part of the urban development complex included in the register of National Monuments, which is called 'the church village'. The chapel dates from 1913 and is located on Berkenbosch Blokstraat.
46. Church of St. John & St. Philip
The most important thing is. john and st. philip, in short, the Angel Church, is an Anglican church building located in the "mury van der spuyweg" in the hedge. The priest's residence is at the beginning of Communion Street.
Wikipedia: Anglican Church of St. John and St. Philip (NL), Website, Mapillary
47. Theater Diligentia
Diligentia is a learned society founded in The Hague in 1793. All reigning monarchs of The Netherlands since King William I have been patrons of Diligentia, and many members of the Royal Family have been honorary members.
48. Humanity House
Humanity House (Huis voor Humanity) was a museum in The Hague, intended to highlight the human story behind disasters and conflicts in the world. The Humanity House had to close its doors permanently on November 1, 2020.
The Catshuis, initially known as Huis Sorgvliet, is the official residence of the Prime Minister of the Netherlands. Built between 1651 and 1652 for Jacob Cats as private villa, it was renamed after him after his death.
50. 'Centraal Monument voor Gevallen PTT'ers'
Nassauplein is a long rectangular square in the Archipelbuurt in The Hague with only 43 house numbers. First there was a canal, but it was covered in 1883. The water was filled in at the beginning of the 20th century.
51. Fotomuseum Den Haag
The Fotomuseum Den Haag is a museum in the field of photography in The Hague. The museum was founded in 2002 as part of the Kunstmuseum Den Haag and works closely with the Print Room of the Leiden University Library.
52. Sint Paschalis Baylon
The Sint-Paschalis Baylonkerk on the Wassenaarseweg in The Hague the school nearby is named after the church. The church was built between 1919 and 1921. The church is named after the Spanish saint Paschal Baylon.
53. Museum Beelden aan Zee
Beelden aan Zee museum in the Scheveningen district of The Hague, founded in 1994 by the sculpture collectors Theo and Lida Scholten, is the only Dutch museum which specializes in exhibiting sculpture.
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