53 Sights in The Hague, Netherlands (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in The Hague, Netherlands. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 53 sights are available in The Hague, Netherlands.

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1. Nieuwe Kerk

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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.

Wikipedia: Nieuwe Kerk (The Hague) (EN)

2. Madurodam

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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)

3. Mauritshuis

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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.

Wikipedia: Mauritshuis (EN)

4. Geünieerde Loge van Theosofen

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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:

Wikipedia: United Lodge of Theosophists (EN)

5. Ministerie van Algemene Zaken

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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.

Wikipedia: Ministry of General Affairs (EN)

6. Prins Maurits en de burgers van Den Haag

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Prins Maurits en de burgers van Den Haag S.J. de Waard / CC BY 2.5

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.

Wikipedia: Prins Maurits en de burgers van Den Haag (NL)

7. Thomaskerk

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Thomaskerk Kristiyhteisö, Helsinki / CC-BY-SA-3.0

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.

Wikipedia: The Christian Community (EN)

8. Christian Science

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Christian Science Sarah Nichols / CC BY-SA 2.0

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.

Wikipedia: Christian Science (EN)

9. Van Karnebeekbron

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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.

Wikipedia: Van Karnebeekbron (NL)

10. Kunstmuseum Den Haag

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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.

Wikipedia: Kunstmuseum Den Haag (EN)

11. 'Indisch-monument'

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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

Wikipedia: Indies Monument (EN)

12. Oorlogsmonument 'Leger en Vloot'

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The Monument Army and Fleet commemorates the Dutch troops who were mobilized at the beginning of the First World War and the victims who fell during the war. The monument stands 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 20 September 1921 by Queen Wilhelmina. In 2018, the Monument Army and Fleet was dismantled and temporarily stored in a depot.

Wikipedia: Monument Leger en Vloot (NL)

13. De Korenaer

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The windmill de Meeraer, also known as the windmill princes maurits, was built in 1721, on a substructure in 1595, in margaretha, 2a of the urban valley of Hageshaven. In this place, there was a factory as early as 1310. At present, the mill is a round stone frame on the foot of a square stone. The mill has two torque grinders, and each torque grinder has a regulator for abrasive particles. Grindstone is an artificial stone with a diameter of 140 cm.

Wikipedia: De Korenaer/Prins Maurits (NL)

14. Galerij Prins Willem V

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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.

Wikipedia: Prince William V Gallery (EN)

15. De Drie Stoepen

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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.

Wikipedia: De Drie Stoepen (NL)

16. Ridderzaal

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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.

Wikipedia: Ridderzaal (EN)

17. Laakmolen

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Laakmolen Vincent van Zeijst / CC BY-SA 3.0

The winch is currently a shredder on the Hague Plain at the angle of the floor and stretch path. Lakkoom, an 8-sided ground sailor dating back to 1699, was built partly on the basis of the former factory. The plant was built on orders from the Highlands Council and works with the two-legged mill or the new plant to ensure the water in the North Wheel is kept at the required height. Water is ground from water. Peat in the Hague is water.

Wikipedia: Laakmolen (NL)

18. Kerk van Eikenduinen

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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.

Wikipedia: Kerk van Eikenduinen (NL)

19. Grote of Sint-Jacobskerk (The Hague)

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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)

20. Hertog Karel Bernhard van Saksen Weimar Eisenach

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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

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Our Dear Wife Ascension Church is a Roman Catholic church located in the Dutch city of loosduinen. The church belongs to the faith community of "Mary of Oak and Dune", which is part of the diocese and part of the four preachers. The church is located on the main street of Lead Dune. A little further on the same side of the street has been the Hague Liberation Monument since 1955.

Wikipedia: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Hemelvaartkerk (Den Haag) (NL)

22. Museum Meermanno

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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) on the Prinsessegracht in The Hague and focuses on the written and printed book in all its forms, past and present. The development of the design of both old and modern books is central to this.

Wikipedia: Museum Meermanno (NL)

23. Eerste Kamer der Staten-Generaal

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Eerste Kamer der Staten-Generaal User:Gualtherus, based on the (otherwise identical) coat of arms of the Lower House as displayed on the official website of the Lower House / CC BY 3.0

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.

Wikipedia: Senate (Netherlands) (EN)

24. Maranathakerk

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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!"

Wikipedia: Maranathakerk (Den Haag) (NL)

25. Nieuwe Veenmolen

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The new peat mill or forest mill is a sailor type of soil crusher in the sea, which is a kind of oil sands. The 1654 factory was located next to the Hague railway line-initially, Peat and binckhorstpolder grew kites in Voorburg along with the old factory. The factory originally built was an indoor crusher equipped with shovels.

Wikipedia: Nieuwe Veenmolen (NL)

26. Corbulo

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Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo was a popular Roman general, brother-in-law of the emperor Caligula and father-in-law of Domitian. The emperor Nero, highly fearful of Corbulo's reputation, ordered him to commit suicide, which the general carried out faithfully, exclaiming "Axios", meaning "I am worthy", and fell on his own sword.

Wikipedia: Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo (EN)

27. Design Museum Dedel

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The Design Museum Dedel is a museum that is located in the monumental building Huis Dedel at 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 ReclameArsenaal are shown.

Wikipedia: Design Museum Dedel (NL)

28. Franse Kerk

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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.

Wikipedia: Franse Kerk (Voorburg) (NL)

29. Vrijmetselarij Museum

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The Cultural Masonic Center 'Prins Frederik' (CMC) in The Hague, in the Dutch province of South Holland, is a museum, archive and library of the Order of Freemasons under the Grand East of the Netherlands. The centre manages the collection that the Dutch Freemasons have brought together over more than 250 years.

Wikipedia: Cultureel Maçonniek Centrum 'Prins Frederik' (NL)

30. Oude Kerk

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The old church is located on Imperial Street, once one of the busiest shopping streets in Dutch cities. The church is the oldest monument in the former fishing village. The Old Church is a church that created Protestant churches and can accommodate both the old and restored churches of its local churches.

Wikipedia: Oude Kerk (Scheveningen) (NL)

31. Heilige Antonius Abtkerk

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The Hadith Abbey is the Roman Catholic Church, located at the end of the "creation" in the hedge. The antonius abtkerk is a national monument built by architect joseph cuypers and his son pierre cuypers jr from 1926 to 1927. Decorative interior in commercial expressionist style with rich decorative arts.

Wikipedia: Antonius Abtkerk (Den Haag) (NL)

32. Huygensmuseum Hofwijck

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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.

Wikipedia: Hofwijck (EN)

33. Loosduins Museum De Korenschuur

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The Loosduins Museum in The Hague is a museum that focuses on the cultural heritage of the Loosduinen district, which has its origins in the twelfth century, when Floris III of Holland founded a homestead there. From 1811 to 1923, Loosduinen was an independent municipality.

Wikipedia: Loosduins Museum (NL)

34. KM21

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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.

Wikipedia: KM21 (EN)

35. Mauritspoort

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Mauritspoort Hubertl / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Maurit Gate or Outer Boundary Gate is the eastern gateway to the Internal Court in the Hague. The port was built in 1634 with the nearby inner gate, when there was a suspension bridge across the inner ditch. The pulley holes can still be seen from the outside.

Wikipedia: Mauritspoort (NL)

36. Landgoed Duinweide

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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.

Wikipedia: Duinweide (NL)

37. Bethlehemkerk

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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.

Wikipedia: Bethlehemkerk (Den Haag) (NL)

38. Kloosterkerk

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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.

Wikipedia: Kloosterkerk, The Hague (EN)

39. Eben Haëzerkerk

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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.

Wikipedia: Eben-Haëzerkerk (Scheveningen) (NL)

40. Muzee Scheveningen

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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.

Wikipedia: Muzee Scheveningen (NL)

41. Grondwetbank

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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 meter long bench of smooth marble on which the text of Article 1 of the Dutch Constitution is affixed.

Wikipedia: Grondwetbank (NL)

42. Museum de Gevangenpoort

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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.

Wikipedia: Gevangenpoort (EN)

43. Landgoed Oostduin en Arendsdorp

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Arendsdorp is the remnant of an old estate and a country estate, located in the nationally protected cityscape Benoordenhout in The Hague. On parts withdrawn from this estate, a considerable part of the Benoordenhout district was built.

Wikipedia: Arendsdorp (NL)

44. O.L.V. Onbevlekt Ontvangen / Elandstraatkerk

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In this Parliament, both our Parliament and Parliament have a responsibility to ensure that our Parliament's position on this issue is fully respected. Church buildings and faith communities are part of the Marine Diocese.

Wikipedia: Elandkerk (NL)

45. Theater Diligentia

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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.

Wikipedia: Diligentia (EN)

46. Catshuis

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Catshuis Minister-president Rutte from Nederland (+31) / CC BY 2.0

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.

Wikipedia: Catshuis (EN)

47. Sint Paschalis Baylon

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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 Holy Pascharisis Baylon.

Wikipedia: Sint-Paschalis Baylonkerk (NL)

48. 'Centraal Monument voor Gevallen PTT'ers'

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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 vaulted in 1883. In the beginning of the 20th century, the water was muffled.

Wikipedia: Nassauplein (Den Haag) (NL)

49. Fotomuseum Den Haag

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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.

Wikipedia: Fotomuseum Den Haag (EN)

50. Church of St. John & St. Philip

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The Church of St. John and St. Philip, or English Church for short, is an Anglican church building on the Ary van der Spuyweg in The Hague. The priest's house is next to it at the beginning of the Riouwstraat.

Wikipedia: Anglican Church of St. John and St. Philip (NL)

51. Humanity House

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Humanity House was a museum in The Hague, intended to shed light on the human story behind disasters and conflicts in the world. The Humanity House had to close its doors permanently on 1 November 2020.

Wikipedia: Humanity House (NL)

52. Grondwetsherziening van 1848

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The Heulstraat in The Hague is a short, centuries-old street between the Noordeinde and the Kneuterdijk. The name refers to the heul or wooden bridge that gave access to the street over the Haagse Beek.

Wikipedia: Heulstraat (NL)

53. Museum Beelden aan Zee

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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.

Wikipedia: Beelden aan Zee (EN)

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