The Hague Tourism
The Hague is the capital of the South province of the Holland, Netherland. Also known as “the Royal City by the Sea” due to its location near the beautiful North coastline, the Hague is a historic city known for its culture and monuments. It is one extraordinary city, with the quintessential small town feel to give you comfort and the fancy option s to give you the uptown feels.
It is a hub for all sorts of meetings of diplomatic and political tone. Though the third largest town of the country, it has a scanty population and hence public life is well managed. The historic city centre speaks volumes of the rich past and the vital role that the city of Hague has played in the development of the country. Also known as the “Royal City”, it flaunts several high palaces, which are in the public domain these days, with many government offices present in it as well. You can spot the royalty in one of their stores or just strolling around the streets, as well.
Located by the beach side, the Hague is also treated as a beach resort. The two of its most revered resorts are Scheveningen and Kijkduin. Both these resorts attract quite a few tourists alike and form for the perfect weekend getaway destination. The Hague also boasts of cultural and artistic richness, with its many art galleries and museums, showcasing unique century old works of the Dutch artists. The city also houses the largest painting in Netherlands, which is a rare sight with its panoramic view and awe inspiring finesse. The city also has a healthy green cover, with ample freshness and opportunities to hike and camp.
Essential travel information and The Hague tips for your visit
- Time Zone: UTC+01:00
- Currency: The Euro (€)
- Electricity and Internet: The electricity output is up to 230 Volts. ADSL/ Broadband and dial up connections are available.
- Languages: English and Dutch
- Security: Ambulance, Police and Fire Brigade: 112
- Customs: Always keep an umbrella and a jacket with you. The rains are quite unpredictable here. The OV-chipcard is the most common system of paying for trains and trams in the Netherland.
The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of The Hague
Save 7%Private Tour: Delft Pottery Factory Tour and Painting Workshop
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Save 7%Delft Pottery Factory Tour Including Pottery Souvenir
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Skip the Line: SEA LIFE Scheveningen Admission Ticket in The HagueNew on TripHobo
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Admission for Escher in Het Paleis in The Hague
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Save 13%Private Walking Tour: Delft's Royal History and Pottery
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Save 8%Private Delft ,The Hague & Madurodam Tour
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