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9 Things To Do In The Hague - Political Center Of The Netherlands

9 Things To Do In The Hague - Political Center Of The Netherlands

on Dec. 28, 2013 by

Shopping in the political center of the Netherlands can be a lot of fun if you know where to go, so I compiled a time efficient little list of places you should visit

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Today I went with my sister to the political center of the Netherlands which is located in 'Het Binnenhof'.

Places

  • 1. September

    A stylish hangout weekdays a quiet place to read the newspaper with a good cup of coffee

    Grote Markt 26A, 2511 BG Den Haag, Netherlands

  • 2. VaVoom

    VaVoom is a cocktail bar in genuine Tiki style with a laid back atmosphere, where you can enjoy freshly made cocktails

    Grote Markt 29, 2511 BG Den Haag, Netherlands

  • 3. De Passage

    Oldest shopping mall of the Netherlands

    Passage 43-45, 2511 AB Den Haag, Netherlands

  • 4. Binnenhof

    Heart of the political center of the Netherlands including the knights chamber

    Binnenhof 4, 2513 AA Den Haag, Netherlands

  • 5. Palace Noordeinde

    One of the three official palaces of the Dutch royal family

    Noordeinde 68, 2514 GL Den Haag, Netherlands

  • 6. Eat Syrup Waffles

    Fresh Dutch syrup waffles will literally blow your socks off

    Wagenstraat 30, 2512 Den Haag, Netherlands

  • 7. Eat Lard Balls

    These deep fried pieces of heaven are only available during the weeks leading up to new year

    Spui 170, 2511 BW Den Haag, Netherlands

  • 8. Gevangenpoort

    Former gate and medieval prison on the Buitenhof including many torture devices

    Buitenhof 33, 2513 AH Den Haag, Netherlands

  • 9. Umami

    Cool Asian tapas fusion restaurant located near the Binnenhof

    Buitenhof 46, 2513 AH Den Haag, Netherlands

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The Binnenhof is a complex of buildings that has been the meeting place of the States-General, the parliament of the Netherlands, since 1446, and has been the centre of Dutch politics for many centuries.

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Built mostly in the 13th century, the complex originally functioned as residence of the counts of Holland.

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For lunch we went to a pub called September in central The Hague where we munched on some bitterballs and lattes.

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We ran into an oliebollen vendor on the street which was selling one of best oil-fritters in the country (rated by a popular national newspaper).

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In the late afternoon we paid a visit to palace Noordeinde. The palace is one of the three official palaces of the Dutch royal family. It has been used as the "working palace" for King Willem-Alexander since 2013.

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After some brief shopping in the downtown core we headed for the Prisoner's Gate (Gevangenpoort), a former gate and medieval prison on the Buitenhof. From 1420 until 1828, the prison was used for housing people who had committed serious crimes while they awaited sentencing.

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We went for dinner at Umami, a shared dining restaurant, next to the Buitenhof. They were serving delicious tapas styled dishes.

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To top of the night, we had a few drinks at local pub VaVoom before we headed back to Zoetermeer. Den Haag, another fantastic city in Southern-Holland!

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