The sophisticated administrative capital of The Netherlands has plenty of intriguing sights, from spectacular medieval architecture in the Hall of the Knights (Ridderzaal) and the superb Dutch Old Masters in the Mauritshuis to the Neo-Renaissance magnificence of the Peace Palace. Once these are exhausted there are many fabulous day trips from The Hague to keep visitors happy.
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October 14, 2014
With several world-class museums, Amsterdam is first stop for art lovers, but there are other great art museums in the Netherlands that should not be missed.
September 18, 2014
The Hague is a charming city of green spaces and amazing art galleries, but if you’re intending to spend more than a couple of days there, here’s how to spend the day in Scheveningen, the city’s sophisticated and genteel seaside resort.
July 24, 2014
Like the Dutch cities of The Hague, Haarlem and Amsterdam, forward-looking, futuristic Rotterdam has several great art museums. The best art museums in Rotterdam cover all periods of work from medieval to modern.
June 26, 2014
The Hague’s premier fine-art museum is housed in a wonderful Art Deco building designed by HP Berlage, Holland’s leading exponent of Art Deco, and finished in 1935. Once inside, there’s so much to see that if you want to do justice to visiting the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, you could easily be there all day.
May 29, 2014
The only Dutch city with a contemporary skyline, Rotterdam owes its legacy of sleek futuristic architecture to the Nazi annihilation of the old city in 1940, which left only tiny pockets of medieval architecture in Delfshaven and Oudehaven. The easiest ways of visiting Rotterdam harbor are to take a boat trip along the River Maas or to follow the walking and cycling trails that surround it.