Royal city - The residence of the Royal Family for centuries

The Hague is a royal city with a high feel-good factor. After all, you might spontaneously encounter members of the Royal Family on the street or in one of 'their' stores. You'll also stumble upon the House of Orange; the many historical monuments, the presence of residential and working palaces, royal thoroughfares and horse-drawn coaches.

Palaces in The Hague

The city centre of The Hague continues to exude the allure befitting of a royal city. Stroll through the historical streets and soak up the atmosphere of bygone days. Visit the places where magnificent parties were held, fit for nobility. Discover the location of Queen Emma's winter residence, or where work is done every day at Noordeinde.

Royal shopping

King Willem Alexander and Queen Máxima are known as lovers of Hague restaurants. Palace vehicles are regularly seen in the vicinity of Denneweg. Royal shopping in the heart of the monarchy is self-evident in the Court District surrounding Noordeinde Palace.

Stay in style

Take your time to explore our majestic city. Stay in one of the many luxurious hotels in the beautiful historic city centre. Pamper yourself with a night or two at the monumental Hotel Des Indes, the tastefully decorated Palace Hotel or the lovely Parkhotel.

The Hague routes

Our online walking routes take you along the hidden hotspots and well-known highlights of The Hague, from beaches to shopping streets and from restaurants to palaces. Every route has its own theme and includes carefully chosen sights. Using your mobile phone, you'll be able to navigate the city easily like a real local. You don't even have to download an app: get The Hague routes free of charge from!