The Hague and the Royal family (Oranjes) belong together. With this city walk you will discover the rich royal history of the royal city. The route takes you along the many palaces, historical monuments and beautiful palace gardens in the city centre of The Hague. Stroll through The Hague and feel like the King!

Museum Escher in het Paleis

Escher in the Palace

Lange Voorhout Palace. The museum still feels like an old palace

Huis Huguetan

Huis Huguetan at Lange Voorhout 34 has a rich royal history. The city palace was

Kloosterkerk Den Haag

Kloosterkerk

In the Kloosterkerk a series of ceremonies of the Oranjehuis have taken place.

Paleis Kneuterdijk

Kneuterdijk Palace

Willem II once lived here, now the Council of State is located here.

Paleis Noordeinde

Palace Noordeinde

The working palace of the King, it has centuries of history.

Ruiterstandbeeld Prins Willem van Oranje

Equestrian statue Prince William of Oranje

The equestrian statue of William of Orange is the oldest free-standing statue

Koninklijke Stallen

Royal Stables

Behind these walls are the royal carriages, also the Glass Coach.

Paleistuin

Palace Garden

Admire the Royal Archives and the palace - or have a picnic here.

Prinsestraat

Prinsestraat

Named after Willem II and now a popular shopping street in 't Hofkwartier.

Grote Kerk

Big Church

Royal marriages are blessed here and many baptised.

Galerij Prins Willem V

Gallery Prince William V

In 1773, Prince William V built this gem: the Netherlands' first museum.

Binnenhof en Ridderzaal

Inner Court - Hall of Knights

This has been the centre of Dutch politics for centuries.

Mauritshuis aan de Hofvijver

Mauritshuis

Built in 1633 for Count Johan Maurits and now a famous museum.

Standbeeld Prins Willem van Oranje

Statue Prince William of Oranje

(1533-1584, nickname: William the Silent), 1848

Kabinet van de koning

The King's Office

This 17th-century house is the link between the king and ministers.

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