The Hague and the Dutch Masters. The Hague and administrative power. With this city walk you will discover the history of the Golden Age in The Hague. The route takes you through art, religion, royal and administrative power from that time. Historical monuments, infamous stories, and gold with a wink. Stroll through the city center of The Hague and imagine yourself in the Golden Age! We recommend that you turn on your phone's GPS for this walk, so that your own location is shown in the full screen map. Some locations on this route are marked by a tile with information.
Hofvijver "Court Pond"
The Hofvijver area is where The Hague originated.
Museum de Gevangenpoort (The Prison Gate Museum )
This gate meant the end of the De Witt brothers.
Johan de Witthuis
Councilor Johan de Witt lived here from 1669 until his violent death
From winter palace to working palace of the King, the palace shows the architect
Home of Van Oldenbarnevelt
This was the home of councilor Johan van Oldenbarnevelt.
The Lange Voorhout in the Museum Quarter in The Hague is perhaps the most beauti
The early 17th century house takes its name from the pages
Hotel Des Indes
Step inside this former palace and enjoy the golden entourage.
Discover a beautiful private collection from the Bredius family.
Statue Of Oldenbarnevelt
A worthy image of one of Dutch political educators.
Haags Historisch Museum
Imagine yourself here in the Golden Age of The Hague.
Cabinet of the King
This 17th-century house is the link between the King and ministers.
In this famous museum you will find many Dutch masters.
Inner Court - Hall of Knights
Also the centre of Dutch politics in the Golden Age.
Pure architecture from the Golden Age.
Did you know:
Fun fact about the Bierkade
Jan van Goyenhuis
Landscape painter Van Goyen lived here.
This is where Paul Potter lived with his wife. He rented the painter's house.
Home of Van Balckeneynde
City architect and city architect Claes Dircx van Balckeneynde lived here.
Special Golden Age beers
Home of Spinoza
The home of sage Baruch Spinoza.
Heilige Geest courtyard
This courtyard was founded in 1616 by the wealthy and the church.
From 'Boterwaag' to Grand Café.