A royal walk

  • The Netherlands
  • South Holland
  • The Hague
  • 4.55 km (Approximately 01:08 u)
  • Hiking route 3263280

A royal walk

  • The Netherlands
  • South Holland
  • The Hague
  • 4.55 km (Approximately 01:08 u)
  • Hiking route 3263280
Follow this city walk in the footsteps of the Oranges in The Hague. The route takes you past palaces, historical monuments and beautiful palace gardens in the city center of The Hague. Take a break with a nice cup of coffee or an extensive lunch at Carlton Ambassador Hotel. 

You will see these highlights from The Hague during the route: 
1. Escher in the Palace, admire the works of art by MC Escher in the old Palace of our Royal Family.
2. Huguetan House at 34 Lange Voorhout has a rich royal history.
3. At the Kloosterkerk, Lange Voorhout 4, a series of ecclesiastical ceremonies of the Oranges have taken place over the centuries.
4. Kneuterdijk Palace, Willem II once lived here, now the Council of State resides here.
5. Noordeinde Palace, the King's working palace has an ancient history.
6. Take a break at Restaurant Sophia, in the Carlton Ambassador Hotel! 
7. Royal stables, behind these walls are the carriages of the Oranges, also the Glass carriage.
8. Palace Garden, admire the Royal Archives and the Palace.
9. Royal Archives, contains the personal archives of the members of the House of Nassau and Oranje-Nassau.
10. Prinsestraat, named after Willem II and now a popular shopping street in't Hofkwartier 
11. Grote Kerk, royal marriages were blessed here and princes were baptized. 
12. Prince William V Gallery, Prince William V built this Jewel in 1773: the Netherlands' first museum.
13. Binnenhof- en Ridderzaal, this has been the center of Dutch politics for centuries.
14. Mauritshuis, built in 1633 for Count Johan Mauritsen, now a famous museum.
15. Statue Prince William of Orange, 1533 - 1584, (nickname: Willem de Zwijger), 1848. 
16. Cabinet of the King, this 17th century residence is the link between the King and ministers. 

Directions

# Description Distance
Lange Voorhout, 2514EH, The Hague, South Holland, The Netherlands 0.00 km
Carlton Ambassador Hotel (Zeestraat, 2514 JP, The Hague, South Holland, The Netherlands) 1.48 km
Binnenhof (2513AA, The Hague, South Holland, The Netherlands) 3.71 km
Lange Voorhout, 2514EH, The Hague, South Holland, The Netherlands 4.55 km

Pause places

Carlton Ambassador Hotel

Zeestraat 2
2514 JP The Hague
https://www.carlton.nl/hotel-ambassador-den-haag

A lovely place, a luxurious feeling and a warm welcome. This is what awaits you at the Carlton Ambassador lifestyle hotel! You can completely relax in your comfortable and spacious room in this four-star hotel, while you can enjoy delicious food in the hotel restaurant. Naturally, the Carlton Ambassador is the perfect base for a visit to The Hague and the surrounding area. The hotel is located in the stately Embassy district, close to the historic and rich city center, the hip and special Zeeheldenkwartier, but also close to the greenery and the 11 kilometers long coastline.

Sights

Binnenhof


2513AA The Hague

Throughout the centuries, The Hague's Binnenhof has been the center of political life in the Netherlands. Not only are the buildings worth seeing in their own right, it is also where the most important events in national history took place.

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