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.