The Best Neighbourhoods in The Hague (Den Haag) for Tourists & Business
Here are some of the most interesting ones.
Belgisch Park is one of the most picturesque neighbourhoods in The Hague. It lies between two green parks; the Nieuwe Scheveningse Bosjes and the Oostduinpark. You can also see the sea from the northern borders at Scheveningen beach. This place is good for relaxing and romantic trips.
Zorgvliet is a former country estate located beside Schevening Bosje. It is home to several cultural and political projects, as well as entertainment spots. The neighbourhood is home to the Peace Palace and Gemeentemuseum’s Mondariaan collection, which is the largest in the world.
The Statenkwartier is home to many cultural buildings, most of which are protected for their heritage. Visitors come here to see homes built in the early 19th century, according to the Art Nouveau principles that include redbrick architecture. The neighbourhood has diagonal street patterns, which form a quarter circle just beyond the Zorgvliet. It is a cultural traveller’s paradise.
The Chinatown district is located around half a kilometre south of the het Bennenhof palace and the parliament, allowing visitors to walk to many of the city’s famous landmarks. The entry to the district is marked by oriental-style Chinese gates made in the early 21st century in the honour of the migrant population from Asia.
Voorhout is said to be one of the oldest neighbourhoods. The Hague is said to have been founded here around the 13th century. It is located in the city centre where you will find various famous landmarks in Dutch history. This includes the Houses of Parliament that are in the het Binnenhof and the Lange Voorhout Palace. It also houses the M.C Escher museum.
If you aretouring The Hague, consider staying at Binnenhof. It has the seat of the government but also picturesque and home to most Dutch heritage sites.
The Noordeinde Palace area houses the three royal Dutch palaces and cool place to start exploring the city. Finally, the area around the Peace Palace provides great accommodation options and visitors can visit the palace and international justice locations around the area for a history of the road to justice.
Haagse Hout is loosely referred to the Woods of The Hague. It boasts of a cool, forested park around the waters. There are four neighbourhoods in the area, each enjoying a part of the green areas.
Visitors enjoy cool, fresh air and extensive picnic and relaxation areas. It is also close to the city centre and served by public transport. You can stay at the location and still travel around The Hague without problems.
Kijkduin (Beach) boasts of rustic beauty, short grasslands, pristine golden sands and a clean, quiet location. It offers the best location for a quiet vacation or a romantic one. You can sunbathe and play water games here.
On the other hand, Scheveningen has an extensive beach, which offers everything from the golden sands to restaurants, surfing, boating and swimming opportunities. There is also a stadium nearby where you can watch various sporting activities.
Den Haag Holland Spoor is the oldest railway station in the city. Central Station is the largest railway station in the area. These stations are built next to each other.
The area around the station is known for its great deals on accommodation, lively nightlife and ease of access to other parts of the city and Netherlands at large. You can enjoy a ride across various cities in the country, enjoying the landscape and offers at various stops.