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St. Jacobus Church – Dedicated to St. James the Greater

The St. Jacobus Church (St. James Church in English) is a Roman Catholic parish church located on Parkstraat in The Hague. Thanks to the church’s architectural history, the structure is now considered a historical monument. As its name suggests, the ...

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Kloosterkerk – The Hague

The Cloister Church, or Kloosterkerk, is a 14th century church located in the Lange Voorhout in The Hague. Aside from its historical significance, the church is also notable for having Queen Beatrix attend services on occasion. The Church’s Early Days ...

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Grote of Sint-Jacobskerk: A Landmark Protestant Church

The Grote of Sint-Jacobskerk is a former Protestant church and one of the oldest buildings in The Hague. Located near the city’s town hall, its name means Great or St. James Church in English. The church was the site of ...

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Antonius Abt Church – Largest Mosaic in The Netherlands

The Antonius Abt Church is located on the Scheveningseweg in The Hague. The church that stands today is relatively modern as the original structure was demolished in 1925. The present day structure is much larger than the original and was ...

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Abdijkerk – The Abbey Church in Loosduinen

The Abdijkerk is a Protestant church and the oldest building in The Hague, Netherlands. It was built during the 13th century and has served as a place of worship for more than 400 years. During the summer months, the church ...

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The International Criminal Court – The Hague

The International Criminal Court deals with some of the world’s most heinous crimes, including war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. The court is commonly referred to as the ICC or the ICCt. In 2017, crime of aggression will also ...

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The International Court of Justice – The Peace Palace

Located in Peace Palace in The Hague, the International Court of Justice is the main judicial branch of the United Nations. The court was established in 1945 by the UN Charter and took the place of the Permanent Court of ...

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The Scheveningen Woods – Hike, Bike and Ride Your Way Through

The Scheveningen Woods, known as Scheveningse Bosjes in Dutch, was created between 1100 and 1400. The area is home to several monuments and is located between Scheveningen and The Hague. This wooded park area was built into the dunes found ...

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Park Clingendael – Home to The Hague’s Famous Japanese Garden

Although The Hague is home to many beautiful parks, the gardens at Clingendael Estate are easily some of the most impressive. For more than 500 years, aristocratic families in the area have been adding gardens to the estate. The Japanese ...

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