Tag: The Hague

Noordeinde Palace – Funny details
Castles, Travel

Noordeinde Palace – Funny details

The Noordeinde Palace in The Hague is an old palace with some modern twists. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands had the palace renovated before starting using it in 1984. Unlike her ancestors she used the palace as a working palace. Over the years she collected art by especially Dutch artists in the palace. In one […]

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The Mauritshuis in The Hague
Castles, Travel

The Mauritshuis in The Hague

When someone mentions the Mauritshuis in The Hague in a royal context, it is most of the time because of royal visitors, or because of its collection of art. But a long time ago the building used to be a royal residence. Recently I passed the building, that is celebrating its 200th anniversary of a […]

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After three years – A visit to the Noordeinde Palace
Castles, Travel

After three years – A visit to the Noordeinde Palace

Finally, after three years the Noordeinde Palace in The Hague, The Netherlands, opened its doors again this summer. Starting on 23 July both the palace and the mews are open on four Saturdays. Tickets If you are still thinking of buying a ticket: unfortunately once again it is sold out already. I managed to get […]

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The wedding of Willem-Alexander and Máxima – Pre-wedding activities photo & copyright: Netty Leistra
Marriages, News

The wedding of Willem-Alexander and Máxima – Pre-wedding activities

Last modified: 10 December 2012 The wedding interview, 18 January 2002 Walking through the park of Palace Huis ten Bosch in The Hague Willem-Alexander Prince of Orange, his fiancée Máxima Zorreguieta and their interviewers Maartje van Weegen and Paul Witteman stopped near the pond where the prince asked his girlfriend to marry him. Willem-Alexander said […]

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Updated 1-11: 2019 Royal Gatherings in The Hague Books for sale
Media & Co, Meetings

Updated 1-11: 2019 Royal Gatherings in The Hague

Royal Gatherings The Hague will once again be organized in the weekend of November 9 & 10, 2019 at the Park Hotel in the Molenstraat (near the Noordeinde Palace). The day starts at 9.45am. Presentations include various royal topics: Arturo Beéche: -The Grand Ducal House of Hesse und bei Rhein Robert Golden: -Royal Funerals in […]

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Princess Christina of the Netherlands (1947-2019) Koepel van Fagel
Births & Deaths, News

Princess Christina of the Netherlands (1947-2019)

On Friday morning 16 August 2019 the Government Information Service (RVD) in name of King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and Princess Beatrix announced the death of Princess Christina of the Netherlands that morning at the complex of Palace Noordeinde (not in the palace itself, but in her apartment above the stables) in The Hague. She had […]

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How to visit the Palace Noordeinde in The Hague?
Castles, Travel

How to visit the Palace Noordeinde in The Hague?

Ever since Palace Noordeinde in Den Haag opened its doors in 2016 I receive questions about the summer opening and how to get tickets. Keep your eyes open towards the end of June, as only then it thus far has been announced when exactly the palace and the royal stables open their doors for the […]

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