|Monthly Pass (local transport)||$95.73|
|Combo meal at McDonalds||$8.14|
|Mid range bottle of wine||$7.46|
|Loaf of white bread||$1.52|
|Taxi 1hour Waiting||$101.69|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$832.93|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$2 142.37|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$4.07|
The Hague (s-Gravenhage or Den Haag) is Netherlands’ third most crowded city. Today, The Hague is the main city of Dutch politics and also the center of the international justice, because many international courts were established here. In addition all the embassies to the Netherlands are located here.
When you book cheap flights to The Hague, you will find a city with over 900 years of history. The city has collected a lot of monumental architecture, which is exposed for all visitors to see in the south of the Main Station. The Hague is the Netherlands most historical city, with a prominent history. It consists of around 30 museums and many more local attractions. Because there are many museums to visit, you should plan your trip in advance, so you will pick what is most interesting to you.
The Hague is the home to many foreign communities, such as Chinese, Indonesian, Indian and others. This helps the city feel like a cultural center with as much] international food as local one’s. When you travel to The Hague, you will find that are so many restaurants to choose from. Visitors can start the day with a round of Indonesian meals and end the day with Italian dishes.
Like many other historical sites, the old Hague is very small and you can see most of its historic core by foot. You can pick up a local map at Bruna, a newsstand located in the central station. However, if you wish to explore the whole city you might consider that some sites, like Gemeentemuseum, are best reached by train.
Another very interesting attraction is Scheveningem, a beach resort. However, it is located ten kilometers outside the city borders. During the summer, you should make more time to visit the city and also the beach, to get the maximum out of your vacation. Again, The Hague consists of 30 museums and it is difficult to choose which one to see if you are for a short period of time. Here are some objectives to visit:
It is open from Tuesday to Saturday at 10 in the morning until 5 in the evening and Sunday from 11 in the morning up until 5 in the evening. The price for one adult is 10.50 Euro and for visitors under 18 it’s free. The previous home of Count John Maurits is now a place that has a large collection Dutch Masters. The Rijkmuseum keep on showcasing its most valuable pieces, such as Rembrandt, Vermeer and others. Fans of the 18th century will love to visit the Bredius. Once it was the home of the famous director Abraham Bredius. He donated his valuable art collection, the year of his death.
If you are a fan of art then the big Gemeentemuseum is one of the sights that should be on your list as soon as you book flights to The Hague. There you will see paintings made by Jan Toorop, Piet Mondriaan, Monet and Picasso. The Fotomoseum has each year 6 exhibitions made by artist from all over the world. In the meantime, make sure to visit GEM, the home of modern art that amazes visitors because of its inventiveness and novelty.
The palace of Queen Emma is dedicated to the art and life of M.C Escher, whose topic of infinity and immortality has captivated visitors worldwide. The highest floor will surprise you and your kids with optical illusions and many more activities. If you wish your next vacation can be to the wonderful city of The Hague. Then start searching for your tickets now. Flighthub offers the cheapest flights to The Hague. So be sure you reserve your tickets in advance, to get the best rates and so you can add to your trip list another gorgeous destination.