The Peace Palace

The Peace Palace is an international law administrative building in Den Haag (The Hague). Feel  welcome to visit the Peace Palace Visitors Centre. This modern exhibition and impressive 35-40 minute film give you an introduction of history of the Peace Palace and to the juridical institutions of the Netherlands.

Peace Palace Entrance

This is the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the Hague Academy of International Law and the Peace Palace Library.

It has many gifts from the participated countries of the Den Haag Convention. Among the gifts are: a fountain from Denmark, a jasper vase of 3200 kilograms from Russia, cast iron and copper doors from Belgium, marble from Italy, , tapestries from Japan, a fountain from Denmark, the clock from the bell tower from Switzerland and wood from Indonesia and the United States of America. The fence that surrounds the entire palace is a gift from Germany. It also contains statues, busts and portraits of various champions of peace from all times.

Planning a visit for the Peace Palace? Then plan your visit in advance on their website.

Transportation

With a Tourist Day Ticket you enjoy unlimited travel by bus, tram, metro and waterbus throughout the South Holland Rotterdam & The Hague region for a fixed price for a whole day. The ticket is valid all day from the time you first check in until services stop running. Always check in when boarding and check out when exiting the bus, tram, metro or waterbus. Price: € 14,50.

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If you plan to travel for more days through The Netherlands, you could better choose for the temporary (‘lease’) OV-chipkaart which is the official transportation card for all public transportation!

See: Lease Transport Chip Card

Also maybe planning a visit for Amsterdam? For visiting the center of Amsterdam and the larger Region of Amsterdam you may buy the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket for 1-2-3 days.

Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

 

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