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The political center of the Netherlands

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Experience hosted by Виктория

90 mins
Up to 3 people
Hosted in English, Dutch, Russian

What you'll do

I will introduce you to the political system of the country. I’ll tell you about the history of the adoption of the constitution and the formation of the city. We will walk around the oldest political complex in Europe Binnenhof.
Binnenhof has been the center of political life in Holland for many centuries and is the oldest parliamentary complex in Europe, it is 800 years old.
The Binnenhof complex houses the General States (Parliament of the Netherlands), the Senate, the cabinet of Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Ridderzaal, the Netherlands State Council, the Ministry of General Affairs of the Netherlands, and the Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery.

I will tell you about the upcoming Binnenhof restoration. Which will begin in 2021.
I will show you the place of executions and torture, the famous prison, which is now a museum. I’ll tell you about the most terrible and terrible event that shocked the whole of Europe and is the darkest spot in the history of Holland.

We continue our walk to The Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, where the famous painting by Jan Vermeer “Girl with a Pearl Earring” hangs, it is called the Dutch Mona Lisa.

We will walk around the new City Hall. The building, built by world-famous American architect Richard Meyer, is also called the Ice Palace. I will tell you about the architecture, philosophy and purpose of this building.
I will introduce you to the political system of the country. I’ll tell you about the history of the adoption of the constitution and the formation of the city. We will walk around the oldest political complex in Europe Binnenhof.
Binnenhof has been the center of political life in Holland for many centuries and is the oldest parliamentary complex in Europe, it is 800 years old.
The Binnenhof complex houses the General States (Parliament…

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From $34
/ person
Tue, Oct 27
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
$43 per person
$43 per person
Thu, Oct 29
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
$43 per person
$43 per person
Fri, Oct 30
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
$43 per person
$43 per person

Meet your host, Виктория

Host on Airbnb since 2019
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I am an architect. I have been living in The Hague for 8 years. I am familiar with the political system in Holland, with its history of formation. I know the history of the city and modern life from the inside. I always gladly show the city to travelers and locals from a new perspective for them.
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Where you'll be

We will meet at the new City Hall.
Then I will show you the center of the political life of the country. I will show you where the prime minister works. We will go to the historic Binnenhof complex, The Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis and the famous Plein.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

During the experience, we communicate at a distance of 1.5 meters and wear facemasks.