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Hofvijver

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first glance the Court pond (Hofvijver) looks like an artificial rectangular shallow pond serving to beautify the setting of the houses of parliament. However, it originally was and to some extent still is a natural dune lake. Until around 1800 the castle of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Robert937
Reviewed August 12, 2019

A very good location for taking pictures, especially in the summer when surrounded by many flower baskets. As it is adjacent to the Dutch parliament buildings at the Binnenhof, combine it with a visit to those as well.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank vsop-50
Reviewed August 7, 2019

This is the heart of the museum district and the soul of the city, with much historical significance. But aside from that, it's very beautiful,and walking around it is a must on a visit to this city.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank NJChisoxFan
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

The area is nice for walking. And the pond has big big fish in it. And some ducks. And at least one turtle. I enjoyed it.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Nice place in the centre of Hague, mostly if you visit the inside (the entrance is on the other side).

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank virág I
Reviewed April 9, 2019

We walked around the area and walked here too. This is a nice little walk around water, there are ducks and nice buildings to look at. There are some benches to sit on I think so you can relax and watch everything. The place didn't...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to sit outside when it's warm and sunny. I always bring my friends/family here when they visit and sit over the edge. Also a nice place to people watch!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank rigigigi
Reviewed February 16, 2019

We visited the Parliament and government buildings and the surrounding areas and wandered around the river. This is a beautiful spot, quite picturesque. The views are wonderful and it's a very clean place too. The architecture is fantastic. Very enjoyable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

A nice walk along the river to view the Prime Minister’s office and other buildings along it. A nice path with statues on the side, very peaceful and tranquil. A grand experience of serenity in the city and well recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jayceek2013
Reviewed November 7, 2018

The view of the lake with the fountains and the flag poles on the bridge sets of the view of the surrounding buildings. Please do take a few quiet moments to take in the view a grab a few photos of the area. You will...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Colin D
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