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Plein 1813, 2514, The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Independence Monument can be seen from the road ( a little bit difficult to access it by feet!).

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank George A
Reviewed July 28, 2019

The "Monument Plein 1813" is a plaza in Den Haag. It's not a typical continental plaza with lots of cafes etc. It's literally a monument on a sort of roundabout, but not difficult to cross to get up close. The monument on the roundabout is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

We happened on this when we were just walking around the area. This is a nice statue which has flowers going around it at the bottom of the steps which is nice. The surrounding roads and houses are nice to have a walk down too....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DeathsDragon95
Reviewed February 18, 2019

The Monument Plein 1813 is a significant monument which celebrates Dutch independence and a little more and was constructed in mid-19th century. The square on which the monument is situated is rather unremarkable as it is a little too far away from the city centre...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Nice square but not something to get really excited about. The good thing is it is really close to the Peace Palace and Panorama Mesdag, just a few minutes walking. So you might as well have a look here.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank fernandod512
Reviewed February 9, 2018

Good place for visit, depicts parts of the relatively short Dutch history, we were unlucky with the weather, but still worth the visit

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 277dimitarg
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend studying the history of this monument before going to see it. This 22m tall monument was unveiled in1869 to refer back to the historic events in 1813. Back then Dutch history was restored from France and Willem Frederik returned back to the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank BeachStone2C
Reviewed September 2, 2017

We visited Independence Monument at Plein 1813 whilst we were in the area. The monument recognises the independence and foundation of The Kingdom of the Netherlands in 1813 and the end of the French period. The structure was unveiled in 1869 by Prince Frederick of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank paullegate
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Found this monument on my way to Panorama Mesdag Museum. It's a monument in remembrance of the victory from Napoleon. The trees around this monument also have history. The first tree was planted in 1936 (which was already 25 years old).

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed July 28, 2016

This monument commemorates the victory of Napoleon, also it represents independence and the founding of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in 1813

Date of experience: July 2016
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