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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
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
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
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.
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
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
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).