The 500 Hidden Secrets of the Hague Revised (Paperback)
- An insider's guide to The Hague's hidden gems and lesser-known spots- Written by a true local, filled with independent advice, based on thorough research and the author's personal opinions- An inspirational and practical guide to the city's most interesting places, buildings, restaurants, shops, museums, galleries, neighborhoods, gardens and cafes, summarized into 100 lists of 5 secrets- Photography by Tal Maes- A recently updated edition in Luster's successful and attractive series of city guidesThere are many reasons to plan a visit to The Hague. It is the international city of peace and justice, the only large Dutch city by the sea, one of the greenest cities of the Netherlands, and it boasts a long and rich history. For this book, Tal Maes listed her 500 favorite places and tips, presenting them in original and interesting lists such as 5 historic houses of famous Dutchmen, 5 fun boat trips, the 5 best spots for Dutch "maatjes" herring, 5 museums around the Binnenhof, the 5 best lifestyle and concept stores, and much more. This guide encourages you to look further than the usual hotspots. Walk to the far end of the beach to find peace and quiet, try a beer from a hidden monastery, discover cutting-edge art in a former power plant. Of the highlights included, lesser-known aspects are revealed.
About the Author
Tal Maes is an author and photographer living in The Hague. Museums, cultural events, festivals, restaurants, bars, shops: Tal somehow knows about every event or new place that opens. When you're in The Hague, you might spot Tal on her bike and with her camera in hand, exploring the city in search of hot new (hidden) spots.