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  • Address: Carnegieplein 2, 2517 KJ, The Hague, Netherlands
  • Hours: Open Tue-Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm. Closed Mondays.

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Peace Palace/Vredespaleis

One of the Netherlands’ most famous buildings and the crowning glory of The Hague, the Peace Palace, or Vredespaleis, serves as a symbol of the country’s key role in international law and order. Built between 1907 and 1913 by Andrew Carnegie, the grand palace is home to the United Nations’ International Court of Justice (ICJ), the International Law Academy and the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), making it an important center of global peace.

The building itself, an imposing neo-renaissance structure constructed from Belgian stone and Dutch red brick, is notable for its opulent interiors, designed to embody the ‘grand idea of world peace’ and featuring an exquisite art collection and furnishings imported from around the world. Guided tours of the palace make popular day trips from nearby Rotterdam and Amsterdam, whisking visitors around the chambers, the Peace Palace Library, the palace museum and the picturesque gardens.

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Small-Group Day Trip to Rotterdam, Delft and The Hague from Amsterdam Including Spido Boat Tour, ... 
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Small-Group Day Trip to Rotterdam, Delft and The Hague from Amsterdam Including Spido Boat Tour

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Enjoy a 9-hour full-day small-group tour from Amsterdam in a luxurious minivan. Your first destination will be the picturesque city of Rotterdam, where you ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $140.79

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