What to see in Hague, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Hague is the capital of South Holland, here is the government seat of the Netherlands. The importance of the city began to grow in the XIV th century when they were transferred here the Supreme Judicial Courts of the Provinces of Holland and Zeeland. At the end of the XVI century the royal court moved to The Hague because of Nassau Mauriciu chose this city as capital.
Hague received the city status in 1806 of Louis's, brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, because this cause Hague it had the nickname "the largest village in Europe".
In downtown can visit the following buildings: the Mauritshuis Museum, the Binnenhof Administrative Center Building, the Grote Kerk Church, Park Haag Bos, the Knights Castle, and others.
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