The Hague, the netherlands
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The Hague, is the political capital of the Netherlands and because of it's status, the city is highly developed in every aspect. It is affluent, crowded and diverse.
Important places to visit in The Hague is the Dutch Parlament, Noordeinde Palace, and Ridderzaal. Although the city is know for having background, it is relatively a new city since skyscrapers and a lot of business centers were estabilished there in the last years. Lots of shops, restaurants, and pubs are present in the city. Since the city is also extremely multicultural and student friendly, it is very vibrant and life there is vast.
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