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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Belgium and Holland had to make a compromise and alternate the capital between Brussels and Amsterdam every two years. Still, during all this time, the government remained in The Hague, so when the separation took place in 1830 it was settled that Amsterdam would remain capital and The Hague the seat of government. This strongly influenced the city’s architecture, as houses were built to host diplomats and government workers, so streets were wider and the city expanded faster and faster. The city suffered severe damage during WWII, when Nazi occupants based in Berlin torn down a large part of the city and mistakenly bombed a heavily... Read more »
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