Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), The Hague

4.7
Visit the historic and current center of Dutch political life at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights). The 13th-century Gothic castle was originally the seat of the counts of Holland, and it later served as the main government building of the Dutch Republic. Today, the castle is home to the upper and lower houses of the parliament, as well as the prime minister's office. The central building of the castle represents the magnificent grand hall, with a throne from which the Dutch monarch delivers the parliament's opening speech. Go on a guided tour of the castle, learn about its history, admire the architecture, and use the opportunity to watch the parliament in session. Occasionally parts of the building may be inaccessible due to important political activities. A visit to Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights) represents just the start of the adventure when you use our The Hague online route planner to plot your vacation.
Improve this listing »
Create an itinerary including Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights) Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
975 reviews
Google
5.0
TripAdvisor
  • Very cool place to learn about Dutch history and politics. The English audio was very good and helpful  more »
  • Binnenhof is a good place you must check on den hauge After that you can eat lunch on the resturant in front of this place  more »
  • Parliament and say random gorgeous country, but feel the history though small, less decoration had the good keeping from building (in the Grand Slams). I saw Paul moving when no car is waiting at the Mauritshuis, enters the car was interesting.
    View original
Places to stay near Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)

Plan your trip to The Hague

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights) by other users

8 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM CYPRUS December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in The Hague BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 1 day in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM EGYPT December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Rotterdam BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Rotterdam BY A USER FROM HUNGARY May, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 36 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in The Netherlands BY A USER FROM INDONESIA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in The Hague BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Dusseldorf, Rotterdam & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM TURKEY December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans