September 2017 - The Netherlands

September 10 Sunday

The Hague - the city and municipality, emcompassing:

The Peace Palace
The Hague
(the seat of government)
Madurodam


The Peace Palace is an international law administrative building in The Hague. It houses:

The International Court of Justice (which is the principal judicial body of the United Nations)
The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
The Hague Academy of International Law
The Peace Palace Library.

There are no tours, but there is a vistors center, explains the function of the sections.

           



The Hague (Den Haag) is the administrative and royal capital of the Netherlands.

               

The flags of the twelve  provinces.

Views just outside the Hague

   



Madurodam - a park of minatures opened in 1952

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madurodam

Construction contiuing in 1964

Photo by Eric Kohn/Anefo, Nation Archives