Den Haag's 5 Top Views: For those on a budget

03.09.21 09:36 By The Golden Stork

Den Haag is a beautiful city with iconic buildings and landscapes. Den Haag's skyline, in particular, has been attracting tourists from all over the world for years. Den Haag offers many opportunities to take breathtaking pictures of it's skyline at a variety of price points - from free to expensive! In this blog post we will explore Den Haag's 5 most popular views that are accessible by travelers on a budget. And easy to reach when you are sleeping in the hostel.

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1 - De Grote Kerk (The Big Church Tower)

De Grote Kerk is in the epic center of Den Haag, the old church has a high tower and you can actually climb it yourself! Upstairs you will have an amazing 360 degrees view of the city Den Haag. The entrance costs around €7, and the view is definitely worth it! With GaDenHaag you can get tour with a guide for this price.


De Grote Kerk Den Haag can be found near de Grote Markt. Take a short stroll from Hostel Den Haag , which is located in the epicenter Den Haag as well.


Address: Riviervismarkt 5, Den Haag


Open every on demand, check with the website. The cost per person is €8.  Link : De Grote Kerk Den Haag website .

2 - Viewing point Meyendel

Den Haag is surrounded by the dunes which are actually quite close to reach when you get a bike. Because of different heights there is an amazing view when you get to this viewing point.


Depending on your bike, it should take you approximately 20 minutes to the Oostduinparks from the entrance of the park. When you reach the Oostduinparks, follow the signs and you can be there in about 20 minutes. Take some lunch with you to appreciate the view when you get there. Of course, this is a budget perspective since it's entirely free!

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3 - Penthouse The Hague Tower

The most stunning perspective is only a 3-minute stroll from our hostel in Den Haag.

The Penthouse of Den Haag Tower is the highest observation deck in Den Haag, 42th floor! This beautiful restaurant offers you an amazing view on Den Haag, Scheveningen and/or Kijkduin!


To get up you will cost you around 12,50 euro which doesn't sound very budget. But you will get a drink for that 12,50. And what about just getting that fancy cocktail while you are enjoying the amazing view of Den Haag.


Adress: Rijswijkseplein 786, Den Haag

4- Panorama Mesdag

Not a real life panorama of Den Haag but a painted one!


The Panorama Mesdag is a cylindrical panorama painting with a diameter of 120 meters and a height of 14 meters. The painting, which is the world's oldest surviving panorama, depicts Scheveningen on the North Sea coast, the dunes, The Hague, and the North Sea. It is listed in Top 100 in the Rijksdienst voor Monumentenzorg's 1990 list of monuments."


Tickets are 15 euro's! But we recommend to get a museum jaarkaart if you are planning to visit more museums for 65 euro's. You can visit almost any museum in The Netherlands for a whole year.


Adress: Zeestraat 65

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5 - Ferris Wheel Pier (Scheveningen)

At the beach on the pier there is another unique view to discover. The costs for this ferris wheel are 6 euro's.


For biking it will take you about half an hour to get there from Hostel Den Haag . You can park your bike when getting out on the pier for free! And then enjoy that unique view of Den haag while enjoying some snacks at one of the many bars/restaurants along the pier.


Adress: Strandweg 156, Den Haag

Conclusion about the best view of Den Haag

If you are looking for an affordable way to visit Den Haag, stay in our hostel. We offer great amenities and clean rooms at a fraction of the price that many other hotels charge. Plus, we're located centrally which makes it easy to get around town! You can book your reservation on our website or call us today!

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