Foto: Wikimedia, The meeting

On the one hand, it is the center of power in the Netherlands, with the Binnenhof, the embassies and various head offices of large companies. But on the other hand also the rough city, with the flat Hague. And even though The Hague only really received city rights in the days of Napoleon, it is a place with a rich history.

Dag van Toen has a whole series of historical stories about The Hague.