The Hague city

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The Hague city:

While Amsterdam is the capital of Netherlands, The Hague city is the seat of the Dutch government and parliament.
The city is comparatively less populated than Amsterdam, it has various buildings of significance including the Dutch ministries like Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Ministry of Security and Justice, and Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.
Dutch Ministries Buildings, The Hague
Dutch Ministries Buildings, The Hague
The most popular buildings of Den Haag are The Royal Palace of Huis ten Bosch, Vredespaleis or the Peace Palace and the Binnenhof, the modern buildings include the Dutch Ministries buildings, de kroon building, Muzentoren office building, Hoftoren, Zurichtoren or the Zurich tower, New Babylon Tower, and the Den Haag central.

Most of these buildings can be seen by walking down the streets from the Den Haag central to the Binnenhof.

The Helicon building is built in 1998 by Soeters Van Eldonk architecten.
The Helicon
The Helicon; 1998; Soeters Van Eldonk architecten
The 88 m high Zurich tower was built in 1999 and is designed by Architects Cesar Pelli & Associates.
Zurich tower
Zurich tower; 1999; Cesar Pelli & Associates
The 78 m high Muzentoren was built in 2000 and is designed by Rob Krier Christoph Kohl Architekten.
Muzentoren
Muzentoren; 2000; Rob Krier Christoph Kohl Architekten
Hoftoren is another skyscraper with 29-storey and141.86 m high, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) Associates and built in 2003, it is home to Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands.

Hoftoren; 2003;KPF Associates
New Babylon;2012;Meyer en Van Schooten Architecten

The New Babylon complex is a 141.44 m tall structure designed by Meyer en Van Schooten Architecten and was constructed in the year 2012.
The 77 m high Witte Anna tower is designed by Groep 5 Architecten and is constructed in 1987.
Witte Anna
Witte Anna;1987; Groep 5 Architecten
The New Den Haag Centraal station is designed by Benthem Crouwel Architects and has a roof made of glass plates placed in a framework of stainless steel. The central station is said to be completed in 2015. It has all three public transport facilities under the same roof, Train (including Metro and intercity and international trains), Tram and Buses.
New Den Haag Centraal station
New Den Haag Centraal station; 2015; Benthem Crouwel Architects

The Wijnhavenkwartier complex:

The Wijnhavenkwartier complex consists of three tall structures, Ministry of the Interior, Ministry of Security and De Kroon.
The Wijnhavenkwartier complex
Ministry of Security(L);Ministry of the Interior(C);De kroon(R)
The white building of Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken or the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations is designed by Kollhoff und Timmermann Architekten and was completed in Dec 2012. It has a roof height of 143.70 m.
Dutch Ministries Buildings
Ministry of the Interior(L)Ministry of Security(R);2012;Kollhoff und Timmermann Architekten
The red building of Ministerie van Justitie or the Ministry of Security and Justice is designed by Kollhoff und Timmermann Architekten and was completed in Dec 2012. This along with the Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken are the tallest buildings of Hague. The building is 143.70 m in height.

The third in the row is the light brown colored De Kroon building constructed in 2011. It is 131.5 m tall with 41 floors and is designed by Rapp + Rapp architects.
De Kroon
De Kroon; 2011; Rapp + Rapp architects
Typical European Architecture in a Modern gesture
Typical European Architecture in a Modern gesture
The Passage Mall
The Passage Mall
Streets of Hague with Tram lines all around
Streets of Hague with Tram lines all around


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