Peace Palace (Vredespaleis)

Peace Palace (Vredespaleis)

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The Peace Palace in The Hague is an international law administrative building. It houses the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the International Court of Justice of the United Nations, the Hague Academy of International Law, and the Peace Palace Library.

Admire the beautiful Neo-Renaissance style building, which is the most photographed in The Hague. It is the seat of the International Court of Justice and the Permanent Court of Arbitration.

View the peace flame monument, stroll the World Peace Path (consists of stones from 196 countries), and visit one of the most prestigious law libraries. All while enjoying peaceful gardens and the fantastic interior and exterior of the building.
You have to book a guided tour in advance to see the Peace Palace. The tour also includes an interactive exhibition in the Visitor Centre.



Approx. Duration

1 – 2 hours

Accessibility Level

Accessibility Level – High

Local Currency


Price Level

Min. Price

From: € 11


Vredespaleis, Carnegieplein, The Hague, Netherlands

Spoken Languages

Dutch (official language), Frisian is spoken in the northern province of Friesland. English, German and French are widely spoken

Recommended Age

Babies, Kids, Teens, Adults, Seniors

Pricing Details

  • Up to 8 years old: Free

  • Adults: € 11


230 volts AC, 50Hz. Plugs with two round pins are standard


Additional Information

Few of the 196 constructing the Peace Path are special. For example, they include a piece of stone from the Berlin Wall and a stone from Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for many years.

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Best Time To Visit

The Netherlands has its charms all year-round, and you should plan your visit based on the types of activities you wish to do.

Summertimes, June to September offer longer days and lots of sunshine (average 19°C/66°F). These are popular times, so expect more crowds and higher prices, especially in big cities like Amsterdam, top attractions, and coastal resorts.

From November to December, winter months, the weather is much colder (average 3°C/37°F). The days are pretty short, especially around January. Late November to December are popular times with tourists visiting for the festive seasons and Christmas Markets around the country.

Weather-wise, the best times to visit are mid-April to mid-October.
If you wish to see the iconic colorful tulip fields in full bloom, you should plan to travel between mid-April to mid-May.

* Remember to check the weather forecast few days before the trip and before heading to the airport. *

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