The Grote Markt is in the heart of the city is a favorite by the locals. Its surrounded by many bars and clubs. They come here for a cup of coffee in the morning, enjoy great food, party with some drinks, and one of the many festivals taking place in the market throughout the year.
In the middle of the square, you’ll find a statue of the iconic comic book figure Haagse Harry. Harry is a popular Dutch comic book series in which the main character speaks a phonetic Hague dialect.
Grote Markt 1, 2511 BG The Hague, Netherlands
Dutch (official language), Frisian is spoken in the northern province of Friesland. English, German and French are widely spoken.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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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