Scheveningen City Guide


Scheveningen is a great place for short holidays. It is a seaside resort district in the Hague, the “International City On The Sea”. It used to be an independent fishing village but eventually became a part of the greater city of The Hague. It is not only swimming and fishing that you can do here, you can shop, windsurf, sail, and kitesurf. Shopping in Scheveningen will prove to be a fun thing. Shops on the Palace Promenade, a covered seaside shopping plaza, is open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Everything you need is here, from clothes, bathing suits, books, gift items, home furnishings, and a whole lot more. You can also do the groceries in the Deli Place while an outdoor market in Stevinstraat is open every Thursday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Scheveningen has lately grown into the finest windsurfing center in Holland. A number of competitions are held here very year and surf schools click to those who would want to learn this new sport. After surfing, you may want to indulge in watching the sunset as you feel the sea breeze on your skin and plan on that seaside dinner you can not afford to have in the bustling city. Many good restaurants can be located in the area and they all offer local and international cuisines. Some of these dining places have dancing music in the background and you can enjoy relaxing and swinging yourself as you wait for a sumptuous meal to be served. If after dinner you are still craving for some fun, then experience the Scheveningen night life! Bars and pubs are available along the coast. You may also want to try going to the theater, or the casino, or trying a unique piano bar. Pathe Scheveningen has eight theaters and they have over 2,000 seats available. They have at least 40 shows in a day to choose from. These theaters are also suitable for conferences, seminars, premiers, and product presentations. On the other hand, if you are in the mood for some distinctive and memorable partying, then visit the unique piano bar below the terrace of the Kurhaus. The pianists here entertain people with live classical music and American rock n’ roll. Dance your night away and enjoy singing along with the performances. This is surely a unique way to party.

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