The Hague is the political capital of the Kingdom of The Netherlands. It houses the Binnenhof parliament complex, ministries, the royal office building Noordeinde Palace and the Council of State.
On Open Monument’s Day I had the unplanned opportunity to take a peek inside Kneuterdijk Palace in The Hague, the political capital of the Kingdom of The Netherlands. The palace is the home of the Council of State or Raad van State.
Perhaps less known to tourists in the Conciergerie on the Île de la Cité in Paris. It’s famous for being Queen Marie-Antoinette‘s prison during the French Revolution. I visited after visiting the Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge.
I was surprised by Turin, the city was much nicer and welcoming than I anticipated. For Italian standards it’s a clean and well-structured city, with a very nice central pedestrianised main street with arcades along both sides. As a city with a rich history and a former Italian capital there are plenty of historic sights,…