‘Het Vredespaleis’ (The Peace Palace) in The Hague originated from the ideals of pacifism and world peace. At the end of the 19th century, these principles were blooming as never before. When the Peace Palace was finished in 1913, the palace was just as grand as the idea of world peace itself.
- Discover 19th-century architecture.
- Established through international collaboration.
- Also take a look inside during a guided tour.
Design of the world
The palace was realized thanks to a collective cooperation of countries from around the world. When taking a tour you’ll discover all the different, unique contributions countries have made to make the beautiful gardens, architecture en interior design of the Peace Palace possible.
City of peace and justice
The Peace Palace could not find a better home than The Hague; the City of Peace and Justice. Today the building is still used by the International Court of Justice, the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the Peace Palace Library, as well as by The Hague Academy of International Law. By taking a tour you will discover every detail of this iconic structure.
Visit the Peace Palace
Would you like to visit the Peace Palace? Tours are offered to groups of 20 people only a few times per year. The tours must be booked in advance. The visitor’s center on the palace grounds is opened every day, however, except on Mondays. You can discover an exhibition and movie at the visitor’s center.