Guided tour

The Hague: Guided Tower Climb

4.6 / 5

19 reviews

Activity provider: Ga Den Haag

The Hague: Guided Tower Climb

Activity provider: Ga Den Haag

From US$ 9.80 per person

Join a guided climb of the Hague Tower, one of the city's most iconic landmarks. With 288 steps and 92.5 meters in height, beautiful views of the city and region await you.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 5 participants


  • Take in panoramic views of the city
  • Follow in the footsteps of Christiaan Huygens, Van Gogh and Napoleon
  • Travel back in time with stories and anecdotes about the tower
  • Enjoy a refreshing drink of water when you get down to the bottom
Full description
Climb The Hague Tower with your knowledgeable guide who will explain to you the history of this landmark. Revolutions, restorations, wars, the French Occupation, and lightning strikes, The Hague Tower survived it all. With 600 years of history, the Hague Tower is one of the oldest buildings in the city and a landmark for travelers and locals. Christiaan Huygens, Vincent Van Gogh, and even Napoleon climbed this unique tower. It was built in a hexagonal shape to protect it from the sea wind. Climbing the Hague Tower is possible for almost everybody as there are several floors on the way up on which you can rest for a moment. Once you're at the top, you will be able to enjoy panoramic views from the beautiful skyline, Rotterdam, and the sea. After the tour, enjoy a complimentary bottle of water (sparkling or still) that will be waiting for you downstairs. A handout with the English translation of this tour is also available at the ticket center upon request.
  • Entrance fee
  • Bottled water (still or sparkling)
  • Handout with the English tour text (if requested)
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Rond de Grote Kerk, 2513 AM Den Haag, Netherlands. Your guide will be wearing a "Ga Den Haag" jacket.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Smoking indoors
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  •  This tour takes place rain or shine
  •  You will climb 288 steps to reach the top of The Hague Tower. There is no elevator
  •  A handout with the English tour text is available at the ticket center
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 19 reviews

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Nice view, perfect information with regard to the building and town. This is a perfect hour on a trip to the hague!

September 9, 2022

The tower is not so tall so don’t expect a big challeng but it’s nice to climb and definitely worth the view. Our guide was a nice guy who would had some good stories to tell. The view is very beautiful.

August 8, 2022

July 18, 2022

Product ID: 396435