Japanese Garden Clingendael The Hague
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Japanese Garden Clingendael The Hague

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Japanese Garden, Clingendael, The Hague

Japanse Tuin, Clingendael, Den Haag

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B: Japanese Garden The Hague

von A. van Die, 20 Meter entfernt

Japanese Garden, Clingendaal, The HagueJapanse tuin, Clingendael, Den Haag

Japanese Garden The Hague

C: Thea house at Japanese garden, The Hague

von A. van Die, 20 Meter entfernt

Thea house at japanese garden, Clingendael, The HagueTheehuis in de japanse tuin, Clingendael, Den Haag

Thea house at Japanese garden, The Hague

D: Japanese garden, granite bridge

von A. van Die, 30 Meter entfernt

Wonderful Japanese garden

Japanese garden, granite bridge

F: Entry Japanese Garden The Hague

von A. van Die, 70 Meter entfernt

Entry Japanese Garden, Clingendael, The HagueIngang Japanse tuin, Clingendael, Den Haag

Entry Japanese Garden The Hague

G: The Hague - Clingendael rural estate

von Marco den Herder, 80 Meter entfernt

The Hague - Clingendael rural estate

H: Clingendael, The Hague - bridge

von A. van Die, 250 Meter entfernt

Bridge at Clingendael, The Hague, The NetherlandsBrug, Clingendael, Den Haag

Clingendael, The Hague - bridge

J: Clingendael The Hague

von A. van Die, 300 Meter entfernt

Clingendael, The Hague

Clingendael The Hague

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In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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