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Kurhaus Scheveningen
Netherlands

View from the Kurhaus terrace on Scheveningen beach and the pier.

Copyright: A. Van Die
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 13960x6980
Taken: 13/11/2011
Uploaded: 15/11/2011
Updated: 15/10/2014
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Tags: scheveningen; pier; the hague; den haag; gravenhage; hotel; kurhaus
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