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Paleistuin Noordeinde

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The garden of Palace Noordeinde in the Hague where a competion for garden designers is presently been organized. The gardens around the palace are open to the public during daytime and are closed after sunset. The palace is located in the center of town and attracts many people to find some escape to citylife.

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