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Scheveningen Tourism Overview

About Scheveningen

Scheveningen in The Hague, in Netherlands is a perfect place to relax your senses. Sheveningen harbor is always buzzing with the activities like screeching seagulls that hover around the fishing boats coming in. Enjoy this place to the fullest. You can do numerous things like buying some fish from the local stalls or going for the dinner in a restaurant located around the harbor. Scheveningen has much more to offer than the beach alone. A wide variety of attractions and museums make this seaside resort so inviting to young and old. Sheveningen has a glorious past. According to the historians the first inhabitants were Anglo Saxon and then may be Scandinavian. Sheveningen is well known for its bathing resorts and fishing center. Fishing is the main source of income for people living there. This place grips the interest of sports enthusiasts as the long sandy beach offer you various water sports like surfing, skiing etc. Scheveningen was a separate municipality which has a soccerclub of its own, playing in the highest Dutch division.


Population : 23,000.
Currency : Euro.
Region : The Hague is where Sheveningen is located.
Geographic Coordination : 52°6.247'N 4°16.095'E / 52.104117°N 4.26825°E / 52.104117; 4.26825.
Country : Holland.

Climate and Geography

The summers are hot and dry but winters are wet and cold.

Suitable Visiting Seasons ( months) : Summers are the best time to visit.

Transportation

Tourists coming over here do not face any inconvenience because of the well developed system of trams that connect you to the central station. From the central station you can also take a bus. Even bikes and cars are available on rent.


Shopping and Entetainment

Seven days a week, 365 days a year, there is no end to shopping in the beautiful Palace Promenade. It is a covered shopping centre near the seaside. The shops are daily open from 10am to 10pm during the summers. Here you can find a wide selection of fashion, bathing suits, home furnishings, design, gifts etc. For grocery shopping, there is the Deli Palace.

Night life in Sheveningen is something surely not to be missed. It has many movie theatres, bars, restaurants, gambling halls etc.

Some of them are : -

    √ Holland Casino Scheveningen : - is one of twelve Holland Casino locations, the only legal casinos in the Netherlands.

    √ Pathe Scheveningen : - is at the heart of the seaside resort offers you spacious eight theatres with the capacity of more than 2000 seats and 40 shows a day.

    √ Crazy Piano's : - is a unique piano bar with the amazing pianists giving you live entertainment.




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