Welcome in Chinatown The Hague

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Chinatown The Hague is the welcoming, colourful and multifaceted Chinese-Asian district of The Hague that oozes the atmosphere of multiculturalism. This unique district is ideal for a day out. It is home to numerous Asian food shops and beaneries, Chinese restaurants and supermarkets – not to mention the many special shops and services from other cultures, such as a Moroccan fish monger’s, Turkish jeweller’s, Surinamese hair and body care salon, Vietnamese nail studio, Dutch photoshop and much more. Chinatown The Hague will tickle all your senses!

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After the second lockdown, Chinatown has reopened! We’ve done our best, and keeping 1,5 meters distance in mind, we can enjoy the summer of 2021 like any other!


Here, on the left, you can see how Chinatown emerged from the first lockdown. Now, after a second one, we are all ready for dim sum and bubble tea. Plus, it’s great that we can cut our hair again!


Keeping in mind safety precautions, we invite you over to Chinatown if you have a free day. We promise that you will be able to enjoy amazing snacks there! Besides, have you taken a close look at our Chinese gates? The level of detail…


See you soon!


chang wong toont den haag fm chinatown
Ruud Hanou

Den Haag FM besteedt aandacht aan de leukste plekken in Chinatown Den Haag

In Chinatown Den Haag bruist het van de Aziatische restaurants, toko’s, speciaalzaken en winkels. Maar welke zijn nou de leukste? Chang Wong, voorzitter van Stichting BIZ Chinatown Den Haag, leidt verslaggever Judith Tielemans van Den Haag FM langs de parels van Chinatown. Bekijk de video op de website van Den Haag FM

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beschilderde bankjes in Chinatown Den Haag
Ruud Hanou

Fraaie zitbanken in Chinatown

Onlangs zijn zes fraai beschilderde zitbanken in de Gedempte Burgwal, Chinatown Den Haag, geplaatst. Dit in het kader van de herinrichting Gedempte Burgwal en Gedempte Gracht door de gemeente. Elke bank vertegenwoordigt een land, zo zijn er onder andere zitbanken van Egypte, Zwitserland, Vietnam, China en Korea. De zitbanken zijn beschilderd door de Chinese, Haagse kunstenaar Zhou Le Shen.In totaal komen er 24 beschilderde zitbanken in Chinatown Den Haag.

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chinees maanfeest chinatown den haag 30 september 2023
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Het Chinees Maanfeest is een traditie in Chinatown Den Haag

Afgelopen zaterdag 30 september vond de viering van het Chinees Maanfeest plaats op het Rabbijn Maarsenplein in Chinatown Den Haag. Het Chinees Maanfeest in Chinatown Den Haag is inmiddels een traditie geworden. Net als vorig jaar vond dit festival voor jong en oud weer plaats op het Rabbijn Maarsenplein. Er kwamen tal van leuke en verschillende activiteiten aan bod: muziek-, zang- en dansoptredens van Chinese artiesten uit China en Den Haag, workshops Chinese kalligrafie en Chinese maankoeken proeven, Asian streetfood, DJ met Aziatische muziek, kinderactiviteiten en dergelijke. Het Chinees Maanfeest werd geopend door wethouder Arjen Kapteijns van de gemeente Den Haag. 

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Chinatown The Hague is known for its Chinese street furniture and decorations. The two beautiful, detailed Chinese gateways are true eyecatchers. Did you know they are the first Chinese gateways on European soil? Street signs are in Dutch and Chinese, you will find Chinese proverbs in the pavements, and red Chinese lanterns will light the streets at night.



If you are a true gourmet, you will enjoy the authentic Asian cuisine, browse the cosy Asian food shops and take in the lovely smell of spices. A range of hospitality businesses will bid you a warm welcome for breakfast, lunch, dinner – and drinks until well after midnight. Not only the Chinese restaurants are well worth a visit for a bite to eat. What about the Japanese, Indonesian, Thai and other cuisines and snacks?


There is plenty for you to see in-between meals. Take, for instance, the special shops with exquisite Chinese silk fashion and fabrics, porcelain, antiques and furniture – each with their specific ambience and character. We even have a real record store and stamp shop for true enthusiasts.



If you want to relax, be our guest! Chinatown houses a great many beauty and hair salons, nail studios, massage salons and wellness centres. Enjoy whatever beauty treatment you fancy! Asian medicine is also well-represented by acupuncturists and other practices.


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