THE HAGUE'S CHINATOWN IS FULL OF LIFE AGAIN!
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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A great many businesses in The Hague’s Chinatown closed their doors halfway through March to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The beauty industry was allowed to reopen on 11 May. The hospitality industry got the go-ahead on 1 June and is now also up and running again. We hope to welcome you soon! Please do not come or gather in large groups and keep the 1.5-metre social distance. Do not forget to make your reservations on time!
Chinatown is full of life again… warm, colourful and safe! Have a taste of Asia in The Hague…
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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