Ridderzaal (Knight’s Hall), is the centerpiece of the Binnenhof in The Hague, Netherlands. The 13th century Gothic complex was originally built as residence for the counts of Holland, and the Ridderzaal was its ballroom. Today, the King delivers his annual Speech from the Throne in the Knight’s Hall.
There are many criteria by which the greatness of a city might be judged, but the height of its skyscrapers and the number of residents are not among them. For me, the nobleness of a city is measured by its devotion to the arts, so when I read about Amsterdam’s ARTZUID 2015, the biennial display … Read more