The Square (De Plaats)

Johan de Witt was hung on this square, along with his brother Cornelis. The event was immortalised by Alexandre Dumas the Elder in the first chapter of The Black Tulip. A statue of Johan de Witt stands in the middle of the square to commemorate the execution.

Useful information

Address:

De Plaats, 2514 EM Den Haag

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