Quick Stop in Den Haag

Den Haag is en route between Delft and Amsterdam so we decided to hop off the train and see what the city is all about.  The architecture was a mix of gilded and modern.
I liked these masked piggy banks staring out at me from a store window.
Many of the stores weren't open yet so we were able to admire the art on the metal door covers.  Here we see Pinocchio looking quite jaunty.
A sleek red tram runs through the centre of town.
We walked along the water just a bit and then turned into Buitenhof (outer court) and finally Binnenhof (inner court).
We admired the series of ornate buildings and golden fountain inside.
As we were emerging from the Binnenhof, we saw what appeared to be a protest.  It all seemed just a little too perfect and we soon saw cameras and lighting equipment nearby.  Apparently, they were filming something for TV or a movie.
Once again, we noted the contrast between old and new as we exited the Binnenhof.
We were also amazed to see a herd of deer grazing in Malieveld!
We also saw a couple of unique looking geese just outside the park.
We emerged from the animal park, took one last look at the signs of progress with new buildings being constructed and boarded the train for Amsterdam.  Our visit to Den Haag lasted about an hour.

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