The Hofvijver is an artificial lake in the centre of , . It is adjoined in the east by the Korte Vijverberg, in the south by the and the , in the west by the and in the north by the Lange Vijverberg.

Notable Places in the Area

The is an art museum in , . is situated 140 metres east of Hofvijver. Photo: Roman Boed, CC BY 2.0.

Public building
The is the main building of the 13th-century inner square of the former castle of the counts of Holland called at the address Binnenhof 11 in , . is situated 110 metres southeast of Hofvijver. Photo: Effeietsanders, CC BY-SA 3.0 nl.

is a museum named after Abraham Bredius on the Lange Vijverberg in . is situated 100 metres north of Hofvijver. Photo: Pvt pauline, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Arts center
is a Dutch art society, art institution and art studio based in , .This institute began in 1847 at the home of painter Lambertus Hardenberg. is situated 180 metres north of Hofvijver. Photo: Michiel1972, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a city in the province of in the .

Photo: Ellywa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

's is located in the city centre, on the Wagenstraat. Photo: Meursault2004, CC BY-SA 2.5.


52.0803° or 52° 4' 49.2" north
4.3123° or 4° 18' 44.1" east
Open Location Code
5 metres (16 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Chinese: 霍夫維弗湖
  • Chinese: 霍费弗湖
  • Dutch: Hofvijver
  • French: Hofvijver
  • Hungarian: Hofvijver
  • Italian: Hofvijver
  • Venetian: Hofvijver
  • Hof-vijver
  • Vijver
  • Vyver

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