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Muiderslot in Muiden

At a distance of only 20 kilometres from Amsterdam, in the lovely town of Muiden, there's the Muiden Castle (in Dutch: 'Muiderslot'). This beautiful square castle (built in A.D. 1280 approximately) has got 5 towers, a drawbridge, battlements, and loopholes.

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Paleis Soestdijk, a royal palace in Baarn
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Paleis SoestdijkPaleis Soestdijk is a royal palace, which dates from the 17th century. This used to be the residence of former Queen Juliana (1909-2004) and her husband, Prince Bernhard (1911-2004), the parents of present day Queen Beatrix.  

 

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Palace 'Het Loo'
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Palace Het Loo in ApeldoornPalace Het Loo (Paleis Het Loo) in Apeldoorn is a former royal residence. It has been open to the public since 1984. A complete tour takes about 3 hours. Tickets also give admission to the surrounding palace park. In my view, the most impressive part of this palace is its 17th century garden.  

 

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Kasteel de Haar: Just like a Fairytale!
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Castle De Haar in HaarzuilensVisiting De Haar Castle in the town of Haarzuilens, near Utrecht (in the province of Utrecht), is highly recommended. Unfortunately, the castle can be visited through guided tours only. The immense castle park however, is freely accessible.

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Kasteel Groeneveld in Baarn
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Kasteel Groeneveld in BaarnKasteel Groeneveld in Baarn is located very near royal palace Soestdijk.

 

 

 

 

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Slot Loevestein (Loevestein Castle)
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http://www.slotloevestein.nl/documents/museum.xml?lang=en