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Well run historic site

Fine example of a medieval castle. Fun day outing for families with children, lots of activities to... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
AnnKzn
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Nice tour in a historic place

The castle is very interesting to visit. There are different kinds of great halls/rooms where the... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
François V
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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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Loevestein 1, 5307 TG Poederoijen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Fine example of a medieval castle. Fun day outing for families with children, lots of activities to keep them interested and teach them some history. The start area for the adults has a hall which has a well laid out information area. The castle is...More

Thank AnnKzn
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

The place is situated in the nature, so from the parking to the castle you need to take a long walk. Take the sporty shoes. There are the walls and shops and ...sheeps. Attraction ok, but rather fir families and nature lovers.

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The castle is very interesting to visit. There are different kinds of great halls/rooms where the tour guide explains a lot about the history and the story of Hugo de Groot in particular. We came here with a business meeting and it has a good...More

Thank François V
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We visited with two young children on a holiday weekend when there was an medieval themed event being staged. The castle itself is very well restored, and there were plenty of clear-to-understand English language information sheets in every room to explain the history. I’d never...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The castle itself is fun for everyone, i really recommend going there. Very historic and you learn a lot about Dutch history. Only the café next to it too expensive, like, way too expensive. And its not even good food. I suggest you bring your...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This castle is a defence works from the medievel period is a great place to visit, especially for this interested in history. This is the place where Grotius (Hugo de Groot) escaped from his prison time in this castle.

Thank GeoGorkum
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This beautifully restored medieval castle is an interesting place to visit and explore in order to discover its important role it had in Dutch history. Besides the fact that this is a romantic fortress to be visited by couples, it could be an exited time...More

Thank Erik-Ehv
Reviewed 6 April 2017

If you want to visit an castle with history this is the place. The castle from which Hugo de Groot escaped in a large booktrunk. You can visit several little houses at the grounds of the castle. and have a nice walk. Visit afterwards Zaltbommel...More

Thank erikRhenen
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Great historic place, well done also for children, well explained, great location, good shops and nice food

Thank grummelNetherlands
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The location for this 'castle' ('Slot') is really great. If you go there by car - and are not handicapped - you park the car a 10 minutes walk from the entrance. There is handicapped parking (with permit) close to the entrance though. The volunteers...More

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