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Nicely situated castle; very suitable to visit with children

The Loevestein castle is nicely situated at the confluence of two rivers (Waal and Afgedamde Maas... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Leiderdorp, The Netherlands
Medieval castle on strategic point, hardly ever sieged

Holland has relatively few medieval remnants. This castle is one of them. On a crossroad of rivers... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Jan S
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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Loevestein 1, 5307 TG Poederoijen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

The Loevestein castle is nicely situated at the confluence of two rivers (Waal and Afgedamde Maas). It is possible to reach the castle by car, but even nicer to do this by boat (either a bigger ferry from Gorinchem or Woudrichem - only running in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Holland has relatively few medieval remnants. This castle is one of them. On a crossroad of rivers and bordering three provinces, the site is clearly strategic. Nevertheless, the castle was only once in history part of a battle: in 1397. Later, it became better known...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jan S
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is what a museum should be: interactive, informative, imaginative and interesting. Technology and history combine to create an immersive experience. Listen to soldiers hide in a bunker, shoot muskets at marauders, wear a armour and hold a sword, and play with period toys. Information...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Its perfect for families but anyone interested in the history of The Netherlands will find it a worthwhile stop. The interactive display make this a fun visit for kids of all ages and a great way to spend a morning or afternoon.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank JagerYVR
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Well kept castle that offers a nice interactive visit for the entire family. You can walk the castle grounds and the castle itself with an audio tour if you like.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

If you want to go back in time in Dutch history, then visit Slot Loevestein. The Most Famous Castle.

Date of experience: November 2015
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