Discover the Dutch castles!

zolplCastle muiderslot

The most famous medieval castle is the country's Rijksmuseum Muiderslot in Maiden, it is in North Holland. This fortress was built at the mouth of the river Vecht in 1280 year, Count Floris V. But it was destroyed in 1296 year Bishop Willem van Mechelen. After the construction of the castle, Count Floris V obliged all merchants to pay for passage through his castle, as this was the only way, to get in Utrecht. However, this did not last too long, sixteen years, Earl was imprisoned in his castle, and after all had been killed while trying to escape.

RidderrouteAfter the death Graf Floris V, thought, that no one lived in this castle to Alberta, gercoga Bavarskogo, who was also the Count of Holland. He repaired the castle, or to be more precise – He rebuilt the castle again, after seventy years.

В "Burgundy house" at 1433 year there are new inhabitants. After the death of the ruler in 1477 city, capital of Amsterdam begins to support the lock on its own. _DSC0065Up to this day, Castle, built in 1370 (on the remains of the first castle) It can be seen in its ideal form. Muiderslot played several roles during its existence - he acted as the official residence, courthouse and as national prison. One of the most famous castle keepers was a writer and poet PC Hooft, (from 1609 to 1674).

Surrounded by a moat excellent muiderslot castle can be visited at any time of the year as well as go to vacation on the island of Phuket.

eaf00de8b70bCastle Het Loo Palace

Located close to Apeldoorn, Castle Het Loo Palace It was home to the royal family of Orange for three centuries, from the time of King and Queen Wilhelmina of William and Mary. To date, this is the museum, and if you appreciate the beauty and quality in one place, you are sure to see them here in full!


Palace rooms will give you a complete sense of refined elegance. Luxury royal furniture, and pictures, which decorated the whole palace, make this place a memorable one. The painting depicts the life of the royal family and, of course, outstanding representatives of its kind.

In the garden, by itself, as beautiful! It has several parts, where you can see the different skills of designers of the Baroque style.

The Castle Museum It puts a lot of historical sites, silver, porcelain, and royal outfits and costumes judge.

Golandskiy5If you feel like Hoth member of the royal family, then you should definitely visit the castle and its Garden Park Royal, and you will not be disappointed! They really are worth it.

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