De Haar Castle: the Largest Castle in the Netherlands

De Haar Castle: the Largest Castle in the Netherlands, Utrecht, Netherlands (B)

It was a lazy, sunny Wednesday morning when I visited De Haar Castle, said to be the prettiest castle in The Netherlands and only a short drive away from my hometown: Utrecht. De Haar Castle had everything I expected from a castle; towers, turrets, ramparts, moats, gates and suspension drawbridges. Not only was the castle itself stunning, the surrounding gardens and park were also very beautiful. I was completely blown away when I visited this castle.

If you only have time to visit one castle in the Netherlands, you should definitely visit De Haar Castle. Keep reading to find out more!

De Haar Castle (Kasteel de Haar) is located about 15 kilometers outside the city of Utrecht, next to the village of Haarzuilens and only 36 kilometers from Amsterdam. It was only a 20 minutes bicycle ride from my hometown! When visiting the castle, make sure to stop at the village of Haarzuilens. The village is built in the same style of the castle with red and white stripes at every turn and is itself enough of an attraction. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: De Haar Castle: the Largest Castle in the Netherlands
Guide Location: Netherlands » Utrecht
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Daphne Van Der Pol
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