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Paleis Het Loo

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Address: Koninklijk Park 1, NL-7315 JA Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 55-5772448/459
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Description: The Dutch Royal Palace.

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We made the mistake of taking our little dog, who was not allowed in the gardens, or the grounds surrounding the Palace which meant that we could not stay for as long as would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We made the mistake of taking our little dog, who was not allowed in the gardens, or the grounds surrounding the Palace which meant that we could not stay for as long as would have liked. We went to the Palace especially to see the Sisi exhibition (which was marvellous, by the way) but this Palace really needs at least... More 

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travelerewl
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

On a weeklong trip to the Netherlands, we spent the better part of a day touring this beautiful palace. Set on acres of parkland and lovely formal gardens, we found ourselves transported to a wonderland of beautiful home/palace furnishings inside. We usually rent audio guides and we did so here. The descriptions were thorough and educational without being overwhelming or... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

The exhibition has not much to offer. No new information for those who love Sissi. Much ado about nothing.

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

the gardens both the formal and informal round the lake are outstanding. Quite a lot of walking if you want to see it all but mostly level ground and good paths. The palace itself was disappointing, very dark and not well organised. Not a patch on the way a National Trust property is presented in the UK. But the trip... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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82 reviews 82 reviews
45 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This is the Versailles of Holland, the former home of Dutch royalty. The exterior is somewhat plain, but the interior has a wealth of treasures. The gardens were interesting also. You can learn much Dutch history here. We spent a morning here from a Viking river cruise.

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Weems, Virginia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This palace is full of history displayed delightfully in various rooms of the palace. The gardens are lovely. The grounds are great for walking. It's not crowded which is even better. I wish we had more than an hour there. Worth the effort to find and enjoy.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

You would expect that this an exhibition tailored to women, but the 9-year old girl and the husband also found it of interest. A day later we were still discussing it as the story of Elizabeth of Austria is fascinating and dark. The organisation caters to the interest of children as well. The exhibition covers her life story, her interests,... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The Palace was very interesting with majority of information displayed in English. The gardens were pretty and the parkland and lake area very restful. Some areas you needed to be able to walk on gravel but most were wheelchair friendly. The café was clean and had a reasonable choice. The stables contain Carriages and cars but unfortunately these were behind... More 

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Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This may of been Willem and Mary's hunting lodge but there was much to see in the 27 rooms that I visited. Many paintings to see, rooms were nice with all of the original pieces and the Dutch Baroque gardens were outstanding. You were able to see things from Willem and Mary's time up to Queen Wilhelmina and Princes Juliana.... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
21 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

It was an interesting experience to see the Palace, although it was not as grand as we had been led to believe. In fact, for a royal family, it was a very modest residence. As a previous reviewer has stated, the building was undergoing restoration work when we visited. The weather was appalling when we visited, so we were unable... More 

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