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“A miniature castle” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Castle-Museum Sypesteyn

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Castle-Museum Sypesteyn
Nieuw Loosdrechtsedijk 150, Nieuw Loosdrecht, 1231 LC Utrecht, The Netherlands
035 582 3208
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Ranked #48 of 85 Attractions in Utrecht
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Huizen, The Netherlands
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“A miniature castle”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Early 20 century copy of a medieval castle set in a nice park in Loosdrecht.
Good collection of local 18 century porcelain.
Special tours for kids, with secret passways and hidden rooms.

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“Lovely small castle, real country side feeling”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

This castle isn't as old as you would expect it to be, well... at least the fundaments are old: they date from about 1500. But the castle as you see it today was built at the beginning of the 20th century.But the Junker who rebuild the castle with the original bricks, did this with flair and a lot of knowledge about Dutch history and architecture.

The tour through the castle takes about one hour and is very informative. You get to hear everything about the old nobel family of Sypesteyn, see familyportraits, porcelain, old furniture and art.

The garden really is lovely, do take a stroll through the orchard and enjoy all kinds of exotic trees.

Nice to know: the castle is also a weddinglocation!

Visited March 2011
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