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Great place!

Walk the dogs, have a cup of coffee, relax! The is a restaurant to have coffee and something to... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2019
Lisa d
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Interesting visit for architects

We had a guided tour of the complex and our guide was great. He could tell us a lot of stories... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2016
Walferdange, Luxembourg
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Mar 1, 2019
“Great place!”
Dec 4, 2017
“Struggling monument of modernistic architecture”
The Sanatorium Zonnestraal by architect Duiker is one of the earliest and most important examples of architecture of the Modern Movement. Apart from a high point in architectural history, the complex is also an important social landmark. Conceived...more
Loosdrechtsebos 17, 1213 RH Hilversum, The Netherlands
+31 35 538 5400
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Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

Walk the dogs, have a cup of coffee, relax! The is a restaurant to have coffee and something to eat You can eat inside or out! Afterwards take a nice walk.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lisa d
Reviewed December 4, 2017

Built as a recovery hospital for Tuberculosis patients Zonnestraal stood empty for decades before being partly restored. Some small business, a nice restaurant and art galleries are now struggling to keep the place alive, battling with local government to get funds for full restoration.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank frankkD8926CB
Reviewed March 14, 2017

I went to this spot for treatment in the expert clinic (the best hand-specialists in the Netherlands) and I'm glad that I discovered it: the buildings (in which more specialized clinics are situated) are unique and great architecture. Everything is transparant (because of the use...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank lc_spel
Reviewed July 6, 2016

Nice place to walk around. The buildings are very beautiful. There is a lot of forest, some heather and even a small restaurant. Recommended.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank DavidNFood
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Modern architecture in beautiful surrounding just south of Hilversum, the building are build in the 1930s, are white with lots of glass windows.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank gerritb221
Reviewed February 15, 2016

We had a guided tour of the complex and our guide was great. He could tell us a lot of stories around the sanatorium and it was a pleasure to listen to him

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank webrebelle
Reviewed February 11, 2016

It used to be a sanatorium, a complete self sufficient place for sick people to live. Nowadays it is a health center, but beautifully restored. If you are into architecture, you should go there! They do magnificent things with new measurements for buildings in respect...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank LeavingHolland
Reviewed June 20, 2015

This building is a beautiful set of buildings which reflect a special period in the architectural era of the 20th century of the Nteherlands. There are organized tours around the facilities which where used for patients suffering of tuberculosis during the aftermath of the Second...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank RuurdvanElburg
Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love the way this place has been preserved and taken back into use. It used to be a hospital and even still has the little resting cottages which were used for patients that had the plague. The location is situated in a forrest area...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank 745olaff
Reviewed September 15, 2014

A beautiful area to bike through, from Hilversum, Laren and Amersfoort or Utrecht the woode areas and beautiful safe bicycle paths are a pleasure to use

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank joannes2033
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