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Amerongen Castle

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Good Historical Place

I've been to the castle on the monumentendag and it's free for under 18 years, The castle is vert... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
khanaph0ts
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Thailand
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Grand place with lots of history

Restored about a decade ago, the castle is set in gardens surrounded by a moat. After WW1 the... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Fred W
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Doorn, Netherlands
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Reviewed 27 November 2015

You wouldn't say it from the outside, but the rooms are as splendorous as any castle's. Kaiser Wilhelm's stay here after he fled from his Belgian headquarters to the neutral Netherlands (end of WWI) makes for some nice stories. The room and desk where he...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

I've been to the castle on the monumentendag and it's free for under 18 years, The castle is vert attractive with history and old stuff. They also have a translation in many languages.

Thank khanaph0ts
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Restored about a decade ago, the castle is set in gardens surrounded by a moat. After WW1 the German emperor overstayed his welcome here by a year and a half. The interior is well worth seeing. Also the village is attractive.

Thank Fred W
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

What a lovely place! We’ve had an informative tour by actors and there were some activities for children. A hidden gem with a lovely restaurant in the former stables. So many unique details to see, beautiful gardens to explore and multilingual guides/surveillants all over the...More

Thank Sandemansgirl
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany lived here in exile between 1918 and 1920, when he bought House Doorn. As a rather exasparating guest of house owner Count Bentinck. This is highlighted in the current hour long tour which starts every half hour. Free parking is available...More

Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We went on the guided tour of the castle. We found our guide to be knowledgeable and always trying to make the tour interesting. The castle itself was rebuilt as a Dutch classic house in 1873 after been destroyed by fire. The gardens are well...More

Thank AnnKzn
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Had a good guide who engaged well with children of others in group Explained lots and nothing felt rushed Gardens are ... ok. A nice walk but nothing too spectacular

Thank Wodjer
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Visited with a party of friends on a booked tour. Guide very informative and excellent English, though commentary spent more time that I would have liked on Kaiser Wilhelm - who was exiled here after the First World War. Beautiful location, and the restaurant in...More

Thank StephenM99
Reviewed 18 October 2017

A well maintained castle, the foundations of which were already laid in the 13th century. Through the ages it had it's ups and downs: rebuilt, enlarged, burnt down by French troops and until 1976 home of a wealthy Dutch family. In 1977 it was made...More

Thank SeimenBurum
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We felt like this castle was a waste of our time and money. The guide, although he speaks some English, did not explain even one word in English (except "we have to hurry" when a nice couple explained a few words to us in English...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 13 September 2017

In 1918, the former German Kaiser Wilhelm II signed his abdication here. Visited during the study trip.

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