Slot Zuylen (Zuylen Castle) was originally built in the 13th century by lord van Suilen en Anholt as a simple donjon (tower). In 1422 during the Hook and Cod wars the castle was completely demolished. In 1510 rebuilding started. In 1752 the castle was modified nto a country mansion. It holds a tapestry by the Delft carpet weaver Maximiliaan van der Gught. Its past inhabitants include Steven van der Hagen and Belle van Zuylen. Slot Zuylen opened its doors to visitors 60 years ago and has meanwhile acquired museum status.

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Founded: 1510
Category: Castles and fortifications in Netherlands

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Carla Albrecht (3 years ago)
Beautiful Castle lit up nicely for the Christmas season with alle kind of lights
Pernille Svendsen (3 years ago)
Absolutely gorgeous place to visit. No tours in English but the guide was so good at articulating and acting that I understood most (I'm danish). Great stories! The garden is worth a stroll as well. Uh and do come here on bike it's such a beautiful ride.
Ashley Newman (3 years ago)
Beautiful Castle. Very unexpected surprise. Awesome venue for a wedding. Lovely tea parlor with delicious Dutch cakes.
Ej (3 years ago)
You have to pay for the garden. But the garden was not very impressive. Some of castles that I visit with free garden entrance was better.
Harsh Agarwal (4 years ago)
Nice garden. Next time will venture inside as well. Kids pram can't be taken along for the tour though and the family guided tour starts at 1400 hrs. so keep that in mind if you are visiting with a young kid.
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