Poptaslot estate was founded in the 16th century. Henricus Popta donated it as a poorhouse in 1712. Between 1906-1908 the main building was restored. Today it is a museum, decorated to the style of 17th and 18th centuries.



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Founded: 16th century
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Netherlands

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Bert Noteboom (10 months ago)
Beautiful castle near the highway. Nice to stop and take a walk. Admire the well-kept castle garden. A gem in the area which is already visible from a distance. It's great that it's so quiet there!
G.A. Van Amstel (11 months ago)
Very nice lock, but unfortunately was not open. The garden made up for everything. What a beautiful old chestnut can be found here
mszoet (2 years ago)
Interesting antiques and nice tours.
Jack Buijten (2 years ago)
Beautiful.. A pearl in Friesland.
Rebecca Huistra (3 years ago)
Really cool place! Not seen inside, but the outside gardens were beautifully maintained. The whole family was very impressed! :)
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