Such a peaceful place! It's located by the margin of the cannal, it's so quiet I felt like living there, hehe. I didn't get the chance to enter, but even outside the place is gorgeous, with those plants growing on the walls.
We arrived by car, the most convenient means of visiting the place. Castle is well maintained and interior is very well preserved. If you are interested in history, design, art, ... - a place to visit! It is not allowed to roam the rooms on our own. A guide conducts a tour. The tour is in Dutch, but we were... 更多
Didn't manage to get inside as we arrived close to closing, but this pile is a wonder to see. It looks the grand part and we must come beck to see it fully. It certainly is imposing, and in a beautiful setting, with a =n excellent restaurant at the end of the drive. Grea.t walks nearby
The castle is located in the town of Oud Zuilen, which is very near to Utrecht. Although the interior of the castle seems to be quite modern, it is actually rich of history. To enter the castle, one needs to join a guided tour. The tour is given only in Dutch. Written information in English is given to the persons... 更多
Castles are usually about pomp and grandour, but that's not what comes to mind when you see Slot Zuylen. It's quite modest in fact. It's located in Oud-Zuylen, which is on the outskirts of Utrecht. It's most famous resident was Belle van Zuylen (Isabelle de Charrière). Quite a lady she was. She was very independent and well-educated, which made her... 更多
Not a typical medieval castle, but rather a more modern fantasy version! The interior is well maintained and very much as it was lived in during the 20th century.
We had a slightly weird experience here. The guide seemed to be a little annoyed by foreign guests, which was strange as you have a lot of international visitors there. This basically ruined the whole experience. Beautiful castle, though! If you get a good price, go for it. Cannot recommend the tour, though, because of the guide.
This castle with its interesting gardens is where Belle van Zuylen, famous 18th century writer (in French!) lived. Were interesting... 更多