Castle de Haar, Haarzuilens – Utrecht

My endless love of old buildings yet needs to be satisfied, so today I went to a Kasteel de Haar (Castle de Haar). It’s located near Utrecht. The castle was built in the 14th century but the castle that we see today is actually a quite new building because it was rebuilt in the 1892-1912. The look of this castle is quite astonishing with bridge that resembles fortress entrance, huge gardens including rose gardens, canal-like pond and many statues. The furnitures and rooms inside the castles are still pretty much the same as they used to be in early days.
The family who owns this castle still use
this place as a holiday home for 3-4 weeks every year, in which the castle would be closed for that period when they are there.

One thing that was a bit of a disappointments about this place is that we can’t take any photograph inside the building and we can only visit the inside of the building through a guided tour. For more information click on to

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