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WONDERFUL FROM THE OUTSIDE BUT ORDINARY INSIDE

This is a fabulous looking castle from the outside complete with bridge over it's moat to get to... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
jordanellie41
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Bolton, United Kingdom
Short town visit

Very nice atmosfere in The city center of Helmond. Nice old Casle with a small Museum. Vert nice... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Ronald D
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Helmond
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The castle is one of the best preserved medieval castles in the Netherlands. Lodewijk (Louis) Berthout van Berlaer, Lord of Helmond, probably started building it between 1325 and 1350.
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Kasteelplein 1, 5701 PP Helmond, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

The around 700 years old Castle in the city centre of Helmond leaves lovers of history, museums and festivities amazed. The castle is beautifully renovated in the original style. The museum tells the fascinating story of the castle and its owners. For the city of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

This is a fabulous looking castle from the outside complete with bridge over it's moat to get to it. The moat encircles the whole of the castle but a footpath to it's outside still lets you walk all the way around it. There is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

What a beautiful castle, right near the centre of Helmond. nice quiet area and a very old but beautiful castle. apparently it exists since the 13th century.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank rigtersdaniel
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Nice castle to be slightly smaller than we expected. There was a nice interactive part for the kids (and adults!). Some parts translated into English which was fine for us. The staff is very kind and helpful

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank warqase
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

If you find yourself in Helmond then this is worth a visit. But its only ok, a beautiful looking castle, with some good information and facts inside. But if you've been to one castle then its all the same sort of stuff. I feel this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We arrived a little over four and were immediately told that the would close at five and we had to rush. They then told us we could not bring our bags, they had to be stored in the lockers. Informing them that I did not...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 14NABster
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Very nice atmosfere in The city center of Helmond. Nice old Casle with a small Museum. Vert nice big market on Satureday.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Nice visit. Beautifully restored castle, which dates from the Middle Ages. Interesting historical exhibition. Special features for kids. The visit of the castle can be combined with a visit of the Art Hall Boscotondo, just across the canal.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We visited the castle with a guide, who spoke about the history of the castle in many details. Beautiful building with a unique collection of furniture and utensils

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Frans v
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

It was a nice castle be little smaller than we expected. There was a nice interactive part for children (and adults!). Some parts translated into English which was good for us. Staff very friendly and helpful. Good for a rainy day.

Date of experience: March 2017
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