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Address: Langs de Wal 6 - 7, 3961 AB Wijk bij Duurstede, The Netherlands
Phone Number:
+31 88 000 1510
11:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 18:00

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You can only walk around it in the park but our family guide gave us some history. Interesting old building.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kitchener, Canada
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Kitchener, Canada
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124 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can only walk around it in the park but our family guide gave us some history. Interesting old building.

Thank Jay-N-Tam
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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214 reviews
130 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We went to the castle when it was unavailable for a visit. From the information I got, the castle can be visited only around the spring-summer time of the year. Although it was close, a walk around the surrounding place was possible. As the view is nice, such a walk is very pleasant. If one likes to take photos, this... More 

Thank Timothy S
The Netherlands
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183 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely little place for a walk. You can't go inside as it's a commercial building now but it is located on a lovely island which is worthy of a visit in its own right and for nice photos of the castle.

Thank Emma E
Wijk bij Duurstede, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Most of the year you can visit the castle for free. You can drink coffee at the terrace and visit the two towers. The castle itself and its surroundings are great places to take (wedding) pictures. The castle itself is also very well equipped for weddings. See for more info the website. The castle itself is a part of the... More 

Thank Theo S
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a small compact town with lots to see. There is a fabulous working windmill that you can visit. A portion of wall that protects the town from the flooding river. Boats in a harbour and the river. A ferry. Then on to the castle set in a lake amongst high trees. Here you can sit and have refreshments... More 

Thank Heather D
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

New to NL, we wanted to see some of the local castles. This one sits surrounded by water in a nice park. Locals stroll past. It is set up (owned or rented) by a catering company. Some times when they don't have events you can access the tower, but you will only see the event rooms. They also have a... More 

Thank APMuchTravelled
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Just happened to visit this place. It's a nice little castle in a beautiful surrounding. Perfect as a party (wedding) venue.

Thank Martijn d
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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567 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

This is one of the few castle ruins in the Netherlands. It is quite large and has one intact tower. It is not open to the public, but can be rented for special occasions such as weddings, and one can walk around it.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

If you visit wijk bij duurstede its fine to go there. If you only go for this it can be disappointing. Went in that area to have a small walk. The castle isnt open for the public, but its fine to look at and walk around. The area is not that big.

Thank GertJan82_Utrecht
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40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

I attend a wedding party in the castle. Amazing place with splendid view. It would be good to have some indications in the castle explaining the history Staff not professional!

Thank Lordrion

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