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Manor house, only open in July and August!

This is not an ordinary castle or museum, but a manor house that is privately owned by a wealthy... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2015
memberHolland
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Holland
"Biggest" castle in Friesland with nice gardens

The castle itself is small, but the biggest that you will find in Friesland. It looks lovely, has... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2015
Ronald_jelle
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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1 Sep 2015
“Manor house, only open in July and August!”
12 May 2015
“"Biggest" castle in Friesland with nice gardens”
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Popta Castle, the jewel among the Frisian manors. The history of the manor goes back to the 15th century, when it was founded by the Heringa family as a fortified manor house. In 1603 the van Eysinga family acquired the manor by inheritance...more
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Slotleane 1, 9034 HM Marssum, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is not an ordinary castle or museum, but a manor house that is privately owned by a wealthy foundation that also owns lots of farms and farmland. This foundation was established by the last unmarried inhabitant of the manor house. The manor house has...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 12 May 2015

The castle itself is small, but the biggest that you will find in Friesland. It looks lovely, has some nicely decorated rooms (17th century) and also a lovely garden. To be honest it won't be in my top 5 of castles to visit in the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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