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“Nice gardens”
Review of Slot Zuylen

Slot Zuylen
Ranked #21 of 106 things to do in Utrecht
Certificate of Excellence
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guernsey
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Nice gardens”
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Cycled from Utrecht to the castle. Not open until 2pm and you had to precook tour of house, so we could only go to the gardens. Nice gardens and relaxing for a couple of hours.

Visited August 2013
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Clearwater, Florida
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3 reviews
“It was closed...”
Reviewed 30 June 2013

It was closed when I arrived so unfortunately I couldn't take a tour, however I did walk the grounds and it was beautiful!

Visited June 2013
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Estepona, Spain
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361 reviews
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“Ancient memories”
Reviewed 11 June 2013

Slot Zuylen is well preserved and maintained. Strolling through the many nicely decorated rooms and romantic venues, you feel how live has been in this era. The garden is worth a walk, even as the weather doen't permit it. We had the luck to watch a falconer.

Visited May 2013
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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154 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Not that special”
Reviewed 30 May 2013

We passed here on our way to the lakes (direction of Amsterdam) and though I always appreciate a nice castle, I think I would probably not have bothered as a single destination. I appreciated to read up on the history, and the castle looks very elegant from the outside, but other then a quick look inside and a nice walk around the beautifull garden, I do not think it was worth it. Special warning; do not drink the coffee in the cafe section. You might not live to tell. So all in all: pass by if you have a chance but do not bother to make this a special destination. Do as the locals (we did not), rent a bicycle to go there. Just as the famous poem of Konstantinos Kavafis says (Ithaka): the journey is more important then the destination :-)

Visited June 2012
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utrecht
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6 reviews
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“Feel like a knight or a princess”
Reviewed 5 December 2012

I only saw it from the outside. it's quite a nice athmospere and you can take beautiful pictures. It is located on on my run route

Visited December 2012
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