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Sightseeing in Apeldoorn - what to see. Complete travel guide

A wonderful city, decorated by fantastic parks, magnificent old buildings and sights, Apeldoorn will be interesting to tourists as a historical place. Most often the visitors try to see all notable sights of this city. The leading position here occupies Paleis Het Loo. Many years ago this castle was a hunting residence of the royal family. The castle was changed a lot during the times of William III, who expanded its territory. Today the building stores the collection of the National Museum and a library. Here you can also attend the Museum of Chancellery that has in its collection many important documents and agreements.
The most luxurious hotel of Apeldoorn is Hotel Gastronomique De Echoput. The former is situated at a Veluwe resort surrounded by incredibly picturesque landscaped gardens. Design of … Open
The Apenheul Zoo was opened in 1971 and quickly became popular among visitors. This zoo is particularly famous for having over 30 breeds of monkeys. Moreover, all monkeys can move freely on whole territory of the zoo. The animals are absolutely not afraid of people and are very friendly.
If you like religious buildings, you should visit Protestant Church that suffered greatly from the fire in the end of the 19th century, but was renovated. National Park De Hoge Veluwe is one of the most beautiful places with rich historical heritage. During the times of the WWII the Canadian Royal regiment fought here. The city is full of wonderful parks, which are loved not only by tourists, but by the locals as well. Such parks as Julianatoren, Oranjepark, Prinsenpark, Wilhelminapar, and Verzetstrijderspark are known as the most beautiful ones. Agree, this city has many places to see and to entertain. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Map of all castles
Castles in Apeldoorn and around
♥   Castle 'Biljoen Castle' , 24.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Doorwerth Castle' , 30.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Doornenburg Castle' , 35.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Huis te Ruurlo' , 36.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Slangenburg Castle' , 39.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Apeldoorn
♥   National Park 'De Hoge Veluwe' , 17.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Veluwezoom' , 19.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Sallandse Heuvelrug' , 33.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Utrechtse Heuvelrug' , 45.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Weerribben-Wieden' , 52.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all galleries
Art galleries in/around Apeldoorn
♥   Art gallery 'Kröller-Müller Museum' Otterlo, 16.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Apeldoorn from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Castle Muiderslot

From the series “Impressive castles and palaces located on water”
Already a century later, there was no trace of the fine, exquisite atmosphere prevailing in the castle. The gardens were destroyed and the castle was converted into prison. In the 20th century the historical building was restored. Today the castle is a branch of the Amsterdam State Museum. Recently, the unusual medieval-style attractions were arranged in the palaces. All visitors can try on the ancient armor or costume of the court jester, learn to deal with the old weapons. In the small courtyard you can enjoy the aristocratic entertainment - participate in the falcon hunting. … Read further

Roombeek Street

From the series “Top 13 most fantastic and colorful streets and quarters”
For locals, the Memory Stream is a reminder about the tragic events of 2000, when 23 people died. The monument was created in memory of the tragic event. A beautiful park, where the locals love to relax, serves as a commemoration place too. Not only popular shops, but also some modern cultural centers, where amazing activities are held every week, can be found on one of the most original Dutch streets today. … Read further
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