"Timetravel to the middle ages at Castle Hernen" Hernen Things to Do Tip by woodstockties

Hernen Things to Do: 9 reviews and 17 photos

  the back of the castle
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  • the back of the castle - Hernen
      the back of the castle
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  • courtyard - Hernen
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  • middle-age toilet, the  stools fall in the moat - Hernen
      middle-age toilet, the stools fall in the moat
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  • the covered pace - Hernen
      the covered pace
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  • the wooden vault - Hernen
      the wooden vault
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Castle Hernen is build round 1400 as a fortified house, which is expanded over the years. Due to a heavy storm the round tower has been collapsed. There has never been a fight to capture the castle, so the building still looks like it did in the middle ages. Special things to mention are a round prison with such an acoustics that the prisoner would go crazy when he spook.
The covered pace is unique for the Netherlands.
Open: from 1 April till 31 October on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 13.00 - 17.00 h
in June, July and August also on Sunday
Only guided tours
Entrance fee: adults 3,50 euro
children 2,00 euro

Address: Dorpsstraat 40
Phone: 0487 - 531976

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  • Written Jan 29, 2008
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