Sightseeing of the Netherlands: Har Castle

Har Castle (de Haar, Haarzuilens) – one of the oldest and at the same time the largest and most advanced in the whole kingdom of the Netherlands. The first mention of him refers to 1391, then he has expanded many times and completed, exposed to numerous attacks and destruction.

By the middle of the XIX century, the once beautiful complex was lying in ruins, but in 1892 the Baron Etienne Van de Haar invites the famous architect of that time Peter Köypers, who, together with his son for 20 years and restored the complex. At the same time, the lock is equipped with everything necessary for accommodation – electricity, a central heating and sewage system, ultra-modern in the time of the kitchen and good, which is important for the wet climate of Holland, ventilation.

As a result, it turned out the biggest and, perhaps, the most beautiful castle complex in the country. His unique interiors, like an adjacent beautiful park with an area of ​​55 hectares with water bodies and tracks, can be inspecting if there are no restrictions on the part of the churrent all this territory of the De Haar Foundation and the Association for the Protection of Nature Monuments in the Netherlands.

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