Castle Helmond, in the middle of a city – the Netherlands

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Castle Helmond.

Sometime in the 12th century one built a castle with a donjon on this spot. In the 15th century they replaced it with the current castle. This castle is located in the middle of Helmond. Apart from the castle there is also a small museum that tells the history of the castle, city and region.

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Check out the album about s’-Hertogenbosch a old city in the south of the Netherlands

s’-Hertogenbosch started as a trading post. In the year 1184 it received city rights from Gotfried III of Leuven, making this city one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands. People who live in s‘-Hertogenbosch like to celebrate carnival. People save up money the whole year to spend it in 3 days. During these 3 days the city is called Oeteldonk.


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We also have a blog. Check out the story about Veere

When you’re in the Dutch Province Zeeland, don’t forget to visit a small city named ‘Veere’. It has a very special history. Even though these days it’s small, it used to be important in the past. Why? The story goes as follows.

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