Leiden castle

The hidden castle in the historic city center of Leiden

The hidden castle in the historic city center of Leiden

Leiden

Hidden castle in the city center of Leiden

Leiden - Ten centuries ago, the point where the Old- and New Rhine merge was an ideal place built a 12 meter high hill with a rounded castle to monitor the river crossing and the associated trade.

Despite the centuries the castle has withstood time. From the castle hill, also called a motte, you have a beautiful view over the city.


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    Adress and visitor information

    Leiden castle

    Address: Burgsteeg 14
    Postal code and City: 2312 JS  Leiden
    Region: Leiden
    Province/Region: Zuid-Holland

    Visit: An average visits takes approx. 1 hours.
    The circular castle is somewhat hidden between houses in the city center. Admission is free.

    Let op: The locations on the map are indicational. It is not always the entrance, parking lot or best route. The map shows up to 8 locations in the area. Want to see all locations? Check our Hotspot map or use the Search option on this website.


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