Brederode Castle

Local nameRuïne van Brederode
LocationHaarlem, Netherlands

Brederode Castle, also called the Ruins of Brederode, is located near Santpoort-Zuid. The castle was founded in the second half of the 13th century by William I van Brederode. William was a descendant of the lords van Teylingen, who were related to the counts of Holland. The castle formed part of the high lordship Brederode, which had been given in loan in the 13th century to the lords of Brederode by the count of Holland.

The name Brederode is a reference to a wooded area called Brede Roede, that was cleared and on which the castle was built. The castle was at first not more than a tower, but around 1300 Dirk II van Brederode had the tower pulled down and replaced with a proper castle.

Tags CastleRuinsHistorical
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Opening hours

March 2, 2016 - November 1, 2016:
Wed, Fri: noon - 5 pm
Sat, Sun: 10 am - 5 pm

Admission

Adults: €3
Children (under 12 years): €1.50
Children (under 4 years): Free

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brederode_Castle

Official website http://www.heerlijkheid-brederode.nl/

More Information http://www.netherlands-tourism.com/castle-brederode-tour-ruins/

Email info@heerlijkheid-brederode.nl

Phone +31235378763

Coordinates 52°25'31.297" N 4°37'21.123" E

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