Engso Castle, Vasteras
Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
Ängsö Castle is a castle in Sweden, located near Västerås.The castle is on the island of Ängsö in lake Mälaren. It was first named in a royal charter at the end of the 12th century.Ängsö Castle has been occupied by the Sparre and Piper families, who have extended and rebuilt the original stone building. It gained its current appearance in the 1740s.The castle is open to the public.Take a look at our Vasteras vacation trip planner to schedule your visit to Engso Castle and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Slottet var stängt när vi var där men vi gick runt i parken, och till utkikstornet som ligger i närheten. Det ligger mycket vackert nära Mälaren och i naturreservat. Vi besökte kyrkan som ligger vid s... read more »The castle was closed when we were there but we walked around the Park, and to the lookout tower nearby. It is beautifully situated near the Lake and in the nature reserve. We visited the Church, located at the Castle and it was very nice and original paintings in the ceiling from the 1300 's. Read about the Castle and the Church, there are some ghost stories about the ghosts who go there. If you like such things, you should definitely visit these.show original
Just outside Västerås you'll find this wonderful castle with lots of intresting things to see. You'll find good "fika" which is a must in Sweden. Don't forget to see the absolutely fantastic surroundi... read more »Just outside Västerås you'll find this wonderful castle with lots of intresting things to see. You'll find good "Cup of coffee" which is a must in Sweden. Don't forget to see the absolutely fantastic surroundings!show original
Engsö slott bildar en mäktig fond och den häftiga allén vid trädgårdens kant är något att uppleva. Även när slottet är stängt för besök "på insidan" så går det bra att ta en promenad i omgivningen, gå... read more »Angso Castle form a mighty Fund and the cool Avenue at the garden's edge is something to experience. Even when the castle is closed for visits "on the inside" so it is possible to take a walk in the surroundings, go through the Avenue and see where the King's horse to be buried. Ängsö is a great place to go on all year long, in a cultural landscape with good chance to see deer. There are marked trails, but watch out when the signs are sometimes unclear.show original
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