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Piramide van Austerlitz
Zeisterweg 98, 3813 Bunschoten-Spakenburg Driving directions
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Opening hours

Jul-Aug and school hols: daily 11am-4.30pm; Apr-Jun and Sep-Oct: daily except Mon 11am-4.30pm; Nov-Mar: Sun and Bank Hols noon-3.30pm

Description

In 1804, Marmont, general in chief of Napoleon's army of Holland, ordered the construction of a sand pyramid to occupy his troops. This was built in 27 days and crowned with a wooden obelisk, later replaced by one made of stone. The site was completed restored in the early 2000s.

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