Het Loo Palace is a former Royal Palace located in Apeldoorn, Gelderland, the Netherlands. It was originally built as a hunting lodge in 1684 by order of Stadtholder Willem III and later expanded into the current palace. It was used as the summer residence by the Dutch Royal Family until 1975. These dasys, it is a museum open to the public.
The palace is surrounded by beautiful gardens and parks, which were designed in the 17th century. The gardens have been created in French style and include beautiful fountains, statues, flower beds and a baroque pond. The gardens are open all year round and regularly host activities and events.
The palace itself is divided into several rooms, most of which are still decorated in the original style from the 17th century.