The Strijdhoef is a castle in Udenhout, built in 1761. It has a special room, decorated with wall painting by Dirk Dalens III from 1742 that were transported to the Strijdhoef in 1787. The Strijdhoef is a national monument. Nowadays it is among other things used as a wedding location and the residence for Sinterklaas during his yearly visit to the Netherlands. Further information