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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › GravensteenGravensteen - Wikipedia

    The Gravensteen (Dutch; literally "Castle of the Counts") is a medieval castle at Ghent, East Flanders in Belgium. The current castle dates from 1180 and was the residence of the Counts of Flanders until 1353. It was subsequently re-purposed as a court, prison, mint, and even as a cotton factory.

  2. A weekend trip to Ghent is simply not complete without a visit to the mysterious ‘Castle of the Counts’. This important sight in Ghent is a castle with a very turbulent past, closely intertwined with the complex—often stormy—political and social history of the city. It is the only remaining mediaeval castle with a moat and largely intact defence system in Flanders. Your visit to the ...

  3. Ghent Gravensteen Castle, Belgium. 150 piece Classic. Photo: Simon Q. ... Chenonceau Castle & Diane de Poitiers Garden. 150 piece Classic. Photo: Benh Lieu Song.

  4. historischehuizen.stad.gent › nl › gravensteenTic­kets

    Gravensteen; Bezoek; Tickets Tic­kets. Welkom! We raden je aan om vooraf online tickets te reserveren, zo ben je zeker van je plaats. Zolang de capaciteit het ...

  5. Walzin Castle is a castle in the city of Dinant, Wallonia Belgium in the province Namur over the river Lesse, district of Dréhance. This Gothic Revival castle stands on a steep rock above the right bank of the Lesse, about 5km before it flows into the Meuse. Popular kayak routes allow a view of the castle from the Lesse valley.

  6. Jan 06, 2021 · Gravensteen Castle was restored in 1885 and now serves as a Museum. On November 16th 1949, the students in Ghent occupied the castle to protest against the rising cost of beer and every year, the ‘Battle of the Gravensteen castle’ is commemorated. During the last years some changes have been made to the museum.

  7. Jun 17, 2015 · 13. Castle Gravensteen. Source: Thomas Dekiere / shutterstock. Castle Gravensteen, Ghent, Belgium. The Gravensteen is a castle in Ghent originating from the Middle Ages. The name means “castle of the counts” in Dutch. Gravensteen is situated at an altitude of 9 meters. 14. Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History. Source ...

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