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Flemish ONLY attraction

A very nice castle, but quite a deceiving visit. It is not worthy to go there unless you are a... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Erec_de_Graal
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Brussels, Belgium
Good but you can barely visit half

As most of it is still being used by the owner, you pay for a small portion with a good historical... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2015
10Tottigol
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Steenokkerzeel, Brabant, Belgium
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5 Jun 2017
“Flemish ONLY attraction”
14 Jul 2015
“Best small castle ever”
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

A very nice castle, but quite a deceiving visit. It is not worthy to go there unless you are a Flemish speaker. Guided visits are only in Flemish, indeed the guide only speaks Flemish. You can visit the castle by yourself, but there is no...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

It's a small castle but very beautiful. It's free to make pictures from outside. It's very close ro Brugge. It is worth to go and are it

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Reviewed 7 June 2015

As most of it is still being used by the owner, you pay for a small portion with a good historical background of the 1000 years of the castle life. Audioguide available only in Dutch. Unfortunately you cannot visit the gardens nor the courtyard.

1  Thank 10Tottigol
Reviewed 28 August 2013

We visited this castle today with our 2 children and really enjoyed it, contrary to the reviews here. I do agree that speaking Flemish is a distinct advantage. Luckily I was able to translate. There was a great kids quiz for them to do whilst...More

1  Thank MadzOntario_Canada
Reviewed 20 May 2013

I wish I'd read a review before I went, the place really is dire! The estate is lovely - well, in early May it is and we had a super walk through springtime woodland (to kill time while waiting for the chateau to open).The access...More

3  Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 6 February 2013

We had a morning to spend before coming back home and decided to visit the castle because the pictures were nice. Big mistake! First a lack of information to reach the Castle by public transport/bicycle, second we had to wait about two hours because they...More

1  Thank Beadeviaje
Reviewed 22 May 2012

This castle is lived in by a wealthy banker family who has owned it for 5 generations. I have the feeling that the bare minimum is being done to keep it visitable. It has a very interesting history but not really brought to life very...More

1  Thank bublik2
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