"Gravesteen Castle" Gravensteen - Castle of the Counts Tip by smirnofforiginal

Gravensteen - Castle of the Counts, Gent: 79 reviews and 188 photos

   
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  • Gravesteen Castle - Gent
  • Gravesteen Castle - Gent
  • the view from Gravesteen - Gent
      the view from Gravesteen
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  • ah yes, the torture room! - Gent
      ah yes, the torture room!
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Gravesteen is a 12th century castle. It is located in the heart of the city and it is absolutely perfect, as far as castles go... moat, arrow slits, turrets.

The castle served two purposes - 1) To protect the townsfolk and 2) to intimidate them into law abiding submission!
It is open 9am- 6pm April - September and 9am - 5pm October - March E5 adult and free for children.... and this is a castle of childrens' dreams!

Address: Sint-Veerleplein 11, 9000 Gent,
Phone: +32 9 225 93 06
Website: https://gravensteen.stad.gent

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jun 15, 2007
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