GRAVENSTEEN

SIGHT - GARDENS & CASTLES

Geldmunt | Rekelingestraat, 9000 Gent · Oud Stadscentrum, GENT, BELGIUM

Province level recommended in Gent, BELGIUM

Historic Medieval Castle

The Gravensteen « Castle of the count » is a castle in Ghent originating from the Middle Ages. The present castle was built in 1180 by count Philip of Alsace and was modelled after the crusaders castles the count encountered while he participated in the second crusade.

Inside is a museum with various torture devices and a guillotine that were historically used in Ghent.

Sight - Nr. 4 ranked on the 20 Best Sights in the district GENT

GRAVENSTEEN

Geldmunt | Rekelingestraat
9000 Gent · Oud Stadscentrum,
District: GENT, BELGIUM

Tel: +32(0)9 225 11 50

Location

GRAVENSTEEN, Geldmunt | Rekelingestraat, 9000 Gent · Oud Stadscentrum, District: GENT, BELGIUM

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