Attractions Castles of Belgium

Famous Castles
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A List of Belgian Castles. Every famous castle from Belgium has been included. Originally made of earth and wood, later castles were built of stone, so many still survive today. Spanning a period of 900 years during the middle ages, castles come in many styles of architecture and design. Despite their differences though, they all have one feature in common-- they are fortified. Castles are defensive structures specifically built to withstand attack in the medieval world. Technologies such as arrowslits, murder-holes, and moats further improved their capabilities. Castles finally fell out of favor with the advent of gun powder, as offensive technologies, such as canons, rendered castles largely obsolete.

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Alden Biesen Castle

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Altena Castle

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Altena Castle

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Ardooie Castle

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Arenberg Castle

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Beauvoorde Castle

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Beersel Castle

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Bouchout Castle

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Bouillon Castle

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Cappenberg Castle

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Castle of l'Estriverie

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Château de Baronville

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Château de Belœil

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Château de Chimay

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Château de Faulx-les-Tombes

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Château de Franchimont

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Château de Lavaux-Sainte-Anne

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Château de Limont

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Château de Modave

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Château de Seneffe

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Château de Vêves

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Château Miranda

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Château Pastur

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Château Rose

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Cleydael Castle

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Cortewalle Castle

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Dave Castle

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Deulin Castle

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Diepenbeek Castle

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Donjon de Limont

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Donnea Castle

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Duras Castle

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Écaussinnes-Lalaing Castle

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Gaasbeek Castle

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Gingelom Castle

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Gors Castle

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Groot-Bijgaarden Castle

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Guirsch Castle

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Hamal Castle

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Heers Castle

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Het Gravensteen

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Het Steen

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Hof van Savoye

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Ingelmunster Castle

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Jannée Castle

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Jehay-Bodegnée Castle

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Jemeppe Castle

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Kruishoutem Castle

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La Roche-en-Ardenne Castle