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Gravensteen Castle: Medieval Fortification in Belgium

One of the only remaining medieval castles in Flanders, this historic fortress provides a fascinating insight into the weaponry, culture, and drama of Ghent’s past. Gravensteen, also known as the “Castle of the Count,” is one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions. The castle is a characteristic medieval fortress complete with twisting staircases, a dungeon surrounded by high walls and a protective moat. In addition to being an [...]

By | 2017-12-28T11:45:08+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: Castles, Constructions, Medieval|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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