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Castle of the Counts

Castle of the Counts

Castle of the Counts

Castle of the Counts

Castle of the Counts

Castle of the Counts

‘I’ll show them who’s boss’: that’s what Philip of Alsace had in mind. Therfore he had the imposing castle rebuilt (1180). Overlooking the city from its battlements high up on the keep, one can sense the feeling of wealth and power that the lord of the castle must have had.

Opening hours

  • T 19/09  >
  • W 20/09  >
  • T 21/09  >
  • F 22/09  >
  • S 23/09  >
  • S 24/09  >
  • M 25/09  >
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Pricing

Basic price
€10.00
Reduction groups
€7.50
Reduction +65 years
€7.50
Reduction -26 years
€6.00
Reduction -19 years
€0.00
Companions of the disabled persons
€0.00
Accessible with a CityCard Gent
€0.00

Contact

Gravensteen

Sint-Veerleplein 11
9000 Gent
Tel.: +32-92259306
Fax: +32-92335037
Stadsplan: C2

Groups

BoekjeBezoek

9000 Gent
Tel.: +32-92101075

Publication

Visitor’s city guide Ghent

Visitor’s city guide Ghent

Please feel free to browse through this guide and get to know our city a little better.

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Public transport

Gravensteen

Events

Events, Winter in Ghent, With the kids

Winterwonderkasteel Gent
15/12/2017 – 07/01/2018 Magical winter visit to the Count’s Castle.

Blogs

Kersttafel Winterwonderkasteel2 (c) Amelia Crossley
19 Dec 2014
Instead of complaining about the cold, Ghent puts on a winter festival with the Counts Castle completely converted into a Winter Wonderland.
Gravensteen

In the neighbourhood

National Geographic Traveler
National Geographic Traveler"Een fantastische mix van een levende stad en een levendig verleden. Veel echter dan het even verder gelegen lieflijke Brugge. De inwoners koesteren het karakter van deze middeleeuwse stad, maar toch is er geen mono-economie gericht op toerisme."

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