Gravensteen Castle or “Castle of the counts” is situated in the beautiful city of Ghent, Belgium. It was built in 1180 by Philip of Alsace. The best thing about the castle is that it is right in the middle of the city, but that does not take any of it’s charm away. Lets take a short tour through the castle.
The front view of the castle
The most photographed view
The entrance to the castle. There is no guided tour so one can take his/her own sweet time to explore
Couple of armor exhibits
Some weapon exhibits
Way to the top of the castle
View of beautiful Ghent from the top along with the walls of the castle
The guillotine for the slaves
The inner chambers
Views of the castle from all sides
The castle dungeon
That’s about it for Gravensteen Castle. Do visit it if you’re in Belgium, it is a gem.