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Gaasbeek Castle

Kasteelstraat 40 | Closed From November to March, Gaasbeek, Lennik 1750, Belgium
+32 2 531 01 30
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Bit of a disappointment

We came here on a wet and windy day so spent most of our visit on the interior of the property. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MamaK186487
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice castle visit.

The only problem I hade abot my visit was that for €12 a ticket, its quite expensive. Other than... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cardene26
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Dilbeek, Belgium
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Kasteelstraat 40 | Closed From November to March, Gaasbeek, Lennik 1750, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here on a wet and windy day so spent most of our visit on the interior of the property. We had researched our visit online before arriving and so we were aware that there was an exhibition running in the castle. However, we...More

Thank MamaK186487
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only problem I hade abot my visit was that for €12 a ticket, its quite expensive. Other than that this is a nice historic castle that is beautiful to look at with spectacular gardens and even the odd Peacock or two roaming about. Its...More

1  Thank Cardene26
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I wasn't sure whether to bother. Wanted to se a castle/chateau while in Brussels, this seemed to be close. Absolutely loved it. Went by bus, an experience in itself. Then walked to the castle, a besutiful walk. The castle itself and surrounding park is beautiful....More

1  Thank russAustralia
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Very beautiful castle on the outside, beautiful garden, lakes, woods and museumgarden. The castle on the inside is dark and empty. Now they have an exhibition and the castle is even darker inside, some bits of the castle are hidden behind the exhibition and You...More

Thank Staessen
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

If you need a break from the throngs of people in the city, this is a lovely place to stroll around and enjoy some quietness. We didn't go into the castle, just walked around the extensive grounds. We took an Uber there (the bus only...More

Thank Nina U
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We went to this beautiful Castle as a group of friends. It is on beautiful Estate. There were several groups visiting including children groups. One can choose to take a guide. We chose to use the plan given by the Museum and the book explaining...More

Thank Mara M
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This.is a great place for a walk and picnick! Go ealy on weekends - it get overcrowded! There is a new ice- cream shop just opposite the main.entrance - should not be missed, ice cream is great and definitely worth the queing time!

Thank Mila P
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Wonderful place, very beautiful, I was there with my husband early November and autumn colors were very beautiful, you can take your hot chocolate or tea and just sit and watch the view

1  Thank Iana E
Reviewed 2 November 2016

this is not really a castle, it's more like a palace, it looks really great from the outside, the inside it's not worth seeing: for the ticket price of 10€ you can see a bunch of rooms which look fake and temporary exibitions completely disconnected...More

Thank jack_the_beast
Marieke D, Public Relations Manager at Gaasbeek Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Dear Sir, We are sorry that your visit to the castle was disappointing. May we ask you how we can improve your visit? As we are renovating the whole site, your comments might be very useful to us. You can contact us on kasteelvangaasbeek(a)vlaanderen.be. Thank...More

Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great location in the countryside near Brussels. Gaasbeek usually has very interesting exhibitions even though the castle and insides are totally awesome with great historical reference, they have combined art showing to bring more business;Definately check it out.

1  Thank M T
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