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Arenberg Castle is a former castle residence of the local royalty family Arenberg. When they became... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Leuven, Belgium
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Palace in an University

This an ancient palace from a wealthy family that donated to Leuven University. It is inside the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Arenberg Castle is a former castle residence of the local royalty family Arenberg. When they became impoverished they sold the castle to French noble family de Croy, but since one of the de Croys ended up marrying again someone from The Arenberg family, it Andres...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Luecht
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This an ancient palace from a wealthy family that donated to Leuven University. It is inside the university campus and it is a formidable visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Bernardo S
Reviewed 8 July 2018

A nice place to get out of the city yet still be in walking distance. Pretty castle and gardens around. Easy to start walks into the fields and Leuven "countryside" from there. Pretty summer spot.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kim_is_traveling
Reviewed 22 June 2018

I was lucky enough to be involved in a Uni course so was able to participate in a lecture here as well as having afternoon tea in one of the reception rooms. A beautiful building outside with well kept gardens and a lovely canal. In...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rix_11
Reviewed 3 June 2018

I don't know how well known this place is or if it is off the beaten path, but I would say it is a must to walk around and enjoy when in Leuven. It is peaceful and gorgeous. Whether walking around the park/castle or bringing...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nate080411
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

The castle and the surrounding parts are part of KU Leuven University, but you can still stroll around and have a lovely winter walk around the area. It really is a charming and enchanting part of Leuven, and I can imagine in summer it's perfect...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank U7351ERmichellem
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place! Its hidden between several big roads but once you are there you don't hear any noise. You cannon visit the castle as its a faculty of the university but you can just wonder around, even when it is raining, it is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank dacitek
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Free admission to castle grounds consisting of the building, park, and river. The castle itself is a well sought location for PhD defenses in the Prinsessenkamer, but is not normally open to the public.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank pracheng
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The Arenberg Castle is one of the beauties of Leuven. When compared to others castles it seems small but its archteture is beautiful and it is amazing that it is used in KU Leuven Campus for lectures and important presentations. The visitation is free and...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank ThaisM315
Reviewed 13 December 2016

A very nice park with the castle inside will travel you in another timeline and you will take a walk in the nature...

Date of experience: December 2016
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