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Arenberg Castle

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Address: Kardinaal Mercierlaan 94, Heverlee, Leuven 3001, Belgium
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+32 16 32 21 18

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Beautiful place!

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

Reviewed 13 December 2016
Mysterio B
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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...

Thank Mysterio B
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

I expect a castle but it is an university faculty for students. Haven't been able to get inside only walked around and in the backyard.

Thank Adeline N
Leuven, Belgium
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you are in Leuven you should certainly take a visit around Heverlee and KU Leuven's campus. Arenberg Castle is simply beautiful. The area surrounding it amazing for walking and enjoying nature. If you look to relax or take a walk this place is simply perfect

Thank Savvas R
Dusseldorf, Germany
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Beautiful place in Leuven. It's situated right behind the sports centre of the University. A lot of Engineering classes are held here. The castle is surrounded by a small river and sometimes there are people on kayaks . In front of the Castle is a big lawn where you can lay down and relax, study or play an outdoor game... More 

1 Thank Evenstar29
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Its a glorious beauty of Leuven, bringing you to some peaceful rest during the tour. A good capture of the view.

Thank Bairagi K
Leuven, Belgium
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53 reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

It is, as other places in Leuven, a must. It is one of the most beautiful places you'll see in Leuven.

Thank 249olatz
Pazin, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This 15th century castle is impressive and worth visiting. Its now used as for university purposes, as many buildings around it. Along with the big green field in front of it, you have nice walking/running paths all around the place. If around Leuven, it would be a pitty to miss this one.

3 Thank MarkoPernic
Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

I do not often review landmarks, but seeing that this castle is not yet much popular, this time I do make an exception! It dates back to the XV century and was home to the Croy family, then to the Arenberg family (closely connected to the Habsburg) until the World War I. Nowadays is home to the Faculty of Engineering... More 

1 Thank gianpiero_gibiino
Leuven, Belgium
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Reviewed 11 November 2015

I used to see this castle daily, as I worked 100 m from there. It's located in a nice park, full of university buildings (as far as I am aware, mainly for engineering students). The park itself is also very nice, you can find some really big trees there, with a lot of water as well (the dijle river flows... More 

Thank G0sh0
Bertem, Belgium
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

Walking in a historic surrouning is possible her. The river Dijle passing just in front of the castle gives an extra touch. Lot of walking possible in the park around. Castle is not for visit inside.

Thank Jan F

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