Fontaine-l'Évêque Castle

Fontaine-l'Évêque, Belgium

Fontaine-l'Évêque Castle was first constructed here by Nicolas de Fontaine in the 13th century. Nicolas's sister, wife of Baudouin de Hennin-Liétard, inherited it, after which it went on to become the property of renowned families such as the Hamals, Herzelles and Rodoans. In the 16th-18th centuries the castle was completely restored and was given a more refined interior. In the 19th century the Bivort de la Saudée family renovated the castle once more.

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Founded: 1554
Category: Castles and fortifications in Belgium

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Paul Vanlook (2 months ago)
Doet dienst als stadhuis. Ligt er een beetje onverzorgd bij, maar was toch mooi fotoobject
Ravidiran Botman (3 months ago)
Very pleasant place, very little is missing except a global and landscape reflection on the whole site in order to adapt it to the 21st century
Bernard Hecq (6 months ago)
Superb building in a large park where you can find all the elements of the fortified castle despite the many changes: keep, chapel, towers, moats ... The building currently houses a good part of the offices of the city of Fontaine-l'Evêque.
raf somers (8 months ago)
Very beautiful and can be viewed well
Wuilliam Volpe (8 months ago)
Very beautiful Château de Fontaine-l'Evêque dating from the 13th century. It hosts part of the municipal administration. You will take beautiful walks there ...
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