The Château Malou was built in 1776 in the neoclassic style by a wealthy merchant called Lambert de Lamberts. The current building replaced a small hunting lodge from the 17th century. One of the owners of the château was the orangist minister Pierre-Louis Van Gobbelschroy, until the end of the Dutch period in 1829. After Belgium gained its independence from The United Kingdom of Netherlands, the château changed owners and eventually passed to the finance minister of the new Belgian government, Jules Malou (1810–1886). Malou occupied the building from 1853 onwards and the building retains his name ever since.

The château now is the property of the municipality of Woluwe-Saint-Lambert and is primarily used for cultural activities, exhibitions, etc. The château is situated in the middle of the Parc Malou, overlooking the valley of the Woluwe River. There is a formal lawn in front of the château and beyond there is a small lake with swans and ducks.

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Founded: 1776
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Belgium

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Filip Mishevski (20 months ago)
A peaceful place that lets you escape the everyday traffic. Great for reading books or simply just chilling. It's also a good place for various sports activities.
Filip Mishevski (20 months ago)
A peaceful place that lets you escape the everyday traffic. Great for reading books or simply just chilling. It's also a good place for various sports activities.
kira Oz (2 years ago)
Bien there for a mariage, it's a really nice place
kira Oz (2 years ago)
Bien there for a mariage, it's a really nice place
Francesca Dinu (2 years ago)
Nice place to have your marriage ceremony
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