The water-encircled Schoten castle started as a farm in the 13th century. The first record of farm dates from 1232. In the 15th and 16th centuries it was owned by the family Van Brecht from Breda. They began the construction of the present castle in 1548 and in 1611 the building got its present form. The building was acquired in 1950 by the city of Schoten and in 1955 it was converted into a cultural center.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Belgium

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Vazzy Rich (17 months ago)
Beautiful
Galaxy S6 (2 years ago)
Nice place
len Genius (3 years ago)
I had a wonderful experience there in Schoten back in 1994 . Performing at the world festival van folklore, the hosts and the guides that looked after all the different countries were amazing, and I am very thankful to you all.i
Fabio Teixeira (4 years ago)
It is beautiful place for a walk day and night.
Nick Jorens (4 years ago)
Nice views
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