The keep of Crupet Castle was built in the 13th century and originally consisted of a square tower surrounded by a moat. The entrance was probably protected by a drawbridge and portcullis. In the 16th century, the keep was converted to a manor house. A corner tower was added, the windows were enlarged, and the timber top floor and roof were built. The drawbridge was probably also replaced at this time. The keep is not open for visits, but is highly visible from the surrounding roads.

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Rue Basse 27, Crupet, Belgium
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Belgium

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irene henn (5 months ago)
A beautiful castle, just a pity you can't visit it! It's either a private property now or they are really bad with information here when/how you can visit. I think it's not accessible to visitors. Really sad :-( we looked from a field, just a peek over the fence. But it's not the same as to walk around there. More information is needed, if it's open to public or not.
Angelo Blasutta (14 months ago)
Shame it was raining but the castle is lovely. Very well renovated, it's a little gem.
Anelia M. (20 months ago)
Such a charming village and beautiful castle!
Keren Kinberg (2 years ago)
Very nice but looks abandoned
Keren Kinberg (2 years ago)
Very nice but looks abandoned
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