Gruitrode Castle was built on the site of earlier castle between 1485-1568. The earlier buildings were destroyed in 1485 in a conflict between Marck and Arenberg families. The remains of older castle are today in the courtyard of the current castle.

Until the Napoleonic era it remained in the possession of the Knights of the German Order, who continually expanded the property.


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Founded: 1485
Category: Castles and fortifications in Belgium


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Jonas Ilsbroux (7 months ago)
Een mooie commanderij, met mooie renovatieplannen. Maar momenteel staat het al jaren in de stellingen en is er niet veel beweging in, al kan je met QR codes momenteel wel wat meer informatie krijgen over hoe het er zou gaan uitzien, wat het wel leuk maakt. Is momenteel iets wat leuk is om eens te kijken als je er toevallig voorbij komt. Maar niet de moeite om er perse voor langs te komen.
Mario BROEKMANS (13 months ago)
In Becoming Coming Good
Ward Schonkeren (20 months ago)
The inhabitants of Roy seriously believe that this is a castle.
Leen Geeraerts (2 years ago)
The exhibition about wolves was interesting. The building in itself in which it took place was, if possible, even more interesting. Outside we could walk nicely and climb a tower with a view of beautiful nature. We are very curious about the result of all the restoration work and hope to someday be able to walk around the commandery.
Nicole Bauduin (2 years ago)
Mooie locatie met een knappe tentoonstelling over de wolven in ons land
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