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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Nicole Bauduin (14 months ago)
Mooie locatie met een knappe tentoonstelling over de wolven in ons land
Lieselotte Vanbrabant (15 months ago)
Leuke pop up en expo van de wolf die 18 mei 2019 van start gaat. Mooi gebouw.
jos poelmans (15 months ago)
Leuke plaats met leuke initiatieven zoals van 18 mei tot 14 juli een popup expo over de wolf. Met misschien wel beelden van de nieuwgeboren welpen wie weet.
Stefan Cardinaels (16 months ago)
Sfeervol gebouw. Zeer geschikt evenement als lokale helden, voordracht, ...
Marleen Dreesen (2 years ago)
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