Castle ‘Ooidonk’ at Bachte-Maria-Leerne (Belgium)

Castle ‘Ooidonk’ at Bachte-Maria-Leerne (Belgium)

Mark Billiau.


Premium (World), region Antwerp, Belgium

Castle ‘Ooidonk’ at Bachte-Maria-Leerne (Belgium)

This castle was originally constructed as a medieval fortress in the 14th century, but was completely rebuilt in Spanish-Flemish renaissance style in the 16th & 17th century.

The castle reminds of some of the famous French Loire castles.

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