Entrance was free with a voucher from the hotel so worth a visit.Some good history and a well restored caslte
Enjoyed touring this castle and climbing up through the little stairways and such. Some armor and weapons on display. Good views of the city from the top and a fun visit.
Gravensteen is used as a museum of medieval armour and there is also a museum of medieval torture instruments. It is a "must see" when in Ghent.
Beautiful castle right in the middle of the town. Admission costs on par with other similar places so nothing out of the ordinary. It was a wet day unfortunately so the views from the top were not as good as they might have been but it was still a very interesting castle. Lots of displays of armour and weapons and... More
Just in the citycentre, there she is! A castle as you imaged. It's the proud of the people of Ghent and right they are. 10€ entrance is not cheap, but you can't visit this beautiful city without seeiing the castle. Ok, inside there's not that much. You have a collection of arms, and the collection of torture stuff. Impressive! On... More
My wife and I are not really museum people so we were restricted as to the things we could do with our morning until we came across this charming little castle. We paid our entry fee 10 Euros each and then collected our movie guides which told some of the history of the castle. the movie showed a Count and... More
Not the most fascinating place but a little piece of history none the less. They've rebuilt a lot of it and it's quite authentic. Not a lot of exhibits and the information was pretty limited. But the views of Ghent from the top ramparts are pretty good.
And even more of a judicial prison building which in its late 19th century refurb seems to have been tarted up to look like it might have seen battle. We love castles, and like to see local castles wherever we go. This one looks far more impressive from the outside than inside, and not worth the €10 entry fee, €5... More
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