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Radhadesh - Chateau de Petite Somme

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Address: Petite Somme 5, Durbuy 6940 , Belgium
Phone Number: +32 (0)86 32 29 26
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Very Calm & Beautiful

It's an old castle turned to a ISKCON temple. We stayed here for a night. The guest house is quite and clean. The timings for breakfast and lunch are fixed. We tried the breakfast... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2016
sam1976in
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Schilde, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is amazing how this castle and the whole area around it has developed during the past 10 years. Thanks to a group of believers in Indian religion a lot of investments were made. There is a restaurant (strictly vegetarian) and a bakery (brilliant bread). Visiting the castle is an experience as you are explained how things are run and... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

It's an old castle turned to a ISKCON temple. We stayed here for a night. The guest house is quite and clean. The timings for breakfast and lunch are fixed. We tried the breakfast it was awesome. The inside temple is very beautifully made. It's worth the visit and staying is also a different experience. Car parking is available on... More 

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Radhadesh is an impressive chateau turned into a temple complex by ISKCON group. The medieval period chateau's architecture is worth seeing which has been enhanced by the traditional Indian decorations inside. The complex has a hotel premises to stay besides a wonderful restaurant too

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Somogyvamos, Hungary
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

The chateau is a gem in French Gothic style, built around the 15th Century. In the 1980s it was acquired by ISKCON, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness and has been used as a temple, ashram and college. The beauty of it that the complete change of function did not harm the aristocratic charm of the building which used to... More 

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netherlands
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We went to Radhadesh last year for a tour and we went back this year and it was still a joy to visite. The tour is worth doing and also visite the bakery, boutique and the restaurant. The people are kind and helpfull.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Beautiful deities and good place to stay and the palace is converted to temple by devotees themselves

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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We went for the summer Holi festival. For me it was the first time and I was surprised how beautiful the surrounding of the castle is. There is an excellent restaurant, a shop, an exhibition and a temple of Lord Krishna. The hotel is clean and neat and not expensive. The atmosphere is serene, a place for anyone to feel... More 

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Osorno, Chile
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Very beautiful place, surrounded by green landscapes, with very nice people and first class vegetarian restaurant. There is also Boutique, Bakery and museum, where you can see and listen devotional art.

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Thank Constanza A
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136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

We had been to the Radhadesh, a Château run by the Hare Krishna foundation in Belgium recently The place is a quiet, serene place where you will find not only people of Indian origin but also other visitors thronging the venue. Don't forget to taste the vegetarian fare on offer in the restaurant which was pretty OK too.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Interesting place ... beautifull castle & nicely located. When visiting, go to eat something in the cafetaria for delicious vegetarian cuisine.

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