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Nice park and good little walks around

A nice place to get out of the city yet still be in walking distance. Pretty castle and gardens... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leuven, Belgium
Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful

I was lucky enough to be involved in a Uni course so was able to participate in a lecture here as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Kardinaal Mercierlaan 94, Heverlee, Leuven 3001, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place to get out of the city yet still be in walking distance. Pretty castle and gardens around. Easy to start walks into the fields and Leuven "countryside" from there. Pretty summer spot.

Thank Kim_is_traveling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to be involved in a Uni course so was able to participate in a lecture here as well as having afternoon tea in one of the reception rooms. A beautiful building outside with well kept gardens and a lovely canal. In...More

Thank Rix_11
Reviewed June 3, 2018

I don't know how well known this place is or if it is off the beaten path, but I would say it is a must to walk around and enjoy when in Leuven. It is peaceful and gorgeous. Whether walking around the park/castle or bringing...More

Thank Nate080411
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

The castle and the surrounding parts are part of KU Leuven University, but you can still stroll around and have a lovely winter walk around the area. It really is a charming and enchanting part of Leuven, and I can imagine in summer it's perfect...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place! Its hidden between several big roads but once you are there you don't hear any noise. You cannon visit the castle as its a faculty of the university but you can just wonder around, even when it is raining, it is...More

1  Thank dacitek
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Free admission to castle grounds consisting of the building, park, and river. The castle itself is a well sought location for PhD defenses in the Prinsessenkamer, but is not normally open to the public.

1  Thank pracheng
Reviewed May 31, 2017

The Arenberg Castle is one of the beauties of Leuven. When compared to others castles it seems small but its archteture is beautiful and it is amazing that it is used in KU Leuven Campus for lectures and important presentations. The visitation is free and...More

Thank Thais M
Reviewed December 13, 2016

A very nice park with the castle inside will travel you in another timeline and you will take a walk in the nature...

Thank Mysterio B
Reviewed November 29, 2016

I expect a castle but it is an university faculty for students. Haven't been able to get inside only walked around and in the backyard.

Thank Adeline N
Reviewed October 27, 2016

If you are in Leuven you should certainly take a visit around Heverlee and KU Leuven's campus. Arenberg Castle is simply beautiful. The area surrounding it amazing for walking and enjoying nature. If you look to relax or take a walk this place is simply...More

Thank Savvas R
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