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Wissekerke Castle

In the 10th century there was a moated castle on the site of the present castle, which was part of a reinforcement belt on the Scheldt. The cellar from the 15th century and the tower from the 16th century are the oldest remains. Wissekerke castle was one of the first neo-gothic castles in our country to integrate the former Empire elements. The castle has been redecorated and is primarily intended to reflect a time image of the early 19th century glory period of the Vilain XIIII family. In 1981 the castle, the impressive gatehouse, the old pigeon tower and the elegant suspension bridge over the park pond were protected as a monument. Two mapped walks lead you through the different rooms of the castle. During the one walk you follow the actions of the servants. During the other walk you will follow in the footsteps of the noble family.

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Taken on February 16, 2019