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The picturesque region of the River Leie, southwest of Ghent attracted many artists at the turn of the 19th century.

Painters made it come to life on their canvases, poets sang it, composers made it sing.

The historically and culturally interesting site of Ooidonk is situated in one of the many meanders of the river Leie, between Ghent and Deinze, just beyond the centre of the village of Bachte-Maria-Leerne.

The centre of the site is the 16th century stately home Ooidonk Castle built on the site of a 14th century fortress of which next to nothing is left.

The difference between Ooidonk and similar sites that are open to the public, is that this is a real home where the owners live, and that it is beautifully kept up.


gilberte, ftscastle, ooidonkcastle

Four years secretarial work.Retired.
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  • SharonD
    SharonDover 4 years ago

    Beautiful castle and colours Gilberte.

  • Thanks Sharon…the back facade is even beautiful and so is the interior

    – Gilberte

  • Alf Caruana
    Alf Caruanaover 4 years ago

    wow amazing place, love the colors

  • Thank you Alf…..the surroundings are much visited by painters

    – Gilberte

  • Memaa
    Memaaover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous castle, Betty. You have taken a super photo of this beautiful building. The light is just perfect. The round turrets and domes make this so romantic.

  • Thank you Sue….I also liked the turrets..they give this castle a different aspect from the usual medieval or military castles

    – Gilberte

  • kenspics
    kenspicsover 4 years ago

    Fabulous shot Gilberte. with lighting and colors that are incredible!!!
    VERY well taken!!!

  • Thanks ever so much Ken

    – Gilberte

  • Marvin Collins
    Marvin Collinsover 4 years ago

    Wow!! This is beautiful Gilberte, very well done!!

  • Thanks a lot Marvin also for adding this to your favorites

    – Gilberte

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 4 years ago

    A wonderful building and shot Gilberte x

  • Thanks so much Irene x

    – Gilberte

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...over 4 years ago

    i’m not surprised Gilberte, it looks very insperational.x

  • Thanks a lot Catherine x

    – Gilberte

  • kilmann
    kilmannover 4 years ago

    A gorgeous castle, well taken and with stunning xolours.

  • Thank you very much Kilian

    – Gilberte

  • Jadon
    Jadonover 4 years ago

    Wow, great building, very well shot my friend.

  • Thank you so much Jason

    – Gilberte

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonover 4 years ago

    beautiful scene

  • Thanks a lot Joy for your nice comment and adding my pic to your favorites

    – Gilberte

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