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Chateau de Chimay, Chimay

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#4 of 43 in Historic Sites in Hainaut Province
Castle · Tourist Spot
With a history dating back a thousand years, Chateau de Chimay remains a major reminder of Europe's tumultuous past. Damaged, modified, and renovated over the centuries, this stone structure served as the stronghold for local princes, dukes, and counts, who ruled the principality of Chimay from the 15th century. You can explore on a self-guided tour, using your mobile device to access audio/video information about the site, or watch a 3D film about the castle's history and cultural significance to this area. Check the website for opening hours, or call in advance to schedule a group tour. Plan your visit to Chateau de Chimay and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Chimay itinerary planner.
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  • This whole place is a bit of a let down. The few rooms they let you see hardly offer much of interest and the iPads they give you just provide with a catalogue of things and people without any...  more »
  • Several rooms can be visited. The IPad with all the explanations comes in very handy. The biggest surprise was the concert hall, where from time to time concerts are still given. It probably is worth....  more »
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  • A truly well preserved castle with a very interesting visitor experience. You are provided with an iPad and an application. There is also some guides for you. We were lucky enough to meet the family living there. Make sure to pay a visit to the city of Chimay that is beautiful as well.
  • Genuine, wonderful decorations, living history. In-use castle (not museum), can take photos inside.
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