Gerard the Devil's Castle

This austere 13C Medieval house belonged to a Ghent lord nicknamed "Gerard the Devil". It was extensively restored in the 19C and is now home to the Royal Archives. The bronze statues fronting the Steen were erected in 1913 in honour of the Van Eyck brothers.

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Limburgstraat

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