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Château d'Antoing

The Devil And The Castle – Part 3


Let’s start with the bad news: most of the castle is not open for visitors. And that is a shame because that is where most of the film was made. You will have to do with a visit to the watchtower. But first some more exterior shots. And finally, it is time to enter the castle (or at least the…

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Château d'Antoing

The Devil And The Castle – Part 2


The castle where La Plus Longue Nuit Du Diable was actually filmed is the Château d’Antoing, also known as the Château des Princes de Ligne. Antoing refers to the town where the castle is located and the Princes de Ligne to the present owner. Although the beginning of the movie suggests that the castle is located in the middle of nowhere, it…

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In The Footsteps of Vlad The Impaler – Hunedoara Castle


Unfortunately, this is another post where it is difficult to distinguishing fact from fiction. But first a word about Hunedoara Castle, one of the biggest of its kind in Romania and in Europe. Prepare to be blown away by this Gothic-Renaissance castle; not only because of its size, but also because of its number of bastions and towers! When you enter…

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The Fairy Tale Palace


If you haven’t got a lot of time in Schwerin, make sure to visit the Schwerin Palace. It has been compared to Versailles and Neuschwanstein. The original castle dates from the 10th century, whereas the current one has been built in the 19th century. It is a beautiful example of romantic Historicism and has had many uses. The palace served…

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LuLu In B&W


A couple of facts about the castle in Ludwigslust: Originally, this was a hunting lodge. Prince Christian Ludwig – hence the name – turned it into a castle in the 18th century. The exterior is Late Baroque, whereas the interior is neoclassical. Today, the castle is home to an art museum. The entrance fee is € 3,00. As I promised…

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