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BLANKAART

On your left you can see a picture taken before WWI and one taken after WWI. As you can see, not much was left of the original castle after the war. The owners decided to rebuilt the castle according the original plans from architect Schadde but on a smaller scale. So in the year 1922 the castle rose again on the same spot as the original castle. During WWII the castle was again damaged but this time it was only the towers that got damaged. Restorations were done but the towers did not make it back to their original state. In 1959, the castle was sold and the vast domain was turned into a nature reserve. The castle was turned into a conference place. You can walk freely in the domain and hire guides to lead you around this vast nature reserve. The castle can be found in the village Woumen that is located along the road Ieper - Diksmuide.

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