Gravensteen Castle, Ghent, Belgium was built in 1180 by count Philip of Alsace and was modeled after the crusaders castles that Philip of Alsace encountered while he participated in the second crusade.
My favourite French Château! Château de Chenonceaux is a French chateau near the small village of Chenonceaux in France. The chateau was built on the site of an old mill on the River Cher, some time before its first mention in writing in the century.
The Château de Chenonceau is a French château near the small village of Chenonceaux, in the Indre-et-Loire département of the Loire Valley in France. The original château was torched in 1412 to punish owner Jean Marques for an act of sedition.