17 juillet 2013

Castle of Laeken, Brussels

Castle of Laeken Castle of Laeken was the summer residence of the Governor of the Netherlands. This was built in 1782 by the French architect Charles de Wailly & the engineer Louis Montoyer. Later in 1804, Napoleon bought it for his wife Josephine de Beauharnais.After his decline, it became the property of King William I of the unified Netherlands.After the independence of Belgium, it was in the hands of King Leopold I. Today this is the official  residence of the Royal Family of Belgium.  Royal Domain of... [Lire la suite]
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