Once prosperous and influential due to mining and steel industry, now a city that looks gloomy and blows the last smoke out of the chimney of the remaining steel works.
We visited this great location during a two-day trip and I was very glad that we could find and enter this huge complex. As a matter of fact, pretty special how we could come in … the backdoor was just invitingly open!
Remise Monceau is part of a freight station along a railway line that serves a Walloon industrial city. It is one of the six large shunting stations in Belgium and has more than thirty distribution tracks.
Anyone who drives along the A12 from Brussels to Antwerp, or vice versa, knows the Chateau Lindenbosch. The castle was built in 1895.
During a holiday trip in the Belgian Ardennes, on our way to the beautiful city of Durbuy, we passed this abandoned building. There is not much information to be found about this urbex location, but what I know is that it used to be a small hotel.
This originally was a mental hospital which was run by a religious order.
Fort de la Chartreuse was built to defend the Belgian city of Liege. It was built by the Dutch in 1817 at Mont Cornillon and came after the Belgian Revolution in 1830 in the hands of the Belgians.
The castle domain Nottebohm comprises an area of over 58 hectares, within the center an abandoned villa, built in 1908-1909 by the family Nottebohm from Antwerp. Château Nottebohm served as a country retreat for the family and was regularly inhabited until 1943.
This abandoned castle with chapel was founded in 1876 by the wealthy Antwerp shipowner Frans Huger. It is located in a park with century-old beech and chestnut trees. Today nothing remains of the beautiful place that nineteenth-century Goorhof was under the previous owners.