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Castle ruins Franchimont in Theux / Belgium, large tower
Belgium

The Franchimont Castle is a small museum, that moves us into the time of the Middle Ages. The Castle belongs to the municipality of Theux and  honorary assistant will be restored and maintained the Castle. The two persons in front of us, use audio guides. Although it is a small museum and the entrance is low (3€ for adults), there are audio guides in the languages French, Dutch, German and English. On interesting positions are numbers which you typing in the Audioguide. Then you hear the faqs about this point in your language.

Copyright: Paul Linden
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Taken: 21/10/2012
Uploaded: 25/10/2012
Updated: 30/06/2014
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Tags: castle; ruins; castle ruins; franchimont; belgium; large tower; outdoor; sunny; ardennes; castle court
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Belgium is a country in northwest Europe. Founding member of the European Union, it covers an area of 30,528 square kilometres and has a population of about 10.7 million. From the end of the Middle Ages until the 17th century, it was a prosperous centre of commerce and culture. Upon its independence, Belgium eagerly participated in the Industrial Revolution and, at the end of the nineteenth century, possessed several colonies in Africa. Today, Belgium's strongly globalized economy and its transportation infrastructure are integrated with the rest of Europe. Its location at the heart of a highly industrialized region helps made it 2007 the world's 15th largest trading nation. Cultural life is nowadays concentrated within each language community and a variety of barriers have made a shared cultural sphere less pronounced. Anyway, the region corresponding to today's Belgium has seen the flourishing of major artistic movements that have had tremendous influence on European art and culture. Text extracted from wikipedia.