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Count Philip and his castle: dominating the city. Industrial revolution banishes knights from Ghent. Torture chamber becomes tourist sight in Ghent. Visit the Castle of the Counts in Ghent.
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CityCard: experience Ghent to the full! More info. Not to miss in Ghent. They all have their own history, their own architecture. They make us dream, we would live there if we could, or we find them too big. One thing is sure: they do not leave us indifferent! Castles are witnesses of our history forever, they are gathering places , although the lords and their courts have been increasingly replaced by their enthusiastic owners, society or the state and visitors, increasingly more numerous.
Cultural heritage does not always attract as many visitors as it deserves. Whose fault is it? Visitors are increasingly attracted by screens, beaches and sports or relaxing leisure? Not only! Likewise, the tour route is not suitable for wheelchairs. Visitors with limited mobility should call ahead on to discuss possible access. The Lancaster Martyrs: During this period of history fifteen Catholics were executed in Lancaster for their faith. Ten people convicted of witchcraft at the Summer Assize in Lancaster Castle went to the gallows on the moors above the town. George and Elizabeth Youngson were Lancaster's youngest convict transportees to Australia, for the crime of theft.
Self-procalimed 'King of the Robbers' George Lyon was not quite the romantic figure that local legend would have us believe.
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Lancaster Gaol housed one of the largest Debtor's prisons in England. This is the story of a tradesman incarcerated for insolvency.
Conservation project enters final phase — due to open summer Please note that the John O'Gaunt Gate will remain closed to the public until September If you have any questions or queries, please contact the Tour Guides directly on The gift shop closes at 4. Luggage For security reasons we are not able to store any luggage on site.