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Radhadesh - Chateau de Petite Somme

Petite Somme 5, Durbuy 6940, Belgium
+32 86 32 29 26
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Lovely tour and yummy food

The food was tasty and plentiful for the price (although it wasn't very warm). The atmosphere in... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Emma E
The Netherlands
via mobile
A nice surprise in the Ardennes

I visited this place twice in the last 3 years and took the guided tour of the castle. The first... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
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Petite Somme 5, Durbuy 6940, Belgium
+32 86 32 29 26
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The food was tasty and plentiful for the price (although it wasn't very warm). The atmosphere in the restaurant was lovely and calm. We found the tour of the temple and building very informative and nicely done. Jovial and charming. The information about the castle...More

Thank Emma E
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I visited this place twice in the last 3 years and took the guided tour of the castle. The first time we were just two and our guide was quite new but we spent there 2-3 hours with him, had lunch with the devotees and...More

Thank J D
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We visit the Watford temple in the UK and was informed about the Radhadesh. It was well worth the visit. The same amazing peaceful atmosphere in a breathtaking surrounding. Must visit if a follower or just interested.

Thank Viren C
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Unusual experience for a HareKrishna ashram: a temple inside a castle, though the temple seems to be just one room of it. In addition to a simple and great complex - bakery, restaurant, art gallery and guesthouse. Plus bookshop, beautiful garden. Strictly vegetarian. One can...More

1  Thank CristinaMaymin
Reviewed 26 June 2016

It is amazing how this castle and the whole area around it has developed during the past 10 years. Thanks to a group of believers in Indian religion a lot of investments were made. There is a restaurant (strictly vegetarian) and a bakery (brilliant bread)....More

Thank Herman H
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

It's an old castle turned to a ISKCON temple. We stayed here for a night. The guest house is quite and clean. The timings for breakfast and lunch are fixed. We tried the breakfast it was awesome. The inside temple is very beautifully made. It's...More

1  Thank sam1976in
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Radhadesh is an impressive chateau turned into a temple complex by ISKCON group. The medieval period chateau's architecture is worth seeing which has been enhanced by the traditional Indian decorations inside. The complex has a hotel premises to stay besides a wonderful restaurant too

Thank kapurash
Reviewed 11 February 2016

The chateau is a gem in French Gothic style, built around the 15th Century. In the 1980s it was acquired by ISKCON, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness and has been used as a temple, ashram and college. The beauty of it that the complete...More

Thank Matyas M
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We went to Radhadesh last year for a tour and we went back this year and it was still a joy to visite. The tour is worth doing and also visite the bakery, boutique and the restaurant. The people are kind and helpfull.

Thank blackbarry75
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Beautiful deities and good place to stay and the palace is converted to temple by devotees themselves

Thank Veeresh M
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Response from Emma E | Reviewed this property |
Drive, no doubt.