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Old 08-18-2003, 01:11 PM
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The Palace, Greenhouses and Park on the Royal Domain of Laeken, Brussels

Philippe and Mathilde at the time of their engagement (1999). They are standing outside the castle of Laeken, that a few months later would become their home.
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Old 08-18-2003, 03:35 PM
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I forgot one
It's the smallest and sweetest house belonging to the royal family: le chalet des princes.
It's a small house that queen Astrid had made for her children to play in.
It was recently renovated, and now it's being used by queen Astrid's great grandchildren!!
princess Elisabeth celebrated her first birthday in it. le chalet des princes is located in the park of Laeken, the home of the dukes of Brabant.
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Old 10-04-2003, 12:12 PM
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The castle of Laeken, where prince Philippe and Mathilde live (and Elisabeth and Gabriel of course)
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Old 11-08-2003, 12:27 AM
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WOW! The castle of Leaken where Phillippe and Mathildhe and their two children live is absolutly beautiful. Thank You for the photos. I thought that they lived in some moderate palace somewhere in Brussels. I was wrong. Will they continue to live here when they become King and Queen? Princess Elisabeth will most likely relocate her one day after she marries waiting to become Queen living with her husband and her family. WOW! Thank You so much!

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Old 11-28-2003, 02:41 PM
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A look inside the royal greenhouses of Laeken.
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Old 11-28-2003, 02:44 PM
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The outside
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Old 01-15-2004, 09:33 AM
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the castle of Laeken
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Old 01-15-2004, 09:34 AM
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Inside the castle of Laeken
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1.Home of Filip and Mathilde
2,3.the royal greenhouses are a part of it.Mathilde announced her first pregnancy here.
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Old 06-07-2004, 11:40 AM
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A look inside one of the greenhouses, how wonderfull it must smell! (and they're never short of flowers :))
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Old 06-07-2004, 11:46 AM
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King Baudouin in the park of Laeken

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Fishing for carp in the lakes of Laeken

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Baudouin and Fabiola in the garden

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A king later...Albert & Paola in one of the greenhouses

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The castle of Laken
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Old 09-26-2004, 05:26 PM
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The castle of Laeken. Home of Philippe & Mathilde.
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Old 09-26-2004, 05:38 PM
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It's a small house that queen Astrid had made for her children to play in.
It was recently renovated, and now it's being used by queen Astrid's great grandchildren!!
Sounds like Astrid was inspired by the playhouse she and her sisters and brother had in Sweden. I know that Crown Princess Märtha had a similar play-house, though I doubt it was as fancy as this, put up for her children to play in, as she had done when she was a little girl.
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The castle of Laeken, where Philippe & Mathilde live.
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Old 10-03-2004, 02:20 PM
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They've got quite an impressive home...Here are some pictures of the orangerie in the park of their castle
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Old 10-03-2004, 02:22 PM
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And their are of course the royal greenhouses of Laeken
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In the park of Laeken (160 hectares), there are also a Japanse tower and a Chinese pavilion and house, built on request of king Leopold II.
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Old 10-05-2004, 04:17 AM
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Philippe & Mathilde in front of their home, the castle of Laeken.
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The Greenhouses of Laeken looks absolutely fabulous!! Thanks for the nice pictures. And of course the Castle of Laeken looks very nice too.
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