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The Palace of Laeken is the official residence of the King of the Belgians and the royal family. It lies in the Brussels region, 5 km north of the city centre in the municipality of the City of Brussels.

Media in category 'Interior of the Royal Castle of Laeken' The following 4 files are in this category, out of 4 total. Interior view - Laeken Royal Greenhouses - Royal Castle of Laeken - Brussels, Belgium - DSC07198.jpg 3,648 × 5,472; 10.66 MB. Laeken (French: ) or Laken (Dutch: ˈlaːkə(n) ) is a residential suburb in north-west Brussels in Belgium. It belongs to the municipality of the City of Brussels and is mostly identified by the Belgian postal code: 1020. Prior to 1921 it was a separate municipality. New concept coming.stay tuned.

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Notable Places in the Area

Sainte-Anne fountain

Sainte-Anne fountain is situated 440 metres west of castle Laken. Photo: Michel wal, CC BY-SA 3.0.


Mini-Europe is a miniature park located in Bruparck, at the foot of the Atomium, in Brussels, Belgium. Mini-Europe is situated 1½ km northwest of castle Laken. Photo: Gellerj, CC BY-SA 3.0.

King Baudouin Stadium

The King Baudouin Stadium is a sports ground in north-west Brussels, Belgium. King Baudouin Stadium is situated 2 km northwest of castle Laken. Photo: Joni-Fuego, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Chapelle Sainte-Anne

Chapelle Sainte-Anne is situated 420 metres west of castle Laken. Photo: Michel wal, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area


Laeken or Laken is a residential suburb in north-west Brussels in Belgium. Photo: Jean-Pol GRANDMONT, CC BY-SA 3.0.


Neder-Over-Heembeek is a northern part of the City of Brussels municipality, inside the Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium. Neder-Over-Heembeek is situated 1¼ km northeast of castle Laken. Photo: Ben2, CC BY-SA 3.0.


Bruparck is situated 1½ km northwest of castle Laken. Photo: Gellerj, CC BY-SA 3.0.

castle Laken

  • Type: Castle
  • Description: château and official residence of the monarch of the Belgians
  • Category: château
  • Location: Brussels, Belgium, Benelux, Europe
  • Latitude: 50.8875° or 50° 53' 14.9' north
  • Longitude: 4.3591° or 4° 21' 32.7' east
  • Elevation: 54 metres (177 feet)
  • OpenStreetMap ID: way 23944255
  • GeoNames ID: 6948636
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Also Known As

  • Belarusian: Лакенскі палац
  • Belarusian: Палац Лакен
  • Catalan: Castell Reial de Laeken
  • Catalan: Castell de Laeken
  • Catalan: Palau de Laeken
  • Cebuano: Schloss Laken
  • Chinese: 拉肯王家城堡
  • Chinese: 拉肯皇家城堡
  • Czech: Laeken
  • Czech: Zámek Laeken
  • Danish: Laken Slot
  • Dutch: Kasteel Van Laken
  • Dutch: Kasteel van Laken
  • Dutch: Koninklijk Kasteel van Laken
  • Dutch: Koninklijk Paleis van Laken
  • English: Palace of Laeken
  • English: Royal Castle of Laeken
  • English: Royal Palace of Laeken
  • Esperanto: Reĝa Palaco de Laeken
  • Estonian: Laekeni kuningaloss
  • French: Chateau de Laeken
  • French: Château de Laeken
  • French: Château de Schoonenberg
  • French: Domaine royal de Bruxelles
  • French: Palais royal de Laeken
  • French: château de Laeken
  • German: Schloss Laeken
  • German: Schloss Laken
  • Hebrew: הטירה המלכותית של לאקן
  • Indonesian: Istana Laeken
  • Italian: Castello di Laeken
  • Italian: Castello reale di Laeken
  • Japanese: ラーケン宮殿
  • Korean: 라컨궁
  • Portuguese: Castelo Real de Laeken
  • Portuguese: Castelo Real de Laken
  • Portuguese: Castelo de Laeken
  • Portuguese: Castelo de Laken
  • Portuguese: Castelo de Schoonenberg
  • Portuguese: Kasteel van Schoonenberg
  • Portuguese: Palácio Real de Laeken
  • Portuguese: Palácio Real de Laken
  • Portuguese: Palácio de Laeken
  • Portuguese: Palácio de Laken
  • Russian: Дворец Лакен
  • Russian: Лакен
  • Russian: Лакенский дворец
  • Slovenian: Kraljevi grad Laeken
  • Spanish: Castillo Real de Laeken
  • Swedish: Schloss Laken
  • Thai: พระราชวังลาเกิน
  • Ukrainian: Лакенський палац
  • Château de Laeken - Kasteel Van Laken

In the Area


  • Heysel - HeizelNeighborhood, 1¼ km west
  • MutsaardVillage, 1½ km north
  • Esseghem - EssegemNeighborhood, 2 km southwest


  • Château du StuyvenbergCastle, 760 metres west
  • Notre-Dame de LaekenChurch, 1 km south
  • AtomiumBike rental, 1½ km northwest
  • Mini Europe Eiffel TowerMonument, 1½ km northwest

Other Places

  • Serres Royales - Koninklijke SerresBus stop, 230 metres northwest
  • Serres Royales - Koninklijke SerresBus stop, 250 metres northwest
  • Schola EuropeaBus stop, 460 metres southwest
  • Schola EuropeaBus stop, 470 metres southwest

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page castle Laken. See this page's contributions. Photo: Jean-Pol GRANDMONT, CC BY 3.0.