Received from: the Netherlands
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: July 2012
Distance: 1086 km
Time of travelling: 10 days
Gemert is a town in the Dutch province of North Brabant. It is located in the municipality of Gemert-Bakel. On January 1, 2009 there were 15.268 inhabitants in Gemert. Gemert was a separate municipality until 1997, when it merged with Bakel.
The construction of the castle began in 1391. Till 1794 the castle was used by the German Order. In 1916 the castle was used as a mission monastic. The castle has a Castle Park in English style. In the park there is also the liberation monument from World War II.