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The Citadelle

Milot, Cap-Haitien, Haiti
+509 34 28 4386
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Must visit

But unless you are Encyclopedia Brown, get a guide to tell you all about this amazing building and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jpmpinmontreal
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Montreal, Canada
Do NOT book with this company!!!

We booked our excursion and were so excited for our trip the next morning. We'd provided all the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tije99
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New York City, New York
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“parking lot” (25 reviews)
“sans souci” (27 reviews)
LOCATION
Milot, Cap-Haitien, Haiti
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+509 34 28 4386
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"parking lot"
in 25 reviews
"sans souci"
in 27 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 8 reviews
"bring water"
in 9 reviews
"take your time"
in 6 reviews
"walk up"
in 9 reviews
"san souci"
in 12 reviews
"visiting haiti"
in 6 reviews
"breathtaking views"
in 6 reviews
"on foot"
in 9 reviews
"dominican republic"
in 4 reviews
"cannon balls"
in 9 reviews
"half way"
in 7 reviews
"tap tap"
in 7 reviews
"for sale"
in 4 reviews
"parking area"
in 6 reviews
"an adventure"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

But unless you are Encyclopedia Brown, get a guide to tell you all about this amazing building and what it holds

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our excursion and were so excited for our trip the next morning. We'd provided all the necessary information and waited for our hotel pick up. We waited over 4 hours with NO arrival. We had the front desk call the number on the...More

1  Thank Tije99
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Very sad to see how such a beautiful and grandiose monument is not respected by its people. It was so crowded, dirty and noisy.

1  Thank Cloe M
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Awesome site. We caught the local tap tap to milot from cap haitien, 50 gourdes, about 30 mins. Then you negotiate with a motorcycle guy to take you to the top carpark. We paid $5 for the two of us. He will stop at the...More

1  Thank buxtonred
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Our guide, Patrick, was definitely the guy to be with ! He speaks several languages and knows a lot about both the Citadelle and the Palais Sans Souci. He was easy going about taking the hike with us from the second parking lot (1hr of...More

Thank D M
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a World Heritage Site that exceeds expectations. The trek up is well worth what awaits at the summit.

Thank GEEZER_TRAVELER
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Don't miss this, it is amazing. Built just after independence the effort must have been extraordinary. Make sure you get a good guide (Eddy has been doing it for 26 years), but we heard Marice is the best but he takes three months a year...More

Thank Oliverjulian
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Spectacular location of massive fort, with views over northern Haiti. The trip up is interesting. After the second parking lot, you can walk or take a horse trip to the fort. Its steep and rough rocked so the walk is challenging--but so is riding a...More

3  Thank BEIreland
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We visited the Citadelle as part of a 36 hour detour into Haiti from our holiday in the Dominican Republic. We stayed in Cap Haitien and our hotel (the Hotel Roi du Christophe) arranged a driver for us - 120 USD which was probably a...More

3  Thank Becky C
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

The view and grounds are breathtaking. The history behind the Citadelle/Haiti is one you should know

2  Thank tiffany l
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Heather G
29 April 2018|
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Response from come2haiti | Reviewed this property |
The government of Haiti is working on giving access to RC for excursions outside of Labadee Cruise Ship Area. One of the projects is a cable car to the Citadel. In the meantime, we recommend joining come2haiti via a 10 day... More
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traveltheworld61
25 January 2018|
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Response from Lynn F | Reviewed this property |
The citadelle is 3,000 ft up the top of a mountain. I am not sure there is any way to avoid heights if you want to get to the top of it
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s_ejean
18 January 2018|
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Response from Arlogh | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I just drove from Moulin Sur Mer (beside Decameron) to Cap Haitian to visit the Citadelle and then drove back to port au Prince. From the Decameron it can vary from between 3.5 and 5 hours, depending on traffic... More
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