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here is a very beautiful place where Napoleon spent the last years of his life. The house is... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Isabelle D
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Comerio, Italy
Such history.

Walking in the footsteps of famous people is not uncommon but here such history. I think Napoleon... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
travellerX49
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Warrnambool, Australia
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The home where Napoleon lived in exile from France from December 1815 to his death in 1821.
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

To be honest Longwood House would not be worth more than a cursory visit if it were not the place where Napoleon lived out his years in exile. For that reason, hats off to those who have saved it as a visitor attraction. The location...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

here is a very beautiful place where Napoleon spent the last years of his life. The house is charming, with a beautiful garden. The place is quiet and isolated at the top of the island.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Walking in the footsteps of famous people is not uncommon but here such history. I think Napoleon was very ungrateful complaining about this prison! High on the island with wonderful views and surrounded by such a lovely garden. An absolute must if you are on...More

Thank travellerX49
Reviewed 19 February 2018

At the time of my visit (Jan 2018) Longwood House is open Monday - Friday 11am - 1pm. The entrance fee was £10 and that includes entrance to Longwood House, The Briars and Napoleons tomb. The exhibits aren't labelled so you do need the audio...More

Thank AKS1005
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

The house itself is very interesting, but note that (as of Jan 2018) the exhibits aren't labelled. There is an audio guide for £2, but it is very long and repeats itself a lot, making it take much longer. Still, quite a few things to...More

Thank Austin E
Reviewed 27 January 2018

You'll have to pay ten pounds if you wanna visit Napoleon's sites (the three of them), but if you are interested in history, it is worth it. We actually learned a lot about him. The most beautiful place of the Longwood House is its garden....More

Thank Beatriz O
Reviewed 24 November 2017

As always, the people looking after this small piece of France are doing a great job. This has always attracted tourists as many who have made it here have come on cruise ships from France just to see this house along with the smaller one...More

Thank elouise36
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Great visit. With an electronic audio tour, it's very easy to understand about Napoleon's years in exile. The house is impressive, and the gardens well looked after. Worth the visit along with the Valley of the Tomb and the Briars Pavilion.

Thank James M
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Audio is now provided but as I was the only one visiting at that time Ivy tool me round and explained things to me personally which I preferred. The house is not all that big but it does have a garden area to look at...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Longwood House was the final abode of the Emperor Napoleon after his defeat at the Battle of Waterloo. Even though St Helena is a British Overseas Territory; Longwood House and the surrounding land was gifted to France by Queen Victoria, and has an Honorary French...More

Thank John S
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