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This 17th century citadel was built by famed military engineer Vauban. Its fortress and tunnels... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2015
Bruce H
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Brisbane, Australia
Vauban's Blaye Citadel - well worth the visit!

I was very happy when I learned that the Fortifications of Vauban are listed as a World Heritage... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2010
MaryMichelleLoftus
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Toronto, Canada
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7 Jan 2015
“Magnificant”
3 Sep 2010
“Vauban's Blaye Citadel - well worth the visit!”
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

This 17th century citadel was built by famed military engineer Vauban. Its fortress and tunnels, which we saw are a UNESCO monument all thanks to Louis XIV when he ordered Vauban, Marshal of France and the foremost military engineer of his age, famed for his...More

1  Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 4 September 2010

I was very happy when I learned that the Fortifications of Vauban are listed as a World Heritage Site. Looking at the body of Vauban's work, which reaches across France to all her borders, I am amazed by the scope of his creativity and productivity....More

3  Thank MaryMichelleLoftus
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