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La Citadelle de Dinant

Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Nice trip

This place is build on the top of the mountain to Protect the bridge from the invaders. It has an... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
oaalamoodi
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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WWI must see

A significant historical monument for those interested in WWI. Terrific view. A bit harsh for... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
TinaSpSt
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Brussels, Belgium
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It was between 1818, and 1821, during the Dutch occupation, that the citadel was built in its current form. Throughout the kitchen, the bakery and the forge, you will discover the daily life of 400 soldiers that were living there. Don't forget to...more
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Citadel Road, 1, Dinant 5500, Belgium
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Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

Nice place for children. It has a very interesting museum and a groundplay area next to the teleferique. Quite nice place to visit and spend the day during an excursion.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Céline V, Responsable guidages at La Citadelle de Dinant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2019

Dear, Thank you for your comment. We're glad to read you enjoyed your day at the citadel. Kind regards, Céline

Reviewed 31 December 2018

Ancient, hardly functioning and sparse exhibits. Just a couple of posters with a little text, a long hallway with some lights that projects dates on the floor but doesn't explain them, a dark room with some projected shadows of soldiers en no sound effects that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Céline V, Responsable guides at La Citadelle de Dinant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2019

Dear, Thank you for sharing your opinion with us, even though it's not the best we have read ;-) I will answer your comment as follow: "Ancient, hardly functioning and sparse exhibits. Just a couple of posters with a little text, a long hallway with...More

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

This place is build on the top of the mountain to Protect the bridge from the invaders. It has an amazing view of the city and there is a tour fo give you a full story of this castle, like when it was build and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank oaalamoodi
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

A significant historical monument for those interested in WWI. Terrific view. A bit harsh for children, especially the chambers with the cells.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TinaSpSt
Céline V, Responsable guides at La Citadelle de Dinant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Dear, We are pleased to read you, Thank you for sharing your opinion with us ! Kind regards, Céline

Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

The entrance of the Citadel is behind the cathedral in the city centre. You can choose to go up the hill by foot or cable car, which is a bit more entrance money. The hike up the staircase is strenuous but with some rests in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Céline V, Responsable guides at La Citadelle de Dinant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Dear, Many thanks for these very useful advice about our free parking. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit at the citadel. Kind regards, Céline

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Beautiful place and awesome tour guide. He was super informative, and great with some kids that were on the tour. The fact that he was making it fun for the kids, made it fun for the adults as well.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderful visit, specially interesting thanks to our guide who was didactic, funny and very professional. The views of the city are fantastic and the trenches simulation are amazing. In my opinion, the best possible visit you may do in Dinant

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Manuel A
Reviewed 26 October 2018

It is a nice citadel, not big but you will get some history about Dinant during the world war. The view from up is beautiful. Overall, a nice experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

The castle looked uninspiring (plenty of much better ones such as Bouillon or Franchimont). We would have taken the cable car for the view but you have to pay for the castle as well so it's quite steep. We didn't bother and explored the town...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MeldrewVictor
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Dinant is one of the places in Belgium where we can try rafting. We went during winter, it was pretty cold. The places to cover are the Citadel, church. We took a train from the Antwerpen central station.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Srivathsan A
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TamatPit
8 March 2018|
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Response from account2018 | Reviewed this property |
No, the fort people control the stairs and will close them. There is no other way down expect a mile along the road
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Pritam L
24 February 2018|
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Response from Céline V | Property representative |
I agree with you. Both are good. Even if there is less people in autumn of course. During summer you can do a boat trip on the river Meuse. Kind regards, Céline
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