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Citadelle (Citadel)

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Great site with such a well documented history

We thought the citadel was an excellent visit. The museum is sensibly priced and has an excellent... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Mons, Belgium
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Citadel of Namur - an unforgettable promenade

Its view is impressive both sides: from the city of Namur, as well as inside, where you can have a... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2019
Brussels, Belgium
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All reviews the river guided tour terra nova fantastic views nice walk train ride perfume shop few hours nice place visitor center half way large area walk up golden turtle small train surrounding countryside both sides
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Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

We thought the citadel was an excellent visit. The museum is sensibly priced and has an excellent audio guide, they certainly had French, Dutch and English, not sure what else. We had the place to ourselves on a rainy afternoon. But inside it was warm...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank C4880TIpeters
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Its view is impressive both sides: from the city of Namur, as well as inside, where you can have a panorama of the city. A natural fortress, like “built” by nature to serve as a defence site. There was a tram in the past, going...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

A short walk from the main square of Namur this is a good afternoon excursion. The paths are well kept and it is not a particularly taxing walk for anyone of reasonable fitness. There is a very good perfume shop at the top as well...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jamesashe
Reviewed 16 December 2018

The citadelle is a nice place to walk or cycle in the nature. When you pay for the tour in the underground corridors you can learn how the citadelle has grown in the past centuries. Very nice and exciting place to visit. Tours are in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gejo-fototeam
Reviewed 2 December 2018

An enchanting fort, with sweeping views of Namur and the surrounding countryside. The walk in itself is worth one's while; exploring the fascinating history of this fortification that began as a protection of and a control point for the traffic on the confluence of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HunterBloemfontein
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

As we were time constricted we were only planning on visiting the museum. But we were gkad we took the underground tour as well. The museum itself is small but well laid out with English, Dutch, German and French notices. There are also a couple...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fajota
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We liked it very much, we had the chance to arrive at a local beer festival... Great atmm Osphere and energy

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Feincook
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The steady climb up the approach road gives increasingly fab views of town and Meuse valley. (There is an hourly bus (2E) from the town centre). Interesting herb garden half way up, and jewellery, perfumier and bakery a bit further up still. All in all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Mary L
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The citadel of Namur is pretty close to the coty centre and pretty reachable on walk. We walked around the city centre after which we reached the place where the shuttle was supposed to pick up ..But then we got to know that you can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank RshikaMittal
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Walking at the Citadelle you can easily imagine Roman and various soldiers of other cultures through the ages hustling and bustling about. The sheer magnitude of the construction and the age of the bulk of it is mind numbing. The museum is cleverly layed out,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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4 December 2018|
Response from Florence P |
No, the citadel is closed between the 24th and the 1st. It opens back on the 2d of January.
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28 August 2018|
Response from yneshyatnem | Reviewed this property |
yes it is, and there is big parking area.
1 April 2018|
Response from Jeff451 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can walk up there with your dogs it is a very step climb there is a bar near the top and they have there own dog