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Petrusse Casemates

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Address: Pl. de la Constitution, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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+352 22 28 09
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Worth visting if you are in Luxembourg .. Looks nice,, and you are the kind who loves exploring the place on foot then totally worth it

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Richat21
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Hyderabad, India

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth visting if you are in Luxembourg .. Looks nice,, and you are the kind who loves exploring the place on foot then totally worth it

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved exploring around the Bock. Closed in late Fall and Winter, but still very cool walking around and you can get a good idea of the fortifications. I hIghly recommend hiking up and down the hills around here for views of the Bock and the other fortifications.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Looking out over the Petrusse Casemates is very nice but as an attraction it leaves much to be desired. Firstly, it is not clear how you are supposed to access them (no signs or anything), and secondly there is no indication that they're closed when you finally do find what you assume to be the entrance, it is just closed.... More 

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Salzburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

It took me about one hour to explore inside the casemates. Since I am a medieval time and ruin fan, I had to visit the casemates and I really enjoyed going through, enjoying views from all of the openings. You should wear good shoes since there are very many steps inside.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This area gives you an insight in the fortifications around the Luxembourg city plateau and very close to the centre.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We were really looking forward to visiting the Casemates in Luxembourg, and with the Bock Casemates currently being closed (17 Aug 2016) we decided to visit the Petrusse Casemates. Entry fee for adults is €4 each which we thought was pretty good, and there are guided tours available a few times a day in different languages (extra cost). we were... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I loved this, being an engineer, a lover of architecture, and archaeology. I learned a lot from a tour of the Petrusse Casemates at Brock. Vauban was senior military engineer, the finest builder of fortifications, and attacker of them of his era, for a hundred years. It was said that a city (under siege) taken by Vauban was a city... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

When in Luxembourg city do go for a walk in the area and finish it off with one of their local beers. some of the spots look like they come out of a post card.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Walking always feels good, if it was a cold day, we walked around the castle and enjoy the magnificent view, I recommend this place if you want to be outside.

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Temple, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

The casements were built in the 1600 as an enhancement to the Casement du Bock; look down from Constitution square and see a wonderfully manicured park, and a nice nature walk that takes you to the Adolphus bridge... but if you go down the steps of the left side of the tourist stand, you start to see the casement fortifications.... More 

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