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Great site.

A slow restoration done based on volunteers, great engineering and history. Go here every other... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Erik T
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Interesting and impressive

You'll need a 5 euro guide unless your French is good but this place is amazing. Really friendly... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Lorraine G
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Chapel-en-le-Frith, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Great site.”
Jul 11, 2018
“Interesting and impressive”
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11 rue Ferdinand Buisson, 08000 Villers-Semeuse, Charleville-Mezieres, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A slow restoration done based on volunteers, great engineering and history. Go here every other year to check out the progress. Especially on a warm day you get the chance to get underground and cool down. Surrounding park offers great walks and playground suitable for...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

You'll need a 5 euro guide unless your French is good but this place is amazing. Really friendly ticket seller explained (in English) how to navigate. It's huge and impressive how well preserved it is. Good to see they are trying to maintain and fix...More

1  Thank Lorraine G
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Ayvelles citadel suffered a strange fate as it hardly fought back when German troops invaded France in 1914. This amazing fortress is impressive. It is worth walking around it outside the walls then visiting the inside. The information is well displayed and it is...More

1  Thank JohnPaul2010
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