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Wow massive

Be prepared to do some walking! Huge complex set amongst some of the most lovely gardens. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LyndaPW
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Nice

Very nice place where the history and the nature are mixed in an unque way. Itțs a nice, quiet... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
donald f
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“military base” (10 reviews)
“nice walk” (14 reviews)
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Champ de Mars, 59800, Lille, France
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"military base"
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"nice walk"
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"open to the public"
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"military installation"
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"surrounding park"
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"evening stroll"
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"restricted access"
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"historic structure"
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"sunny day"
in 9 reviews
"lovely park"
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"tourist office"
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"nice area"
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"city centre"
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"cobbled streets"
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"joggers"
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"moat"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to do some walking! Huge complex set amongst some of the most lovely gardens. The walls are facinating along with the lake areas hidden away.

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Very nice place where the history and the nature are mixed in an unque way. Itțs a nice, quiet place, very suitable for relaxation

Thank donald f
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Definitely an enjoyable place to stroll along the paths and moats and marvel at the scale of construction. The entrance gate gives you an impression of the prestige of the Roi-soleil. Just have your eyes open for the bikes - they are a law unto...More

Thank David F
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

The old citadel has some lovely walkways and scenery around the walls, but the centre is a an active military base and bot available for visits.

Thank Bill1609
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

I didn't go in the base, which I believe has restricted access. I did have a walk around the general citadel park though and it's definitely worth a visit, particularly given the lack of green space in Lille.

Thank AlexSebetti
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful place to see, although the citadel is not open to the public. Nice open space to walk around.

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

I found walking around the citadel fascinating. Passing the first set of ramparts and walking around the killing grounds of the voie de combatants. What would have gone through the mind (apart from a musket ball) of any poor soldier dropping the 50’ into the...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We started an evening stroll through town and ended up here at night. It is a good walk and pass through many lovely streets to get here, but there is not much to see at night. You can look up some quick facts to make...More

Thank travelinggiant
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

The Citadel is generaly closed to the public but on certain days guided tours are available which you need to contact the Lille tourism office for dates and times. A footpath allows you to walk around the site giving some nice views of the local...More

Thank Tim H
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Great for a walk in the park or for a morning jog. Unfortunately, the citadel itself was not open to public.

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