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Les Terrils Jumeaux du 11/19

Rue Leon Blum, 62750, Lens, France
+33 3 21 28 17 28
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Great view over a seemingly 'volcanic landscape

In short, this 'attraction' is a climb up a very tall pyramid of mining spoil. At least half of the... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Phileas_Flogg
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Oxford, UK
What you see is what you get.

Plus there is a nice visitorscentre on the site, possibility to visit some of the buildings on... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Hans R
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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May 14, 2018
“Great view over a seemingly 'volcanic landscape”
Feb 5, 2018
“What you see is what you get.”
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Rue Leon Blum, 62750, Lens, France
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+33 3 21 28 17 28
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

In short, this 'attraction' is a climb up a very tall pyramid of mining spoil. At least half of the ascent is via an access road and then most of the remainder is on a prepared, albeit steep slope. The last 20 metres or so...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Plus there is a nice visitorscentre on the site, possibility to visit some of the buildings on site. If you are in to walk up the stonehills, it is possible.

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

We faced a mystery as were never able to go at the bottom and climb!! We drove around and around and this is how we were able to see them. Directions to go to the bottom would really be great! Even from far there are...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Mike was immediately intrigued when standing on the vimy memorial, I could see these large "pyramid" like shapes in the distance. they are enormous and when in town I made the trip and took the walk. not for everyone

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Reviewed 20 January 2017

The self guided tour starts at the parking of the site in the Leon Blum street, follows the pedestrian bridge over the highway and ends after a slow climb with a 360° view. Just a nice walk, the pollution over Lens takes away part of...More

Thank Peter D
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