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Fort de Conde

02280 Chivres-Val, France
03 23 54 40 00
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Essex
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The fort was built as part of a chain of defences in 1870 to deal with a threat of invasion from the Prussians. It formed a model for many of the massive defences built later for World War One. Although the frontline was not far away the Fort was never needed in an active role during the World Wars although... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

This fort is well worth a visit as it incorporates many areas of history and although alot of it was damaged by the German invasion, there is still much to see.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
20 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

take a picnic and make a day of it. If this is your sort of thing, very interesting. Has kids play area and places to sit for picnic

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Waterford, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011 via mobile

This is an underground maze of tunnels and rooms which was buiwas in the 1800's was used in both world wars and is a fascinating place to visit for both adults and the kids. We have three young kids ranging in age from 2-6 years and they loved it even more than we did.

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