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Address: Route du Lion 315, Waterloo B-1410, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 2 385 19 12
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Description: On 18th June 1815, 350,000 men from 7 nations confronted each other at...
On 18th June 1815, 350,000 men from 7 nations confronted each other at Waterloo to decide Europe’s fate in one of the greatest battles in European history. The Battlefield where these lethal clashes took place is today one of the best preserved in Europe.The Battlefield has seen a real revival: the Visitor Centre, Lion Mound, audiovisual show, film, panorama and waxworks museum bring the famous battle back to life so it can be better understood.
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An interesting visit

We visited the Wellington Museum and Waterloo Battlefield as a day trip on our stay in Brussels. We took a bus (you can get the W or the 365) from a stop just outside the Gare Du... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We visited the Wellington Museum and Waterloo Battlefield as a day trip on our stay in Brussels. We took a bus (you can get the W or the 365) from a stop just outside the Gare Du Midi near the Ibis Hotel, this goes frequently on weekdays and every half hour or so at weekends. I didn't check the time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I came here a few years ago to reenact the battle of waster loo. It was immense if you want to see the battle for your self then make sure you come when it is on.. There was a very nice restaurant near by to..

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Barkisland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The key ground over the field of what came to be known as the Battle of Waterloo is tiny and easily walked in 4 to 5 hours. All you nee is an easily acquirable map showing troop dispositions and timings - then let your imagination run riot. You'll surely enjoy it.

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Having lived in Kent for many years, I always intended to cross the Channel and visit the battlefields of the Waterloo campaign - but I was concerned that without a guide I would miss out on a great deal. So, I went on a five day trip with Leger, which was excellent from start to finish. The hotel in Brussels... More 

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phoenix, az
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I've walked and toured battlefields throughout the U.S and some in Europe and was really looking forward to going to Waterloo. Taking the TEC "W" or "365" bus from the Brussels Midi train station to the battlefield that is discussed in some websites is an option, but I recommend it only for those really intent on seeing the battlefield. The... More 

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Tolmin, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I and my wife went thru Waterloo last spring and we stopped there for some hours. We visited the Waterloo Battlefield (watching also a short documentary movie), the Wellington museum and the Napoleon last headquarter. When joined all three points we had got a quite complete picture of the Waterloo battle. Recommended !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I've studied the Waterloo battle as an enthusiastic amateur for many years. Having decided to visit the site before the 200 year anniversary celebrations, I researched hiring a guide. Alan Lindsey, a retired Brit who lives near Waterloo has been acting as a guide for quite sometime. It's the best decision I made. He was still enthusiastic about events and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The Waterloo battlefield and museum are not well signposted for visitors so I recommend going first to the Waterloo Tourist Office first where helpful staff explain how to get the best out of your visit. We started with Wellington's quarters in Waterloo and then travelled 5k to the battlefield including the Lion Mound and Hamlet as well as the Panorama... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I visited here on a Sunday in May and it was raining. The battle was fought on a Sunday in June in heavy going. There are two films, one very good by a Frenchman, the other excerpts from the 1970m epic with Rod Steiger playing Napoleon, which succeed in explaining the movements of the momentous day. The Tour de Lion... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

For travelers interested in the campaigns of Napoleon and Wellington, who faced each other here in 1815, the battlefield at Waterloo is both ground zero and often frustrating and disappointing. For starters, it is very small, near to Brussels, and now in the midst of preparing for the 200th anniversary remembrance. The new visitors' center will soon open, and many... More 

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