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Petrusse Casemates

Pl. de la Constitution, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves
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Tampere, Finland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This is obviously a must visit spot in Luxemburg. Ruins of an ancient castle in the middle of the city center. With a 4e admission fee you have the chance to experience this UWH attraction. To me the best part of this was the amazing sights of the many openings in the walls of the castle. Don´t miss this, while... More

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Tullinge
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Nice tour and interesting to see how they made all of it. The tour guide didn't seem to know more then necessary. Would been nice with some more history of what it would've been like to be there hundreds of years ago.

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Boom, Belgium
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257 reviews 257 reviews
216 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This old defensive pathways are chopped in the rocks, it has probably be an immense job to create them. You can wander around them for a small fee, it's cool inside on a hot summer day and the circular walk actually starts inside.

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Paris, France
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83 reviews 83 reviews
33 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Be prepared for lots of steps (comfortable flat shoes necessary). The 40 min tour (fee 3 euros)with a guide is extremely interesting and I learnt lots of facts about the history of Luxembourg. Entrance is on the Consitution Square and there are tours every hour. There are bathroom facilities next to the entrance of the site. You have to be... More

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New Zealand
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161 reviews 161 reviews
116 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Was keen to go down here and look around but after 20 minutes trying to find a way down we gave up and left. Shame the place looked very interesting.

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
57 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The casemates in the city were my favorite sight to see. You can take a stroll through the cliffs where they built the casemates. It offers some really nice views and if the weather is good it makes for a really pleasant stroll. I think they close in the Winter time so its best to go in the Summer. Its... More

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Denver, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Especially if it's a nice day, this part of Luxembourg situated below St. Peter's cathedral and the casemates is fascinating for a short stroll. There are so many look outs and wonderful little photo spots it makes for a nice casual walk along the river. Maybe spend 1-2 hours around this area and you would have seen it all. Especially... More

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Folsom, California, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Our family really enjoyed touring this ancient site. We explored each and every crevice. It really helps the experience if you read the information they give you at the ticket counter. There are interesting stories and myths hidden in those walls! Yes, there is a lot of walking, but if you travel to Europe, you should expect a lot of... More

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Houston, Texas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

There are well preserved and well integrated into the regular comings and goings of locals. You will probably take photos of this from above anyway and if you end up along the water, you might as well go and take a look. Would give a "4" rating if there was actually something to do or more to see up close.... More

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Cologne, Germany
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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We went down to Luxembourg for the first time (mostly because we could) and spent over two hours walking through the caves. There are no markings or explanations of any type (French, English, German or the national language Luxembourgish). Nothing at all. And that was fine. There was enough to see and marvel that we did not need any more.... More

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