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Slag Om Bourtange

W. Lodewijkstraat 33 | The Star Fort, 9545 PA Bourtange, The Netherlands
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Ranked #2 of 2 attractions in Bourtange
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- Mar 30, 2014
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Veendam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Bourtange is a perfectly restored Vaaubon-style fortress. Oncea year it's the scene of a Napoleonic battle, like the one we witnessed today. The battle itself is a great show, with cannons roaring and infantry firing and charging, but for me, with an interest in history, the various encampments were at least as interesting. The re-enactors know what they are doing,... More

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