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Bonifacio Citadel

Bonifacio, Corsica, France
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Ranked #2 of 20 attractions in Bonifacio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Sites
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Southern Finland, Finland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The most beautiful city in south Corsica with some very nice restaurants. If you don't like to walk, just take the the small train.

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a most magical place. Walking here is taking a leap back in time. Ancient buildings, stunning views and some amazing restaurants are a few things the Citadel has to offer. The narrow roads and stone buildings enhance the true character of Corsica. A must see.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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116 reviews 116 reviews
44 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A "don't miss" small city., worth the short climbing from the port (where is easier to park, even for free, if you do one of the boat trip, apparently). Walk also towards the cemetery, a bit farer from the crowd, with its special atmosphere and nice view down to the sea.

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marseille
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Stairs in the stone Escalier du Roy d'Aragon + museum Bastion de l'étendard + sea tour of the bay made a terrific day in Southern Corsica. History ans Nature are united in this unique place in the world. Magical memory.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We travelled from Ajaccio to see this beautiful town and found it a brilliant place to visit with the old town, shops and the steps. It was fairly busy, but not to cause any problems but this is to be expected of any pretty and historic town. Definitely a place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

No think really, juste becoming a place visited by to many in august You need to reserve befor you go, the hotel. Arived there you will see for the restaurant

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Really worth the visit. We liked the most the underground of the bastions (the ticket 2,50 euros/person), where once guard soldiers stayed. Didn't try the stairs for the lack of time. A good idea is to rent an audio guide (5 euros; different languages) - you must leave your ID in pledge - you'll need at least 1,5 - 2... More

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Tampere, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This town is really worth visiting. The scenery is amazing. The sea is so clear. Little restaurants are so nice. Little french skills are useful.

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Paris
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73 reviews 73 reviews
35 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

It's an amazingly beautiful city but just for a day (half day), as it's overcrowded with tourists it's not worth lingering too long there, especially given the fact that lots of people working there (shop owners & so on) are quite surly and unwelcoming (woman at the boulangerie, waiters at cafes, and so on ...). I have been there several... More

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Ottawa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The Citadel at Bonifacio is very impressive- we enjoyed the old town, the views and history here. It is sad that the old military buildings are being allowed to decay. The restaurants lining the marina are all interesting and have friendly staff

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