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55100 Douaumont, France
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Good audio visual tour, explained a lot about the Verdun battle. Wear warm clothing it’s cold and damp. Huge fortress built to repel German attack that ultimately failed due to improvements in weapon technology. Very reasonably priced too.
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Response from Fort_Douaumont, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Douaumont
Responded Sep 9, 2019
Thank you for your visit
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Preservation and restoration of this fort is extensive and well done. The audio guide is detailed and informative. All worth the entrance fee. However, much more work needs to be done to keep this for the future. The amount of water incursion is forming stalactites and
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Response from Fort_Douaumont, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Douaumont
Responded Sep 9, 2019
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We toured this as a group, about 1/2 history buffs and about 1/2 not. The site is moving to those of us who knew the history of the battle and the fort. The grounds are stunningly scarred over a hundred years after the battle of Verdun, reflecting the tremendous bombardments
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Response from Fort_Douaumont, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Douaumont
Responded Aug 19, 2019
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We arrived too early because we had to catch a flight, but I wanted to visit and I wanted to show my kids. As we were leaving, tour buses started to arrive - I'd guess it was around 8:30-ish. So we weren't able to go inside, but we were still able to see the battle scars,
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Response from Fort_Douaumont, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Douaumont
Responded Aug 19, 2019
Thank you for your interest. See you soon !
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Fort Douaumont's battered, hulking remains is a profound tribute to the men who fought and died at the Battle of Verdun. The still rooms and darkened tunnels give one some of the feel of what it must have been like to be trapped in the Fort, enduring the endless artillery
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Response from Fort_Douaumont, Manager at Fort Douaumont
Responded Jul 10, 2019
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