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“military base” (10 reviews)
“nice walk” (13 reviews)
Champ de Mars, 59800, Lille, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Citadelle is very large ,strong , and nice to stroll around to see the extent of the city defences put up by Vauban. However, as the area is still used by the military, you can't access the central part which really limits this to...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the building is beautiful but can only be viewed from a distance as it is currently occupied by the armed forces

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed September 17, 2017

The Citadel is huge and in the centre of a park where one can walk or run around (this is very popular with runners!) At the edge of the park is the zoo.

Thank Fiona G
Reviewed September 5, 2017

The Citadel is a lovely, central park with walking and cycling trails throughout. It's a haven for joggers as well, and as you walk around the Citadel, you can see glimpses of the historic structure. I would happily take a walking tour to learn more.

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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Shame you can't go inside, and it was fairly confusing to navigate the grounds to even find the path that surrounds the structure. **When you get to the park entrance head left through the children's play area and towards the zoo. At the zoo entrance...More

Thank Philippaho
Reviewed August 20, 2017

FYI - you can't go inside the citadel as it is an active army base. However, it is very beautiful to walk around it and the park is a really nice place to go on a sunny day.

Thank lilyindia
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Lovely walk around the old ramparts- huge project of refurbishment planned to restore the star shape including the moat. Paths regularly used by joggers. As previous people have mentioned there is NO access inside as it is a working base by the RRF (a bit...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Shame you cannot go inside, as it's still in use, but the outer grounds are worth a look if you're happy to walk around it and take a break from the city and cobbled streets. A nice bit of nature. You cant really tell the...More

Thank Ldn1987
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

We visited the Citadel and had a beautiful walk around the outer grounds. We couldn't enter as it's a working military base and we hadn't booked in advance. The grounds feature a beautiful moat with lots of trees and wildlife. definitely worth a visit for...More

Thank Paulthedogman
Reviewed June 24, 2017

it's nice to walk or ran in the morning. at this moment it's a working place at the front, it'a pity!

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