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Address: Place Reine Astrid 3-5, Dinant 5500, Belgium
Phone Number: 32 0 82 22 36 70
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16th-century Citadel and site of popular events, festivals and seminars.

16th-century Citadel and site of popular events, festivals and seminars.

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Not a very good tour, but an amazing place anyways.

The view is gorgeous and the place itself speaks volumes as to what happened there at one point in time. Unfortunately, for some reason the tour was available only in French and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Camilo T
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Villa Alemana, Chile
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Renton, Washington
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Be sure to take either the 300+ stairs or the funicular to the top and see the amazing views of the city.

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Albany, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You go to the top for the view. The rest was a bit disappointing. The stairs or the tram cost the same but on a clear day it's an impressive site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is definitely a must see museum. The tours are guided and take you through all the history involving Dinant, which is a lot! The views are also amazing. Highly recommended.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Citadel and wall by the cliff – the signature postcard photo lured us to Dinant but we were disappointed. To begin with, the citadel per se is not very well preserved. On the exterior, many of the sculptures and carvings have gone missing. Inside, there is indeed a wall of majestic & beautiful stained glass. The original has been destroyed... More 

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The Hague, Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went up to the Citadel today expecting to find some interesting tour or facts, pictures etc. instead the majority of the above area was fenced off and there was 1 sign with 8 lines of history... really disappointing. 1 star for the nice view.

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Villa Alemana, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is gorgeous and the place itself speaks volumes as to what happened there at one point in time. Unfortunately, for some reason the tour was available only in French and even knowing a little bit of French, it was quite difficult to get interested. Regardless of that, this is a must do. Lots and lots of information that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the cable car up to the citadel and a guided tour was included. The guide was marvellous. She gave the tour in 3 languages but managed to keep everyone interested. The museum and exhibits in the citadel are very interesting telling of Belgium's entrance in to WWI as well as history of much earlier battles and life of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the a little while back an we were really disappointed. You cannot visit this without a guide, who only speaks French (and dutch but this was just a summary of what he said in French, I know this because I understand both). There was somebody who spoke English in our group but he didn't even pay any attention... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice trip up the hill, you can go by foot on the stairs, or by cablecar (we did the last :). The citadelle is built on a rock at the river Meuse in the ancient days, very old buildings but most spectecular are the view over the city Dinant and the river. Nice museum with a funny tourguide (we had... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cable car, departing every five minutes, offers good access to the Citadel with stunning views into Dinant all the way up. At the top the views are striking. There are toilets, a cafe and a playground with plenty of picnic places. Following the arrows into the Citadel provides access to the fortress. Some excellent story boards and interactive displays... More 

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