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Address: Place Reine Astrid 3-5, Dinant 5500, Belgium
Phone Number:
+32 82 22 36 70
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It was between 1818, and 1821, during the Dutch occupation, that the...

It was between 1818, and 1821, during the Dutch occupation, that the citadel was built in its current form. Throughout the kitchen, the bakery and the forge, you will discover the daily life of 400 soldiers that were living there. Don't forget to visite our new space 1914-1918, explaining all the fights that took place in dinant during the first world war.

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Lovely view of the city!

Very accessible- even with pram by a rope way. If you seek adventure you can climb all the way in stairs too. Beautiful view and very good historical information!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very accessible- even with pram by a rope way. If you seek adventure you can climb all the way in stairs too. Beautiful view and very good historical information!

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only after you pay and go up do you realise that it is not possible to just wander around. Unfortunately, after waiting for the guided tour to start, despite the guide speaking English, our group of 11 were told that only French and Dutch would be used by the guide because a third language would take too long. We just... More 

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Thank Maria S
Brussels, Belgium
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there in December.It was a rainy day.we went up through the cable car which gives a spectacular view of the city.if you are going in summer you could take a boat trip also.i think a combined ticket you will get in the entrance.thank god rain stopped after some time and the view was spectacular from the top.The fort... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

- Dinant is a small quaint village about one hour from Brussels and 1.5hrs to Luxembourg city - You can drive to Citadel and park for free - Take the guided tour (check if it is available in English) without which you don't see much - After tour take the cable car down, once you exit you'll find plenty of... More 

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Thank oneworldmanywonders
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

The Citadel of Dinant provides a breathtaking view of the city and is perfect to visit on a sunny day! Beware, the teleferic is general out of order during winter (except for Friday, Saturday and Sunday), so you have to take a deep breath and go up the 409 steps until the top of the Citadel. Once you arrive at... More 

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Thank Faidrak
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

It's a nice escape from Brussels. Nothing to buy from shops, Just drink beer and eat. You must take a lot of photos from the castle,you must go up there. The ticket for the castle 8,5 €/person . Go inside the Virgin Mary churce. Go to see the statue of Charles de Gaulle. Go to see the sax.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

My fater-in-law is from Belgium, so we have made many trips here over the years. This past summer we visited the Citadel of Dinant, I was amazed at the improvements made since the last time we visited 10 years ago. First, make sure to stop at the Cathedral at the bottom of the Citadel. It is free and has never... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

I would describe one of my latest trip, had it with some friends of mine. I went to Dinant, a little city collocated in the region of Walloon in Belgium, but at the same time big in other ways because there are many things to do. I especially would like to talk about the "La Citadelle" which is a mountain,... More 

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Thank Manuel M
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Arriving on the top, you can see the entire view of this romantic & historic place gives. Inside the history of Belgium & City per se is being showcased. It's surreal upon roaming the citadel , you're traveling back on war years. Very informative , one of the best place to visit, it reminds of the great heroes of Belgium.... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

The citadel itself would have been a very short visit, information in English was limited but the views spectacular. The exhibition of sand sculptures of Disney characters entertained for long and the cafe and children's playground went down well

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