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French National Cemetery

Citadelle 15, Dinant 5500, Belgium
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Peaceful and quiet

The cemetry is located at top of the citadelle and is very well maintained and once can feel the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sunil M
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New Delhi, India
Simply lovely.

I’ve visited many war cemeteries over the years and was touched by the simplicity of this one, with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
johnhouston2
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Peaceful and quiet”
4 weeks ago
“Simply lovely.”
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Citadelle 15, Dinant 5500, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cemetry is located at top of the citadelle and is very well maintained and once can feel the peace surronding the place, even though it denotes a very traumatising and dramatic part of history of the war. Peace and calm surround the area, giving...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’ve visited many war cemeteries over the years and was touched by the simplicity of this one, with each grave marked by a simple, wooden cross. Lovely and rather touching.

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Reviewed November 3, 2017

as we used car going up to citadel of Dinant, we noticed this small cemetery, located just 20 meters before the ticket box gate. comparing to so many famous and big war cemeteries in Belgium, this cemetery just very regular, but respect to those soldiers....More

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Reviewed August 23, 2016

A very respectable cemetary, for the 1000's killed at those un-needed wars in Europe. It is near a well kept modern playground for children, and we thought that at least the hope for the new generation is that no more wars will be held

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Reviewed February 22, 2016

sitting atop Citadelle de Dinant is a memorial to visit.No entry restrictions or fees as such , one just have to take a minimal fees of 3 or 4 euros to go out of the small pubic park and enter the cemetery.

Thank chinu55
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Reviewed November 2, 2015

The French National Cemetery is a very small and simple cemetery. See it because you are close - beside the Citadel. It is not really an attraction.

Thank Marcelo P
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

If you are at the Citadelle and go to the playground at "Les Canons", cafeteria, it is hard to miss the cemetery. Go and honor the fallen.

Thank Tim D
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Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

This cemetery is just outside the citadel, so easy to visit. But instead of quiet contemplation it offers the noise of a children's amusement park right next to it. You do wonder about town planners at times!

Thank Psasha
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Reviewed August 17, 2014

Once we arrived at the parking lot of the Citadel, we discovered this French National Cemetery. It contains victims of war from WWI and WWII. It's quite symmetric laid..

Thank Robby G C
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