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“great museums!”

Citadelle de Port-Louis
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Reviewed June 15, 2014

The site itself, perched on a cliff overlooking the entrance to Lorient harbor, is magnificent. The museums (Rescue at Sea, Indies Trade, etc) are just the right size, informative without being too detailed or too large.

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Reviewed June 3, 2014

A walk around the town is good enough, but coupled with the beach, the citadel, the museums in the citadel and the wonderful resistance memorial, this place is a must to go and see! 45 minutes from Au coin de bertrand

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Reviewed May 27, 2014

Learning about the history of the East India Company and the French Sea Rescue Service in the historic Fort, with views across to L'Orient.

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Reviewed October 25, 2013

The fort is imposing, but the real treasure is inside: the trio of museums, especially the one on the East India trade. Great artifacts w minimal English translations.

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Reviewed July 4, 2013

First came across the Citadel when it was closed.... Had to go back! The size and unique design is incredible.... They need to offer flights over it to get a better impression. Good value for money too as you get 3 museums inside as well - sea rescue, treasures of the ocean, and the history of sea trade with the East. I found the armoury and the big hall next to it the most interesting. But I would have gone just to get a feel of the place and to imagine being on those ramparts with a man-of-war trying to gain access to the port.....

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