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“Nice commentary” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fort National

Fort National
Ranked #8 of 61 things to do in Saint-Malo
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Owner description: Built in 1689 to protect the city.
UK
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“Nice commentary”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

Our guided tour of the Fort National was excellent. Our guide was interesting and amusing. There are printed sheets for non-French speakers. Make sure you check the opening times before going out to the fort as it is inaccessible at high tide. The Tourist Office just outside the walls has a list of opening times.

Visited May 2013
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Landstuhl, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“Beautiful views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2013

The views to this are amazing from the city walls of St. Malo. Especially with sunshine. We didn't have time to cross over and see it up close.

Visited March 2013
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Newport, S.wales
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“spectacular”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

Views out to sea and back to the beaches and shore were also breathtaking.
Amazing to think much of it had to be rebuilt after WWII bombings and everyhing looks like its been there for millennia.

Visited October 2012
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kuala lumpur
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317 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Great view and nice eateries”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2012

Walked along the fort on a clear day and the views were amazing. The sea, the beaches, the cruise ships and boats surrounding the fort was a sight.
Inside the fort, there were many eateries serving great food and there was one selling local pastries which was really good and obviously very populor.
Several old buildings with newer ones provided a mixed feeling of medieval and modern times.
An interesting place to visit indeed.

Visited September 2012
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Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Beautiful walk and views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2012

The Castle is really nice and well preserved. I didn't get the chance to see it from inside, but the walk on the fortification and the wall all around the city is amazing. You have views of the city, the sea, the beach and other fortifications. There are cafés and bars all over the wall, you can enjoy a drink with beautiful views.

Visited August 2012
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