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Belfort Citadel & The Lion of Belfort

Belfort Citadel, Belfort, France
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It was a shame that weather was so bad. It poured and rained the whole day. We couldn't even go for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Burghausen, Germany
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It's there - it'll wait

Ok to have seen, but might as well admire it from down below while sipping coffee. The lion can be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Terrible1%
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“It's there - it'll wait”
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Belfort Citadel, Belfort, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a shame that weather was so bad. It poured and rained the whole day. We couldn't even go for a walk. But it seems quite impressive. Better luck next time I suppose.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok to have seen, but might as well admire it from down below while sipping coffee. The lion can be difficult to get good pictures of, it needs a specific angle and light to come to life in your pictures.

Thank fegu
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

You pay 1 eu. To be right under the Lion. It is not a tourist destination for most, so this place is very quite. You could see a vista of old town of Belfort.

Thank claudiajchun
Reviewed 27 April 2017

As impressive as this cliff sculpture is, as scenic are the views over the city, we happened on it several days after viewing the Lion of Lucerne. If you have a choice, see the latter. If your in Belfort, not only is this not to...More

Thank 277mjw
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The Lion of Belfort is the main tourist attraction in the town. 20min walk the Gare SNCF train station. You need to climb up the hill to have a good view of the lion and the town. If you driving to the destination, parking area...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017

The Belfort Citadel commands a good portion of the old part of Belfort. We were there a bit off season and were unable to enjoy the subterranean areas of the historic fortress. But the sun was out and the skies were blue, and that was...More

Thank DroitShadow
Reviewed 5 November 2016

One of the most interesting visits I have had in France and all for free except a few euros to get really close up to the lion well worth it. Views from the top of the fort are amazing walk is stiff but you can...More

Thank MistyCat_8
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My Hubster & I were on vacay- but he works in Belfort. He coerced me to walk up to see the Lion (wow!) and then continue to the top of the fort! Totally amazing views from the top! We really enjoyed it!

Thank lafff
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great place to spend time with family or friends on a sunny day. Prepare comfortable shoes for the hiking

Thank Wants2beacat
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Were unaware of history of area and were pleasantly surprised by the Lion and Citadel. Quite a hike up to visit but well worth the effort. Lion very different to most monuments and a good landmark,although not lit up at night. Token cost of €1...More

Thank JoWebb59
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