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Petrusse Casemates

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Address: Pl. de la Constitution, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Must see, must visit, it's a World heritage

Fantastic to take in the history and breathtaking views of this Capital City. A World Heritage not to be missed. :D

Reviewed 5 April 2017
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Fantastic to take in the history and breathtaking views of this Capital City. A World Heritage not to be missed. :D

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Evanston, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This structure is located on the lower land east from the city center and it is very close to Maquette de la Fortresse and the circular walk. This is another must see place.

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Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Worth visting if you are in Luxembourg .. Looks nice,, and you are the kind who loves exploring the place on foot then totally worth it

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Loved exploring around the Bock. Closed in late Fall and Winter, but still very cool walking around and you can get a good idea of the fortifications. I hIghly recommend hiking up and down the hills around here for views of the Bock and the other fortifications.

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1 Thank ClintPage
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Looking out over the Petrusse Casemates is very nice but as an attraction it leaves much to be desired. Firstly, it is not clear how you are supposed to access them (no signs or anything), and secondly there is no indication that they're closed when you finally do find what you assume to be the entrance, it is just closed.... More 

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Salzburg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

It took me about one hour to explore inside the casemates. Since I am a medieval time and ruin fan, I had to visit the casemates and I really enjoyed going through, enjoying views from all of the openings. You should wear good shoes since there are very many steps inside.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This area gives you an insight in the fortifications around the Luxembourg city plateau and very close to the centre.

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We were really looking forward to visiting the Casemates in Luxembourg, and with the Bock Casemates currently being closed (17 Aug 2016) we decided to visit the Petrusse Casemates. Entry fee for adults is €4 each which we thought was pretty good, and there are guided tours available a few times a day in different languages (extra cost). we were... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

I loved this, being an engineer, a lover of architecture, and archaeology. I learned a lot from a tour of the Petrusse Casemates at Brock. Vauban was senior military engineer, the finest builder of fortifications, and attacker of them of his era, for a hundred years. It was said that a city (under siege) taken by Vauban was a city... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

When in Luxembourg city do go for a walk in the area and finish it off with one of their local beers. some of the spots look like they come out of a post card.

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