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Sans Souci Palace

Milot, Haiti
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Although now in ruins, its story is inspiring.

On the edge of the village of Milot, you usually visit here on the way to the Citadelle. Although... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Ron and Jeanne B
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Dallas, Texas
History everyone needs to know

Sans Souci should be on any history buff's bucket list. I have been 25+ times and am still... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
MLW319
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Petionville, Haiti
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4 Jun 2018
“Although now in ruins, its story is inspiring.”
5 Mar 2018
“History everyone needs to know”
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Milot, Haiti
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

On the edge of the village of Milot, you usually visit here on the way to the Citadelle. Although ruined now, enough remains to be inspired by the story behind its creation and destruction. It was built by a former back slave who aimed to...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Sans Souci should be on any history buff's bucket list. I have been 25+ times and am still learning.

Thank MLW319
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This WHS site exceeded my expectations. A remarkable marvel in the heart of Haiti. I highly recommend Johny Remy as a guide. He is knowledgeable and thoughtful.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

If you go to Milot and you are lucky enough to meet with Maurice Etienne from Lakou Lakay ask him to take you to the Sans Souci Palace. This guy has the local knowledge about this place to make you discover the beauty of the...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Small walk up a hill to reach the ruins. Cobblestone paths, so keep that in mind. The ruins are still gorgeous. I was amazed at the brick work and how they laid the bricks into beautiful patterns. Our guide told us the story of the...More

Thank Tyson M
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

The Sans Souci Palace has been called the Versailles of the New World for a reason. Although it is now in ruins, it has not lost its splendor. You can walk through the courts and sense the pride and effort that went into building this...More

Thank Samy G
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Visited Sans Souci as part of Citadelle day trip tour with CODEVI (from the DR border). Beautiful ruins of a once luxurius palace, Great spot for photos. make sure you either read about it or go with a guide so you get to really grasp...More

Thank Yvette R
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

You will go down to here to explore this one historical site after you finished exploring the citadelle with your guide.Locals don't much gather around here when i visited.I only saw fee students using the place for reading.There is no souvenir,food and water vendors.I guess...More

Thank Mchaven
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

You can almost see the courtesans entertaining though the rooms of this palace... Must have been amazing upon completion - and a good part of the history in keeping the french troops at bay.

Thank Jeni W
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