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Le fort Saint-Nicolas
Fort Saint-Nicolas

4.3/5
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Address: 4 Rue Ducré, 72000 Le Mans
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Phone: +33 4 91 13 89 00

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The ordinary castle was once used as a prison.

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  • Dimitris L
    Dimitris L
    Lisbon, Lisbon District, Central Portugal
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    Great views

    This fort is a 17th century construction with some quite interesting history within its fortifications. it was built high on a hill, and was meant to warn against attacks to the city, but also acted a...

    Reviewed on /Date(1593917435000+0800)/
  • WWG_CH
    WWG_CH
    Zagreb, Croatia
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    Close to the old port

    Big fort close to the old port. From here you can enjoy in spectacular views over the city and port. Jut check is it possible to go inside because they are in some renovation

    Reviewed on /Date(1569466491000+0800)/
  • EvanBocaFL
    EvanBocaFL
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    Medieval Fort at the Entrance to the Old Port

    Wander inside this restored medieval fort and appreciate the many audio-visual shows in key rooms. Also, see the ramparts, with a nice view of the narrow entrance to the old port. Cross the two pedest...

    Reviewed on /Date(1558518521000+0800)/
  • on_the_go_98765
    on_the_go_98765
    Tucson
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    Across from the Fort Saint-Jean

    Both these fortifications were built in the 1660's by King Louix XIV. During the 1790's it was attacked and badly damaged by the local citizenry. It was restored (sort of) in 1834 as Napoleon III sa...

    Reviewed on /Date(1538103020000+0800)/
  • dvkremk
    dvkremk
    Chicago
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    No access

    As others have reported the gates were locked to enter. I looked online and the website said that you can only visit if you organize it through the office of tourism.

    Reviewed on /Date(1517706598000+0800)/

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