Citadel

Interesting
TheTour Joyeuse , once part of the former Counts Castle, is on the right climbing up theRoute Merveilleuse . A terrace in the north-east corner of the rocky spur offers a beautifulpanorama of the Sambre and Meuse valley. The road then reaches theKeep , runs between two of the former castle'stowers and crosses the moat to thefortress . The 15C and 16C Mediane bastion and 17C Terra Nova bastion have a complex defensive architecture.

Useful information

Address:

rte Merveilleuse 60, 5000 Namur

Price:

free of charge

Opening hours

Apr-Oct: 8am-7pm; rest of year: 8am-5pm or 6pm

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