Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun boasts notable 17th-century architecture. The underground galleries are almost 7 km (4.3 mi) long, and were dug for shelter and for storing weapons. The citadel played an important role as a repository in World War I. The site reveals a great deal of information about the lives of the soldiers who fought here. PutCitadelle Souterraine de Verdun into our Verdun visit app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Citadelle Souterraine de Verdun reviews
I visited the Citadel in Verdun for the first time; all Covid measures in place and everything was very well done in that manner. The lady operating the welcome desk was very lovely, managed to find..... more »
I absolutely love all things history so was really looking forward to our tour booked here. Unfortunately though, it was rubbish. It's badly signposted so you don't know where the entrance is. The..... more »
One of the WORST tours I've even been on. Some half put together mannequins. Poorly mixed sound. Too dark to actually see what we came to see - the fort! The story that they told did nothing to talk about the war, the battle, the fort, the politics of the time... to be honest, I have no clear idea what they were trying to tell us about. There should also be clear warnings that there is no way to get off the train/ride. And that you are trapped in the dark for ~25 min with strangers. Oh and do not bring your children on this tour.
Very impressive. Tells a breathtaking story!
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