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Address: Milot, Cap-Haitien, Haiti
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Citadelle Laferriere Sightseeing Tour from Cap-Haitien
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Amazing! A must see in Haiti

We loved this day trip from Cap Haitien. The folks at the bottom of the hill are fairly aggressive but just trying to make a living. We did hire a guide as we had kids. Not... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this day trip from Cap Haitien. The folks at the bottom of the hill are fairly aggressive but just trying to make a living. We did hire a guide as we had kids. Not sure that we needed one. When you get to the upper parking lot where the horses are there is a man named Willis who... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem close to CAP. Is Avery nice hike on well maintained road and the views once you are up are amazing. The Citadelle itself is a marvel of history and architecture. Is a must place to visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A facinating historic fort on the road less travelled. Haiti struggles with its infrastructure so it is surprising the energy that has been put into making this a much visited historic site. Slowly it is taking on the mantle of a well managed location but really needs the finishing touches. The interior museum is built but contains no artifacts as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the views, the history, and the ride up. Be sure to ride the horse, it would be a long walk if you do not. If you can get a translator who can explain the history.

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Thank Hoover A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice historic place. I would recomend to get a guide since they know well the history of the place and they will take you to the ruins of another Castle and tell you its story in a very nice and simple way! If you have a health problem you should rent a donkey and go up on it. Buy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the citadelle on a day that it was quite foggy. The citadelle literally loomed up as a ship from the fog. This is especially special as it was modelled on a ship. Apparently kind Christoph is buried here somewhere (couldn't find him though ;-). The history of the fort (why it was built, how, that is was never... More 

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Cap-Haitien, Haiti
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The is citadel is one of most visited place in Haiti ( well deserved ) if you go to Haiti and you dont visit the citadel then you haven't been to Haiti

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The hike up there is a bit of a challenge, but doable, and well worth the effort. Our group had hired a car and guide to facilitate things. I also had a young man (perhaps 11 years old) who latched onto the old lady in the group (that would be me) and shared stories about the place and his own... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

The Citadelle is one of the beautiful place in Haiti! it was my biggest experience during the summer in 2016. Ride horse, take photos, the view in the mountains, the fresh air, eat "bouillon" the story of the Citadelle is Just amazing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

view of the city, the mountains and beyond. we heard about the hike but it wasn't very long. there are quite a few things to see. We had a guide which makes it a bit more interesting since I didn't know too much about the history before

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