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National History Park - Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers

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If you are not in Haiti, you can already book a flight from Miami International Airport to Cap... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2015
Adrian D
Cap-Haitien, Haiti

History as always been my best subject, by experiencing 1st hand I was transported back to the 18th... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2014
Valery M
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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Reviewed 16 May 2015

The ruined palace was interesting to visit, but expensive, because we were told that we had to hire a guide (my sister, who lives in Haiti, seemed to think this was legit). His English was okay, but he clearly had memorized specific phrases and kept...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2015

If you are not in Haiti, you can already book a flight from Miami International Airport to Cap Haitien International Airport, they have 1 flight everyday,. next, you have to book a hotel, there are plenty of nice, good, elegant, local themed hotels around Cap...More

1  Thank Adrian D
Reviewed 30 July 2014

History as always been my best subject, by experiencing 1st hand I was transported back to the 18th century with the help of very knowledgeable guide Maurice Etienne who directs the Centre Culturel Lakou Lakay witch is where we had a great lunch food and...More

1  Thank Valery M
Reviewed 23 May 2014

The ruined Sans Souci apparently rivaled Versailles before it was destroyed by an earthquake. I'm not sure about that, but I enjoyed our guided tour. Lots of nature at the site too, including many hummingbirds. It's great this is included in the ticket price for...More

1  Thank budgetexpert
Reviewed 24 September 2012

The Citadel built shortly after Haiti's Independence is an amazing site and place to visit. It is definitely worth the trip if you are anywhere near Cap Haitien. You must remember that you are in Haiti so at every turn, you will be asked or...More

5  Thank CinciVick
Reviewed 18 August 2012

Haiti isn't a place for tourists, but if you are here and have transportation and can handle a lack of facilities, this is a must. One of the most amazing sights in my life, and I'm a heavy traveler. If you go by yourself (not...More

5  Thank Alexander509
Reviewed 1 July 2012

All the comments are correct here about the wonderful views and great experience. A couple pieces of advice: You don't HAVE to take a horse or walk to the top. There is a paved road that is fully accessible to any 4WD vehicle (and probably...More

6  Thank TravelHard B
Reviewed 5 May 2012

I have already written a long review of the Citadel -- with info about to Cap Hatien. To see it, go to "Things to do" in Cap Hatien, and click on the "Citadelle" option. There you will find my review and many others. Here I...More

8  Thank ViajeroIndiana
Reviewed 6 July 2010

This was a very good experience. Getting there is a little hectic but it's worth it. I never thought such sites even existed in the Caribbean. A must see.

8  Thank travelbee77
Reviewed 21 January 2010

I have been to La Citadelle on two occasions. Once in 1997 and again in 2007. Both trips were amazing and a reminder of the beauty of Haiti. It is a long walk from the town of Milot at the base of the hill up...More

6  Thank EsAyJay
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