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La Cite souterraine de Naours

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Address: 5 rue des Carrieres, 80260 Naours, France
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+33 3 22 93 71 78
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Aug 16 Hol

Freindly staff, small cafe, below ground was interesting and the recordings was informative, the lighting could be better in the fenced off tunnels etc, and it would have been... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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manchester
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

It's eleven euros to get into this attraction which isn't exactly cheap but you do get an audio guide in your own language to take round with you and can proceed at your own speed. This fascinating site has plenty to look at plus a playground for the kiddies and a cafe. Well worth a visit but you need to... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Freindly staff, small cafe, below ground was interesting and the recordings was informative, the lighting could be better in the fenced off tunnels etc, and it would have been better if the flue terminals where revealed above ground. The Go Ape course was brillant for the kids about E12 and that's for all day, there's four courses with lots of... More 

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South Shields, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

On one of our last days, this fantastic place seemed to be a revelation. At a cool 8 degrees underground, you can barely imagine what it would have been like to live in it! They cleverly moved chimneys under buildings on the surface so the Germans would only see Mills or bakeries, in order to hide. You are given a... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

There is a large underground city here that was built over many centuries and lately used during WWII. It is a very interesting visit and you spend a couple of hours wondering in dark corridors, rooms.....with the odd bat flying around (be careful not to spike them with flash fotos). The park outside is nice too, however the games for... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

The children's play park was closed. Disappointing for our young son who had to walk past it all - and it looked so appealing! If the park being open is important to your visit, it might be worth checking it's open first. Caves were interesting but we were not blown away by the experience.

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Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

The park outside was closed. Try explaining to a 6 year old that we have to walk past this fun park to get to see the ducks but we're not allowed to used the fun park!

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France
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

Very nice place to visit, with a quite rare location. well commented via guides or audio guides, and very well enlightened. Cool place, worthing the visit!

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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Dropped in to see the underground city. Fascinating hour or so of history, old and new, and also an enjoyable walk around the park afterwards. I could imagine this would be good on a rainy day but there's also plenty to do for small children with a very pleasant park full of animals. We noticed quite extensive playground equipment which... More 

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Ingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Had a rainy day and decided to visit the underground city, really pleased we did as it was a fascinating place and surprisingly had few visitors. Large car park which was good for our motorhome, and well signposted. Nice café with friendly staff, expect to spend around one hour underground. Taking a torch would be good as the lighting was... More 

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Metz, France
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Reviewed 30 May 2015

This was by far the best attraction we visited during our trip to Amiens. The underground city has a history that spans centuries, and was used as a hide-out during the WWII. We really enjoyed the historical and archaeological explanations on the audioguides (included in the entrance fees), and found it most fascinating. Before you head underground, there are also... More 

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