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National History Park - Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers
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Citadelle Laferriere Sightseeing Tour from Cap-Haitien
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Drive to Milot or take a taxi. You can pay U.S. cash and for the entrance at the tourism booth (they also speak English at the tourism booth). I think I paid around $60USD for 4 people including the tour guide. Get a horse ( approx $15 US, moto, or drive up to the Citadel. It is very steep, unless you are accustomed to hiking. It is also very,very hot bring water, sunscreen. There is also a coconut guy so you can get a coconut.Be prepared to also tip the people who walk with the horse.

They are also building a museum inside the Citadel yay!

Thank romij647
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

This was such a pleasant surprise. Totally unexpected and totally blown away! Even the pictures I had seen did not seem to do it justice as for being there in person. It was a jewel of a find in the Caribbean. A Must See!

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Reviewed 12 April 2016

I've read a lot about Sans Souci Palace and I'm glad I went!
Hired a local guide. It was helpful but not indispensable.
The old man ended up asking five times more than he initially asked for. I gave him the initial price we initially agreed on.
Beatiful part of Haitien's history!

1  Thank Philippe M
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

We had such a wonderful visit at the citadel and sans Soucis yesterday. A lot of the tourists I tour with always want to challenge themselves of the hiking to the citadel, and when you do that, it gives you a taste of how hard the slaves worked to build this amazing castle, on no foundation but on the rock of the mountain. It teaches you how much freedom is to be highly valued. The sight, the breeze, all those cannons, the history of this place, it's just wonderful.

I would recommend everyone visiting Haiti to take at least that one tour, You will be amazed that Haiti is not exactly what you see on the tv.

Thank Haitian C
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

Hiking to the top of the Citadel takes stamina, although mules are available. The Citadel, built to fend off a possible attack by Napoleon, is an enormous fortress built on the hilltops. A new parking area at the base, with restroom and diagrams is helpful. Be aware that there are many safety hazards once you are in the Citadel: no handrails for steep rock steps (which may also be in the dark or wet), no fencing or warning for severe drop offs from great heights. Vendors and potential tour guides likely to be quite aggressive given Haiti's terrible economy.

Thank Buckley941
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