Citadel Of Lille- Shaped Like A Five-pointed Star

October 31, 2013 by Celine Prins

The greatest military architect of the 17th century, Sébastien le Prestre de Vauban, designed this massive fortress, shaped like a five-pointed star, after the capture of Lille by France in 1667. Made of some 60 million bricks, it still functions as a French military base. It stands at the north-eastern end of boulevard de la Liberté. Outside the 2.2km-long outer ramparts is the city centre’s largest park. Guided tours are available on Sundays.

Address: Vauban-Esquermes Vieux Lille

Telephone number: +33 (03) 20 21 94 39

Tags: discoveries

Celine Prins Celine Prins is an international model that lived in major cities around the world like; Paris, Sydney, New-York, London and Barcelona just to name a few. Next to modeling she loves to be an entrepreneur and help out the community.


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