Fort Douaumont

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  • Address: 55100 Douaumont, France
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +33-329844191
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Fort

Fort Douaumont is an imposing edifice built in the year 1885 while the original stone masonry was strengthened in the year 1888. The fort was used in the World War I Battle of Verdun and was one of the highest and largest forts amongst 19 massive defensive works that had safeguarded Verdun. The fort was captured by the Germans easily and then recaptured by the French. On this day, it consists of a German cemetery and audio self-guided tours are offered that give you a glimpse of its history. The fort is very well-maintained and all the rooms are in excellent condition. At Fort Douaumont, you can take your time and understand the rich history.

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  • Fort Douaumont Address: 55100 Douaumont, France
  • Fort Douaumont Contact Number: +33-329844191
  • Fort Douaumont Timing: 10:00 am - 06:30 pm
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  • 95% of people who visit Douaumont include Fort Douaumont in their plan

  • 33.33% of people start their Fort Douaumont visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Fort Douaumont

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Fort Douaumont

People normally club together Douaumont Ossuary and Ouvrage De Froideterre while planning their visit to Fort Douaumont.

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