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€1m makeover for underground citadel tours

01:00 28/10/2017

The city of Namur has unveiled a new design for the underground guided tours at the Citadel.

The tours cover 500m of the seven kilometres of tunnels, which were built over the centuries for military purposes.

The new scenography follows renovation works in 2015 and 2016 and cost €1.125 million. The project is part of a plan to renovate the whole Citadel, at a total cost of €28 million.

A cutting-edge lighting system was inaugurated in October. The €1.813 million project, largely financed by the Walloon Region, involved replacing existing halogen lamps by 295 led lights.

Written by The Bulletin