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Royal Citadel, Plymouth

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The Royal Citadel in Plymouth, Devon, England, was built in the late 1660s to the design of Sir Bernard de Gomme. It is at the eastern end of Plymouth Hoe overlooking Plymouth Sound, and encompasses the site of the earlier fort that had been built in the time of Sir Francis Drake.
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  • We walked around it and passed it a number of times during the weekend, but tour available is limited and only on certain days.  more »
  • Just passing by in this amazing view especially on a sunny day. Some historic information along the way as well which is really worth knowing.  more »
  • Fabulous afternoon spent on a guided tour of this place. It is still active so you can't just wander about. Our guide was knowledgeable and answered questions really nicely.  more »
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  • Although you can walk around the outside of the fort itself, due to the fact that this is an active army base, civilians are not permitted inside.
  • Not an easy place to visit, great level of history. Worth checking the schedule of open days.
  • A feat for eyes... Nice beautiful climate and having historical importance.
  • I have not been in, but it looks very interesting from the outside
  • A Plymouth boy all my life and never been in the Citadel....Fascinating look at a bit of Plymouths military history

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