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Historic entrance to the Old Harbor

This is of 1700's construction and there used to be a sea-chain across the small entry to the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Very historic, particularly for Canadians

Quite an amazing building at the entrance to the boat basin. This is where Samuel de Champlain... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
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“Historic entrance to the Old Harbor”
30 Jul 2018
“Very historic, particularly for Canadians”
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is of 1700's construction and there used to be a sea-chain across the small entry to the harbor. The short, black columns on either side of the water once were threaded with chains that could be tightened up to block ships from entering. One...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honfleur is such a beautiful town with so much to see and do. I'm so looking forward to taking three coachloads of our choir, Ashford Sings! to visit in April next year. We hope to sing in front of this building on 12th April and...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Quite an amazing building at the entrance to the boat basin. This is where Samuel de Champlain sailed from in 1603. In all he made 10 trips from here. The structure is interesting, but you cannot go inside. This could be developed as a more...More

Thank Max B
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We walked by this odd-looking stone building that stands at one end of the Honfleur harbor. It was named for the 17th century King’s Lieutenant who used this building as place of residence. It was also used to control the entrance into the medieval fortress...More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed June 21, 2018

You can't go in. There's nothing but a little plaque on the out side. This is not a tourist attraction of any sort.

Thank fcfrag
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Odd shaped building at the end of the old dock. It is the only remnant left from the ancient rampart from the 16th and the 17th centuries. Check out the fortified "Caen Gate" which used to control the entrance into the medieval fortress of Honfleur.

Thank KatielouAustralia
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