Fort du Réduit

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Rue du Réduit 59000 Lille
Fort Saint-Sauveur, also known as Fort du Réduit, is a former reduced fort on rue du Réduit in Lille. Its chapel was listed as a historic monument in 1910, and the rest of the fort in 19461.


After Louis XIV took Lille in 1667, Vauban wanted the city to become, in his own words, "the most finished place in the kingdom". He built the Citadelle, enlarging the perimeter, fortifying and reinforcing the walls with bastions. In 1673, he added Fort Saint Sauveur, later known as Fort du Réduit, a...

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Fort du Réduit
Rue du Réduit 59000 Lille
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