Namur is an ancient Celtic town dating back to the dawn of human existence.
Both Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon remains have been found there.
the confluence of the Muese and Sambre Rivers, the town has been destroyed
many times throughout its rich history, so most of the early settlements have
been lost to the mists of time.
Still, there is plenty to see in Namur. Not the least of this is Meat
Hall, a 16th century masterpiece belying the ugliness of its name.
Known by college students worldwide, the third weekend of September finds
Namur in the throes of the Walloon Festival, three days of binge drinking and
partying in the streets.
The Citadel of Namur is one of the most impressive edifices in Europe.
Much like the Rock of Cashel in County Tipperary, Ireland, the Citadel of
Namur was constructed over many centuries.
It was begun in the 3rd century by the Romans and work continued until the