The fact that the visit of those cannot be made without being accompanied by a person elected by the commune of Namur made only confirm our suspicions. Indeed, throughout the year, the various accesses to the undergrounds are closed by solids gates out of steel. The input is allowed only in the presence of a guide and always while following a route clearly marked out. When the visitor tries to venture towards a darker passage to the variation, he early fall again on a firmly padlocked grid or is recalled to the command by the guide. To our request on what could hide well these "secondary" accesses, the communal employee answered only vaguely while arguing that the galleries either lead to a dead-end, or were flooded, or were of a difficult and dangerous access for the tourists.

One of the many dorrs, with heavy ferronery that stop the access to the undergrounds of the citadel.

    Our investigation then led us to consult the files of the town of Namur in order to obtain a plan of the undergrounds. At this place, it was well provided to us a plan, but which appeared quite incomplete by place. Again, the archivist eluded our questions by explaining us that the complete census of the undergrounds of the citadel proved to be extremely difficult because of the bad condition of some of those and of the lack of means whose city lays out to work with their restorations.

   It is at the time when our investigation started to trample that we were contacted by a witness who appeared extremely useful for the continuation. Emma (it is at least the name under which she was presented to us) had seen us at the time of our visits in the undergrounds and to the files. As she declared it to us, she thought that we could perhaps help her in his search for what she called a "transfer". With our great regret for her, she was much more invaluable to us than we could not come to her help.

The arsenal down to the "mediane" where the architecture could remind the one of the Tower.

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