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Walk the ramparts to properly appreciate Ypres

Walking the ramparts is a must for any first-time visitor to Ypres and along the way you will find... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Newbury, United Kingdom
Nice Walk

This cemetery is situated near the Menin Gate and forms part of a lovely walk in Ypres. Beautifully... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

Walking the ramparts is a must for any first-time visitor to Ypres and along the way you will find this small war graves cemetery, as well as enjoying the views and the wild life that is being encourage as part of restoration and maintenance of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

This cemetery is situated near the Menin Gate and forms part of a lovely walk in Ypres. Beautifully kept but somehow not as impressive as the other cemeteries that are situated in the middle of the countryside.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

An easy 10 minute walk from Menin Gate along the Ramparts through pleasant wooded area. Actual cemetary is in a peaceful spot overlooking a lake and as expected very well maintained . Very moving to read headstones of our brave young men dying so early...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

The cemetery is situated above the Lille Gate entrance to Ypres, the cemetery banks slope down to the moat making the cemetery one of the most picturesque cemeteries to visit in Belgium

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael K
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We arrived in Ypres fairly late on a Friday so wanted to do a little around Ypres Town where we were staying. We had read the Ramparts Walk was a pleasant stroll and that it was. Around the edge of the Town following the wide...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dave H
Reviewed 31 October 2018

This small Cemetery is near the Lille Gate end of the almost 2.5 klm Ramparts Walk. It's very well looked after and we were interested in the Australian and Canadian and NewZealand war Graves and went to pay respect to the brave young soldiers who...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nanette132
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Ramparts (Lille Gate) Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery Ypres Belgium is a burial ground for those fallen in WW1 on the Western Front beginning with some fallen French soldiers in 1914.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Ideally situated on the ramparts overlooking the lake a beautiful resting place, tranquil and silent. The register and visitors book all interesting, located in the wall by the gate.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KeithbathD
Reviewed 6 October 2018

I found this cemetery whilst walking around ramparts of Ypres. A small cemetery but still a moving experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John1956a
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

This is where so many good men died and the war graves commission do a wonderful job of looking after the fallen . May they all rest in peace knowing they got the job done. A lovely place and peaceful and lovely

Date of experience: October 2018
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