This is must see place to visit even if you are not interested in WW1. Such a great way to remember the fallen soldiers who have no grave for families to visit. The last post ceremony is done every night at 8pm and also is...More
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It's impressive, it's poignant, go when it's quiet, I recommend early January. There were only 50 or so people there when we went which didn't impose at all on the moment.
Once in your lifetime this is a must to visit the 20.00. Service any night ,whether 10 people or10.000 partaking . The lone violist , the people placing a wreath or tribute the enormity of it all is very moving. " We will remember them"
I have visited the Menin Gate on three separate occasions and I have been moved each time by the immensity of the loss that this monument symbolises. The people of Ypres deserve thanks for the respect that they show to the fallen. Every evening, for...More
A wonderful memorial, difficult to come to terms with the amount of names on every wall, So many lives lost, the 8pm daily minutes silence and last post played by the bugle is very touching. Crowds gather every single night paying there respects for all...More
This memorial gate at the entrance to Ypres has the names of the fallen from WWI whose graves are unknown except New Zealanders. Their names are all on the memorial wall at Tyne Cot cemetery on the instructions of Prime Minister Massey. That too is...More
To appreciate the full scale of peoples fathers, sons, brothers and uncles who lost their life but have no known grave a visit to the Menin Gate is a must, especially when you consider that this was the main route from Ypres to the frontline...More