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WW1 trenches at Hill 62 and Sanctuary Wood Battle of Ypres taking place in Belgium

trenches at Hill 62 and Sanctuary Wood Battle of Ypres, Belgium. An amazing sight to see such well preserved trenches.

Day trip to Ypres and the World War I battlefields in Belgium

Day Trip to Ypres and World War I Battlefields in Belgium

See the best of Ypres and the World War I battlefields in Belgium with this day trip itinerary. - Tyne Co, Essex Farm war cemetery, trenches, Yser tower and

Belgium - Ypres The site of the Blacksmithing event in September 2016

Flanders Fields Museum - loved this museum and this town - Ypres, Belgium

Menin Gate, Ypres: to see so many names of those who lost their lives is a humbling experience, to have the honour of playing here is an experience I cherish and one I will never forget.

It was amazing and sad to see the Last Post ceremony that happens here every single night. Was amazing that 3 of my friends on the trip with me were given the opportunity to lay a wreath in the ceremony on behalf of our school and town.

First World War battlefields of Ypres and the Somme - Tyne Cot. You don't truly understand how massive this cemetery is until you see it from the air..wow.

First World War Commonwealth Grave, Tyne Cot, near Ypres.

Ypres is just a small town, not nearly as famous as tourist attractions like Brussels, Antwerp or Gent and Bruges. Ypres is mostly known for WOI which didn't excite me very much at the beginning. I mean, who wants to be confronted with a violent past and death and war? When I researched a little bit more, I learned Ypres has many more things to offer. read my 7 tips to discover historic Ypres and you'll know why you have to go to this small town in Belgium.

Tips to Discover Historic Ypres in Belgium

The city Ypres is know for it's fierce battles during WWI but it has much more to offer. I give you 7 tips to discover historic Ypres.

Tyne Cot Cemetery

A very moving place to visit. So many men killed in such a short space of time.

Bunkers adjacent to Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.    It was here that Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, serving as a doctor in this dressing station, wrote "In Flanders Field".

Bunkers adjacent to Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium. It was here that Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, serving as a doctor in this dressing station, wrote "In Flanders Field".

Magic tap fountain in the town of Ypres, Belgium. I went to Ypres. The war memorials were moving, the chocolate shops were delicious, but why didn't anyone show me this?!

Magic Tap Fountains Around The World You probably saw one of these fountains like floating in the midair water taps cut off the pipe. Did you know that such magic tap fountain (whichever one of them) is not unique?

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