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Beautiful Cemetery

This is a beautiful cemetery within easy walking distance of Ypres. Many of the other cemeteries... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Family visit with Grandchildren

Had a great visit here with the children and Grandchildren to the Menin gate we watched the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful cemetery within easy walking distance of Ypres. Many of the other cemeteries are in the middle of the countryside accessible only by car or tours. Immaculately kept as usual.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great visit here with the children and Grandchildren to the Menin gate we watched the Memorial service which is on at 8pm each evening and very moving and all the more poignant as the Grandchildren had been learning about the Menin Gate at...More

Thank Dramaqueenie5
Reviewed 2 days ago

An easy 10 minute walk from the Market place to find this cemetary located in the middle of the town. Row upon row of immaculately maintained head stones of brave young men. A very sombering place when you read headstones -some unidentified but most are...More

Thank scunny1
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is well worth visiting but be mindful of the fact that there are thousands of young /middle aged/ all buried here, it is so sad to know that War is useless. I could not come to the fact that the remains are mothers sons,...More

Thank Hilda W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beauty of this, the size of this, and the enormity of what it all stands for is something I will never forget on such a beautiful autumn day. We will remember them.

Thank paula542016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Admission and parking free within opening hours to pay respects and visit this well organized and well kept war memorial cemetary.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Ypres Reservoir Cemetery is one of two Commonwealth cemeteries in the city center. The other is the stunningly located Ramparts cemetery. They are beautifully maintained by CWGC (Commonwealth War Graves Commission) along with 41 other WW1 cemeteries and memorials (Menin Gate, for example) in Belgium,...More

Thank Derek M
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Just on the edge of town and another well kept tribute. My Grandadfather returned but I was able to show respect to members of his battalion that were lost in Ypres.

Thank David N
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I visited this well manicured and well managed cemetery early in the morning and even though there are buildings around it, it was an oasis of calm and a very moving place to visit, It is well worth visiting to pay ones respects and think...More

Thank Roger L
Reviewed 5 September 2018

A large CWGC concentration cemetery. Located in the town of Ypres, this cemetery is a little unusual as most of the cemeteries are usually in peaceful countryside. Well worth the 10 minutes walk from the town centre to visit. Two of the graves are brothers...More

Thank richardt9499
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