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german WW1 cemetery
Klerkenstraat, Langemark, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Like all cemeteries around Flanders you cannot help being moved by the sacrifices made on both sides of the Great War. Spotless and well maintained.

Thank WinteringhamSteve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It serves as a German memorial, but with mass graves and little light along with disrepair and cracked headstones, it's not the nicest place to visit.

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you visit Tyne Cot, you see a bright, open cemetery, with white gravestones and colorful flowers. That is a cemetery of victors. Come to this cemetery to see the marked contrast that is the last resting place of the defeated. It is somber and...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The difference in atmosphere between here and Essex Farm was marked. We didn't have to tell the students to be quiet - they were visibly affected by the solemness and understated nature of this place of remembrance

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 13 August 2018

A visit to this or any other major German WWI cemetery is a must, as they are places with a strong, mournful atmosphere. Polar opposites to the CWGC cemeteries, they really reinforce the perspective that war is tragedy, regardless of your viewpoint. The overhanging trees...More

Thank FoxWynne
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The panels around the mass grave at Langemark give not only the names of the men and women that are buried at it but as well the names of soldiers who are missing in Belgium. Plot A are burials from before WW II moved to...More

Thank JohanR992
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

A stark contrast to commonwealth cemeteries (both should be visited and compared, it is very interesting), the German cemetery has a solemn and mournful feel to it. The black stone slabs indicate the burials of soldiers, and a mass burial site of 25,000 soldiers. There...More

Thank KellyS3210
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Having visited many Allied Cemetaries during our trip, we thought it only right to visit a German Cemetary, the intention to get a perspective on the differences. Now to say there are many differences, would be an understatement. The entrance is a small museum, come...More

1  Thank ERIC B
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Visited Langemark after visiting Tyne Cot and the difference is quite considerable. Langemark felt very dark and depressing, the stone and additional materials used to make it were of a dark colour, it was colder inside the cemetery and a noticeable difference was made as...More

Thank Stobartben
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Having visited the British and Allied cemeteries this comes as such a contrast. Much more sombre. No white stones and colourful rose bushes. However ....immaculately kept - respectful,peaceful and very dignified. Important to see the difference. A chance to remember the young men also just...More

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I believe it is open from 9 am to 6 pm every day