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Address: Vimy Ridge National Historic Site of Canada, 62580 Vimy, France
Phone Number: 03 21 50 68 68
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What a beautiful memorial for so many who did the ultimate sacrifice at such young ages. A must see for firstly every Canadian, and fellow human being .

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Bridgewater, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful memorial for so many who did the ultimate sacrifice at such young ages. A must see for firstly every Canadian, and fellow human being .

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Very sobering visit to Vimy Ridgs to see how close the Canadians were to the German forces. The trenches and bomb craters bring home the devastation in this area. The views from the monument show how important this ridge was for the war effort.

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Langley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If you are Canadian and visit France, you really should take some time to visit Vimy Ridge. The monument is massive and moving - just make sure you read up on the battle and the monument itself before coming so you have some context for it. Or take a guided tour that goes here - such as the Grand Tour... More 

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Wow what a fantastic setting and beautiful and MASSIVE sculpture. its size is an appropriate reminder of what happened here a century or so ago

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The main monument is a birds nest that overlooks the vast green lands where the trenches were and the view is moving. The monument has the names of all the fallen soldiers, and I spotted a few that I could be related to. It was really interesting to see the battlegrounds and intriguing that we could not step in certain... More 

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Cardiff
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Although this is a memorial to the Canadian soldiers who died at Vimy Ridge during the First World War, it is so beautiful and poignant that anyone from any nation visiting the battlefield sites really should include this in their itinerary.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Vimy Ridge was a significant battleground during WW I. Held by the Germans for many years it was finally taken by the Canadians in 1917. Today visitors can visit a beautiful interpretation centre and take a guided tour through the immense underground tunnel system built by the Canadians. Your guide also takes you through Allied and German trenches. The most... More 

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Ridgetown, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

A definite must see for any Canadian or who is interested in the experience of WWI for the soldiers. The memorial itself is beautiful and moving, a true work of monumental art in memory of the soldiers that dies in the battle of Vimy Ridge and elsewhere in the war. The interpretive centre with the tours of the trenches, tunnels... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Visiting here really brought to light what soldiers went through in the first world war. With intact trenches from the Canadians and Germans, along with various monuments, including the one on Vimy Ridge. It is incredible to visit here and to stand in the same places where so many perished. If you're doing a trip around Franc and/or Belgium to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This place, with all the intact trenches is so moving. I really recommend it. Even young kids will draw benefit from a visit.

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Address: Address: Vimy Ridge National Historic Site of Canada, 62580 Vimy, France
Phone Number: 03 21 50 68 68
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Vimy

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