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Ramparts Cemetery

Rijselsepoort, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Sitting alongside the Lille gate in Ypres it's very easy to drive straight past this site but it's very much worth a stop to visit this beautifully maintained cemetery overlooking the river and pay your respects to the young men laying there.

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Vancouver
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189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We walked along the city ramparts, remnants of a medieval defense system, in order to reach the Ramparts Cemetery. This walk is very pleasant on a warm day as mature trees and shrubbery provide shade. There is a wide canal beside the wall which provides some interest as people fish from platforms and ducks swim in the water. We started... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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208 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It's on the ramparts within the city of Ypres and only a short walk away but a great location as usual it's well maintained and worth a visit

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Watford, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

All the War Graves in the vicinity of Ypres are beautifully kept and fitting memorials to those poor souls who gave their lives during the First World War. The Ramparts Cemetery is not as large as some, but it is well worth a visit and, like the others, has an atmosphere which cannot be described. It brings home just how... More

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Launceston, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A small, but equally important cemetry for British forces on the Western Front. In easy walking distance from the old Ypres town it sits in a tranquil setting beside the Ypres canal.

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Ampthill, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

a very quiet cemetery, found along the rampart walk,along by the waters edge. a lovely place to be laid to rest. but still very moving as are all the cemeteries.

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Congleton
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17 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Ramparts cemetery is fairly small but still very moving. You can get there by taking a delightful 1km walk from Menin Gate; the walk is along a tree line path alongside the river. Worth the walk.

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Tayside
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Small British military cemetery in a lovely position close-by the Lille Gate and ramparts in Ieper, There is a nice walk along the ramparts and can be followed through parkland up to the Menin Gate.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A beautiful spot to be laid to rest. There is a grave of a South Staffs Soldier who was from Oak Street In Quarry Bank, Dudley. Also Maori Soldiers.

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This has all the things you see elsewhere but perched on the Ypres ramparts benefiting from a view of the wide moat and the landscape beyond the south of the town it probably has the best aspect of most of the Graves Commission sites. When we were there the mottled sun playing across the headstones as it came through the... More

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