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Address: Rijselsestraat, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium

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Beautiful gothic building

It's a beautiful, gothic style building, reconstructed after WWI. It is open for church services and actually does not operate as an attraction-museum. If you find it open have a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2016
ThanosFot
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Athens, Greece

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

It's a beautiful, gothic style building, reconstructed after WWI. It is open for church services and actually does not operate as an attraction-museum. If you find it open have a look inside and ask whether it is possible to go up to the belfry in order to see the view. If not, unfortunately you will have just to admire its... More 

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Sale, Victoria.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

In Europe you will see a lot of churches. This one is spectacular and highly recommended, even if you aren't the church going type. The building is stunning!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

a beautiful and atmospheric church. It was totally destroyed in WW1, but looking at it now, you would never know it, apart from one or two pieces of damage, it waqs built back stone by stone to its former glory. I love the Bust of St Nicholas, gilded and looking very cheery.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is a truly a beautiful church and its hard to understand it was completely flattened during the Battle of Ypres in the WW1. It has been rebuilt as it was after the locals decided to rebuild their town. It is now a practicing church - but visitors are welcome and a donation is requested for its upkeep. A lovely... More 

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Buderim, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This church was destroyed during the bombing of the WW1 but all the rubble covered the doors so they were able to be reused again in the re construction.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Located right in town, a great example of architecture and the rebuild post WW1. Well light, spend some time to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Just around the corner from the In Flanders Field Museum, it's an easy stop & a beautiful one! Admission is a requested 50 cents donation, but it is still an active church, so it's for a good cause!

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Westmalle, Antwerpen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

beautiful anglican church. When visiting Ypres, and the war museums and cemetarys... this is a must to see.

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