Ypres

Ypres is a friendly town of 35,000 inhabitants in endowed with wonderful architecture and a troubled past. Ypres is best known as the site of three major battles of the First World War, the most famous being the Battle of Passchendaele from July—November 1917.

Landmarks in the Area

Cathedral
St Martin's Cathedral, also called St Martin's Church, is a church and former cathedral in the city of . Photo: LimoWreck, CC BY 2.5.

Church
Saint George's Memorial Church, , , was built to commemorate over 500,000 British and Commonwealth troops, who had died in the three battles fought for the Ypres Salient, during . Photo: LimoWreck, CC BY 2.5.

Pub
Photo: LimoWreck, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Village
Zillebeke is a village in the province of West-Vlaanderen in Belgium. is situated 3½ km southeast of Ypres.

Village
Vlamertinge is a village in the province of and a borough of the city of . is situated 4½ km west of Ypres. Photo: LimoWreck, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Village
Boezinge is a village north of the city of in , , on the N369 road in the direction of . is situated 5 km north of Ypres. Photo: Paul Hermans, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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