Tuesday, September 19
Bike With Us: YpresRSVP
- Hill 60 and the Caterpillar Crater: A powerful reminder of the Battle of the Mining on June 7, 1917, showcasing the devastating impact of war on the landscape.
- Hill 62: The Canadian Memorial, a symbol of the birth of a nation, commemorating the valiant contributions of Canadian forces during World War I.
- Passages Blackwatch Corner and Hooge: Witness the remnants of German trenches and bunkers, with historical significance dating back to 11/11/1914.
- Brothers In Arms Memorial and De Dreve Lunch Stop: A quaint cafe and one man's personal WW1 museum make this an unusual place of remembrance and reflection, offering a 30-minute break for a picnic and refreshment.
- French Cemetery St. Charles de Potyze: A poignant sight with Muslim gravestones alongside Christian crosses, symbolizing diverse backgrounds united in sacrifice.
- Lapidarium nearby St. Martin's Cathedral: The Ground Zero in Ypres, where the war story of Ypres is vividly introduced, recounting the city's profound wartime history.
- Menin Gate: Currently undergoing renovations, it stands as a solemn Peace Memorial, honoring the brave souls who served during World War I. This is the location of The Last Post, a memorial to the fallen that has occurred with rare interruptions every night at 8 p.m.
Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at 12:00 PM Brussels Time
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