Very touching ceremony in an amazing location. Definitely don't miss this if you have the chance. Pay your respects here.
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The 4 buglers played the Last Post perfectly. The sound which echoed through the Menin Gate made the hairs on the back of my neck stand on end, it was really quite eerie. The Australian dignatory who had travelled to say the Ode of Remembrance...More
I have experienced the Last Post ceremony so often but it moves us every time. You never know how many other visitors there will be or who will be laying a wreath. You cannot visit this part of Flanders without experiencing this nightly commemoration.
We visited the Menin Gate for the last post ceremony. Hearing the buglers was very moving. It was good to see school parties attend and to place their wreath at the end of the ceremony
It is worth the time to experience the Remembrance Ceremony at 8 pm. Held daily since 1928, True dedication to honor the fallen from the Common Wealth from WWI.
Regardless of whether or not you just visit the Menin Gate or view the ceremony it is an emotional experience to look at the gate and realize that, not only are there over 50,000 names inscribed, but each of these names represent a soldier whose...More
We'd been to the Menin Gate memorial on a previous visit to Ieper and found it very profound so this time wanted to be part of the ceremony crowd. It was a very worthwhile experience and the simple service is very moving.
Leaving the ceremony was like the end of a concert... around 1000 people moving aware discussing what had happened and feeling proud to have experienced it. Every night this happens. The roads are closed and a ceremony takes place including wreath laying, music, readings and...More
If your staying in the town then it is worth going to see the last post. A simple service, with a chance to lay a wreath at the end. Can get very busy so get there about half hour early