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Menin Gate, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday

A memorable, moving and spine tingling experience done with pomp and respect. Hard to believe they have done this every evening for pushing on a hundred years. Had me reaching for the tissues and an amazing memory for me.

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have lost count of the number of times I have stood and listened to this moving ceremony. Regardless of the weather the ceremony is conducted every night and there is always a crowd. The ceremony is a fitting tribute to all those who los...More

Thank daz s
Reviewed 2 days ago

Be there by 7pm to make sure you can find a place to stand for the ceremony, nightly at 8pm. All you need to do is silently watch, the import of the place will take you from there. The ceremony is Belgium's way of expressing...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 4 days ago

The ceremony speaks for itself, unless you have no heart, you cannot fail to be moved by the whole experience. It's my 6th visit to this event, & I would still go back.

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was not expecting to be so moved by this daily ceremony but emotions won out.. The level of skill display ed paid homage to the fallen, marching, bands and of course the bugle call of the last post itself. Date was the November 11,...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is such a moving ceremony, if you have any interest in the First World War it is a must to see any hear.

Thank riabinraider
Reviewed 6 days ago

The last post ceremony starts at 8pm prompt. It is a short but very moving ceremony. I had visited the Menin Gate at the beginning of July on a day trip while on a cruise vacation so had no opportunity to stay and experience the...More

Thank Royalcruiser2013
Reviewed 6 days ago

A very special thought provoking ceremony every night to remember those that gave their all for our today

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to two of the Last Post ceremonies and you cannot but be moved. A time for thinking and reflecting on the horrors of war.

Thank Joe193
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went the previous night for the Formal ceremony of handing over the lions. Wendy again tonight. It is and always will be a very moving memorial. If you can everyone should do it. Big boys don’t cry, don’t believe it. Will go again, L&J

Thank Sondonduo
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8 March 2016|
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Response from Andrew Y | Reviewed this property |
No.its free but be respectful. No applause and remain silent when the buglers are playing.
Carole T
21 October 2015|
Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
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14 July 2015|
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Response from Andrew Y | Reviewed this property |
As the Poles regained Ypres the Last Post began again, despite heavy fighting. It's a fascinating and moving story I highly recommend that you have a look at the available information.