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Ramparts Cemetery

Rijselsepoort, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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This is a beautiful and peaceful location

Overlooking the river, this is one of the most beautiful locations in Ypres. It contains the graves... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nigel F
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Tranquil location

Like all Commonwealth War Grave Cemetries the Ramparts Cemetery is beautifully maintained. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jo L
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Overlooking the river, this is one of the most beautiful locations in Ypres. It contains the graves of soldiers whose task it was to repair the road out of the Lille Gate, the second most important way for soldiers to leave Ypres for the front...More

Thank Nigel F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like all Commonwealth War Grave Cemetries the Ramparts Cemetery is beautifully maintained. The location is so picturesque and tranquil overlooking the moat. It is not a large cemetery but is easily accessible as part of the walk around the ramparts.

Thank Jo L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cemetry above the Menin gate. With all the sacrifices the list and locations go on and on. This one albeit adjacent to the Menin Gate is just another example of the pride and passion given in celebrating the ultimate sacrifice.

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On the ramparts near a park, it has a lovely setting looking oven the moat, very quiet area. We walked the length of the walls out to the Essex farm cemetery along the canal.

Thank Del C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited a few times now , you just can't imagine such a beautiful place in war time , easy to find and very accessible

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

i was doing the ramparts walk and just before the cemetry is one of the old city gates then the cemetry with a fantastic view over the moat,look for the mouri soldiers buried here

Thank reactmac
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Beautifully situated cemetery on the ramparts overlooking the great moat and a lake. See it as part of a lovely walk on the city walls, on Vauban's great ramparts. 1,100 metres from the Menin Gate.

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The cemetery contains 198 Graves. Wheelchair access to this site is possible. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact the CWGC Enquiries Department on telephone number: 01628 634221

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

A small war cemetery on the southern ramparts of Ypres. A microcosm of the sacrifices made during the Great War from 1914 to 1918 and from all branches of the army and from many nations. The view onto a peaceful river setting is most appropriate...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

A smaller than normal military WW1 cemetery situated close by a city gate overlooking the river, a very peacefull place.

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