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Saint Martin's Cathedral

Vandenpeerboomplein, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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Beautiful

A stunning cathedral which is maintained in superb condition. Located in the centre of Ypres... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Eimear99
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Simply Beautiful

Rebuilt after the Great War, this magnificent Church is one of the Jewels in Ypres Crown, alongside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Martin G
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Vandenpeerboomplein, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A stunning cathedral which is maintained in superb condition. Located in the centre of Ypres. Lovely piece of sculpture in centre of church. Said a prayer and lit a candle for my parents. Also remembered the thousands buried in nearby WW1 cemeteries.

Thank Eimear99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rebuilt after the Great War, this magnificent Church is one of the Jewels in Ypres Crown, alongside the Cloth Hall and the Menin Gate, the interior is exquisite and Beautiful, and it also keeps in memory those who were killed who protected the town even...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cathedral is tucked away behind the Grand Market & the Old Cloth Hall (Flanders Fields Museum) and you could be excused for missing it but that would be your loss ! Very beautiful Stained Glass & other features in a under stated building but...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

There are Cathedrals and then there are Cathedrals and this is one amazing one. It's very imposing from the outside and inside it's stunning. The stain glass windows are simply stunning. You could spend ages just looking at each of them. Some of the best...More

Thank BorntocruiseUK
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

After visiting the graveyard of Tyne Cot the remembrance service and concert exceeded all Expectations . The talent displayed was extreme in particular the Native Canadian dancer, not a beat wrong. War is a waste,!!!

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 4 December 2017

had a couple of hours to look round the town before we where getting the coach to the graves of the fallen so looked round the cathedral a lovely place with so much history

Thank frankbootle
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The cargedral is huge and very high, most impressive but quite simple inside, stunning how well it has been rebuilt after rthe destruction of war. Its not busy and is so well worth a visit.

Thank DAVID V
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A most wonderful Cathedral. The stained glass windows are beautiful. There is also part where there is an excellent exhibition of writings and memorabilia giving an insight of what it must have been like in those terrible times.

Thank pamconiam
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Sadly the restored cathedral did not show the finesse of medieval cathedrals but it must have been very costly. Good exhibits and video clips of the war.

Thank gweeboonhiah
Reviewed 21 October 2017

In October 2017 a great exhibition on Belgian Army Chaplains was on display. The display boards are in 3 languages including English.

Thank Harper W
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