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Saint Peter's Church

Rijselsestraat, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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Quite Reflection

This Gothic-Romanesque was almost completely destroyed in the First World War only its vaults... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rory G
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Dublin, Ireland
Impressive

I can not pass a church that has open doors without wanting to go in.It is close to the ramparts... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
Jdot9
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Quite Reflection”
1 Nov 2016
“Impressive”
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Rijselsestraat, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Gothic-Romanesque was almost completely destroyed in the First World War only its vaults survived..

Thank Rory G
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I can not pass a church that has open doors without wanting to go in.It is close to the ramparts and inside is impressive. We lit a candle for those we have loved and lost.

Thank Jdot9
Reviewed 22 December 2015

This is the oldest church in Ieper. One can still see most of the original tower in the local conglomerate iron-sand stone. Inside some statues, church silver and paintings that were saved during the war, before the total destruction of the church. Info panels on...More

Thank conrad57
Reviewed 3 August 2015

So much of this Wonderful town, all in fact, has risen from the ashes of death and destruction. This church is a wonderful example how the human spirit cannot be beaten. Rebuilt after the Great War it is such a beautiful church in a busy...More

Thank Johnsvote
Reviewed 1 August 2015

After visiting Rampart Cemetery, on the way to the market square, we found this church. We always go into a church when it´s open and then light a candle. It´s quite a big church. Beautiful interior. I love the leadlight windows. There is an exposition...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

The Romanesque church was built in the 1200's. It was rebuilt as a Gothic structure in the mid 1600's. The church was almost destroyed during WWI. Only it's walls were left standing. The noted reconstruction architect Jules Cooman was charged with designing the new church.

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