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Zwarteleenstraat 36-40, Ieper (Ypres) 8902, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was out visiting the local battlefield and after about an hour of walking around on a warm day we were all getting thirsty. We saw the cafe nearby and decided to give it a go. They had plenty of tables, but we were lucky as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a site of a battle during WW1. There are some German bunkers on the site so you can see how they were protected.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

we were on a tour when we visited here so didn't have to explore the facts on our own- the site was good- interesting view of terrain and areas of underground explosive tactics used by allies. good walking trail

Thank newlifechapters
Reviewed 1 week ago

August 30, 2018 - This mound of ground changed hands several times during World War I (the Great War) and remains relatively undisturbed . Hill 60 suffered an extremely turbulent history throughout the war. Heavily shelled and mined by both sides, the ground forming Hill...More

Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is quite some time since I last visited this iconic site. The duckboards that have been installed lead you around what was a killing field as the stupid commanders on both sides of the WW1 conflict sacrificed more and more young lives. The marking...More

Thank DJFGW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made our own tour of the battlefields and cementries. The visit to Hill 60 was towards the end of our day. Quite amazing that this has been left untouched from the end of the First World War with the original craters and hills still...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited while on tour of WW1 sites. Well preserved and well looked after. Well worth a visit to get a sense of the past. Highly recommended.

Thank May04sam2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You get a true picture at Hill 60 of how close the two sides came together, remains of trenches and close by caterpillar crater exhibit the real horrors of the Great War

Thank WinteringhamSteve
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Hill 60 and the Catapillar crater are well worth seeing. Do not miss the amazing picture taken during the fighting and displayed on a story board (with an explination of contents of the picture) next to the railway. It certaily shows the closeness of the...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The German Army occupied Hill 60 and developed a strong defensive system of bunkers and trenches. Parts of the trenches can still be seen today, however the most prominent feature is the concrete bunker which would have housed machine gunners. The bunker is well designed...More

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Zoe A
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hill 60 is open all the time it is free to enter & the car coach parking area is now fully open( after a new bridge has been installed)you dont book in ,just turn up, i was there 2 weeks ago & it was welly boots required,
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