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Quite a lot of steps

My wife and I both in our 70's but extremely fit managed the steps easily and even passed some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JonathanSuch2013
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
Entrance from museum

Belfry is a part of In Flanders Fields Museum and you pay entrance fee in addition to museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
EvaF2Eva
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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“worth the climb” (10 reviews)
“bells toll” (2 reviews)
“bell ringing” (2 reviews)
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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I both in our 70's but extremely fit managed the steps easily and even passed some rather plump youngsters who had to stop to rest. Ah our generation is made of stern stuff!!!!!!Great views are normally seen from the top but unfortunately...More

Thank JonathanSuch2013
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Belfry is a part of In Flanders Fields Museum and you pay entrance fee in addition to museum entrance if you are interested. You first climb to the attic of museum building where was a small exhibition related to Cats Festival periodically taking place in...More

Thank EvaF2Eva
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ventured up on a very winding, narrow stepped staircase. The view was worth the trembling knees. Just make sure you go between the bell chimes on the hour and half hour. Fingers in ears if you get caught.

Thank Marilyn H
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

This is an additional fee, €2 and 261 steps to the top, but the views are well worth it. You can walk all the way around and get a 360° of the city and surrounding countryside. There are signs to show what you are looking...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Pay the extra 2 euro's climb the 261 steps and prepare to be blown away Amazing Views and sounds when the bells toll

Thank Richard M
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

The climb up to the belfy is not too difficult.Be mindful when you get up there, when the bells toll they are extremely loud but are amazing.You can walk up high and go outside for the best view over Ypres.Well worth the climb for both

Thank Janine T
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

The best view of Ypres ,but beware if you don't like heights. Puts the whole Battle field experience into context,with the added bonus of seeing a Town beautifully restored and cared for. Worth the climb, but not ideal for those with significant health issues

Thank -mariona131978
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

An interesting visit to the top of the Cloth Hall Belfry. It's a bit of a climb but well worth it for the views.

Thank Digger1791
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

When visiting the Flinders museum we chose to purchase an extra ticket to get to the top of the tower. This included getting up close and personal with the bells, thankfully the were not rung when we were so close. If you don't mind the...More

Thank jcp1964
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Visited the museum and then paid the extra to climb to the top. Well worth it the view was amazing and reflected looking towards the fields where the trenches were. The bells sounded when we were up there , what a noise ! Climbed down...More

Thank lenphotographic
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