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Saint Martin's Cathedral

Vandenpeerboomplein, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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Just beautiful

There are Cathedrals and then there are Cathedrals and this is one amazing one. It's very... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
BorntocruiseUK
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Heathfield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Commutation Concert

After visiting the graveyard of Tyne Cot the remembrance service and concert exceeded... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Alan S
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“stained glass” (10 reviews)
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Vandenpeerboomplein, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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Reviewed 11 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 29 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 22 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
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Now this is a place certainly not to miss.Once you have appreciated the wonderful stonework and beautiful design and then the sheer scale of the church it eventually dawns on you that al of this was brilliantly re-constructed and indeed improved on the original in...More

Thank lowry0195
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Situated right behind In Flanders Fields Museum this Cathedral was severely bombed but has been painstakingly reconstructed and is just wonderful inside. The height of the ceilings and the architecture is amazing and there are some interesting relics and objects to see. Go and see...More

Thank JOHN H
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Beautiful cathedral with a section detailing the clergy in WW1. Free admission. Historical.

Thank May04sam2015
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