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The Ganzepoot Locks

Nieuwpoort, Belgium
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An unusual but significant attraction.

We were at the King Albert Memorial when we saw this attraction. The history behind it is... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Johnsvote
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Erskine, United Kingdom
the ganzepoot locks

war memorial place keep this alive to stay in memory of the fallen soldier in the ww1.deep respect... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
Jean-Paul D
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Terneuzen, The Netherlands
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Nieuwpoort, Belgium
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

We were at the King Albert Memorial when we saw this attraction. The history behind it is fascinating and needs to be told in a wider sense. I won't spoil the story by telling it here but it has significant historical detail for those terrible...More

Thank Johnsvote
Reviewed 15 January 2017

war memorial place keep this alive to stay in memory of the fallen soldier in the ww1.deep respect for all the soldiers..

Thank Jean-Paul D
Reviewed 27 November 2016

As we were at the King Albert I Memorial, we were very close to the Ganzepoot Locks. We wanted to experience what these Belgians felt when they opened the sluices and we did. Amazing! This is the place where the Belgians flooded the polders to...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The Ganzepoot locks near the King Albert Memorial is a historical WW1 historical site for the Belgian Army. These locks complex was used to keep the water inland at high tide serving for the inondation of the Yser battlefield and keep the German Army away...More

Thank conrad57
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