Last Post, Ieper (Ypres)

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  • This was a really meaningful ceremony and great to see under the perfect location. Just get there early and be prepared to hang around for an hour as it gets full.  more »
  • A wonderful way to honor fallen heroes from WWI. The ceremony takes place every evening at 2000 (8PM) and lasts only a couple minutes. I recommend arriving early to get a good spot near the front. I.....  more »
  • Great place to spend a evening and pay your repect
  • If you're gonna go anywhere in Ypres go here. (At 8pm.) Irregardless of whether you have an interest in the war the war, the ceremony at 8pm is a must watch. It's a once in a lifetime for people who live in a different country and to experience the dedication and art of all parties involved makes you appreciate all the soldiers that died fighting for others (those from your own country and the opposing). Such a great atmosphere, giving you a lost in time type of feel as you stand watching and listening to the trumpets, marches and speeches in the yellow-hued night.
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