The Black Watch, Ieper (Ypres)

The Black Watch is located in Ieper (Ypres). Work out when and for how long to visit The Black Watch and other Ieper (Ypres) attractions using our handy Ieper (Ypres) attractions planning app .
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  • This Beautiful memorial to the Heroes of The Black Watch is on the Outskirts of Polygon Wood, facing Nonne Bosschen Wood from which they desperately resisted very heavy German Attacks during the 1st B...  more »
  • Being both Scottish and ex army this Black Watch memorial was a must see. It fully lived up to expectations being well sited and very well executed.  more »
  • We wanted to see the Black Watch. Our GPS led us in small country roads and after a while we found it. It was quite worthwhile! The Black watch is on a stone pedestal, ready to fight with his bayonet....  more »
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  • Beautiful memorial atmospheric situation
  • Well worth the visit, impressive statue
  • Beautiful (if you may say) monument and the history behind it is very impressive.
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  • Monument of the great war 14-18
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Where to stay in Ieper (Ypres)

As a small town, Ieper providesĀ most of its accommodationsĀ in the city center within walking distance from the central train station and the main tourist attractions. You'll find mostly mid-range hotels nestled in the historical center, which is contained by a ring of canals snaking their way around the city's core. With only a modest array of choices, the majority of places to stay are small mid-range hotels or bed and breakfasts.
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