The Black Watch, Ieper (Ypres)

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  • June 4, 2017
    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 »
  • May 14, 2017
    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 »
  • April 14, 2017
    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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  • May 11, 2017
    Well worth the visit, impressive statue
  • June 14, 2017
    Impressive!
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  • May 19, 2017
    Monument of the great war 14-18
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  • June 4, 2016
    beautiful monument to the fallen in World War I in the Westhoek.
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Where to stay in Ieper (Ypres)

As a small town, Ieper provides most of its accommodations 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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