Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy, Vimy

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Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy honors a major World War I battle, the Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917, which marked the first time Canada fielded an entire army of her own. Vimy was the only victory the Allies would enjoy during their 1917 spring offensive. The memorial contains a large number of stylized features, including 20 human figures, which help the viewer in contemplating the structure as a whole. The front wall, normally mistaken for the back, is 7.3 m (24 ft) high and represents an impenetrable wall of defense. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy and many more Vimy attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Vimy vacation route planner.
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  • Vimy is a remarkable place. It is educational, patriotic and humbling. The tour guides are Canadian university students who give the sincere impression their time there is much more than a job. The to...  more »
  • This is a must-see site for the evocation of these bloody and heroic of the war of 1914-1918 battles. And as a bonus, it offers a remarkable panoramic view of Lens and its twin dumps.
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  • This truly atmospheric experience was one of the highlights of my holiday. I would like to commend the Canadian government for there excellent care of this site. The guide, and all the rest of the sta...  more »