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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  • From the memorial to the subway to the cemeteries to the amazing tours given by the all Canadian staff...I can't adequately express what this place did to me...to see a grave that simply reads "A sold...  more »
  • On 9 April 1917, after months of preparation, Canadian troops have captured Vimy Ridge. This battle won by Canadian soldiers was a major event in the emancipation of Canada as a Nation. The Canadian enclave of Vimy is a rare and splendid beauty, the majestic monument of nations 2 Canadian and French forever side by side symbolizes well the brotherhood and Franco-Canadian friendship. Note the excellent maintenance of the forest, acres of greenery where it is good walking around thinking about all that blood poured on behalf of? How intense and hard emotion that this place gives off!
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  • This is one of the most beautiful monuments to honour the dead of WW1 that I have ever visited. The overall size alone is amazing and breath taking. The statues that surround the monument are beautifu...  more »