Things to see and do - Ypres
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Ypres Travel guide
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In the 13C, Ypres was one of the most powerful towns in Flanders, together with Bruges and Ghent. It was almost completely destroyed during the First World War, then rebuilt in the Neo-Gothic style. The Flanders Language Valley lies on the town's outskirts and groups together companies specialised in speech synthesis technology.
Tourist attractions Ypres : Things to see and do
J. Coomansstraat B - 8900 Ieper
Opened in 1998, this innovatively-designed museum provides a captivating history of the First World War using audio-visual techniques, and has over 3 000 accounts of the experiences of individuals (soldiers, nurses, refugees, children etc) of over 50..
Grote-Markt B - 8900 Ieper
The long rectangular cloth halls, surrounding two narrow courtyards, were completed in 1304, then rebuilt in sandstone in the original style after First World War destruction. Seen from the Grand-Place Albert 1, their 133m-long façade is broken by a ..
A. Vandenpeereboompl. B - 8900 Ieper
The cathedral was destroyed during the war, then rebuilt in its original style (13C-15C). Inside, note the 16C polyptych Passion scenes (Holy Sacrament chapel) and 17C alabaster statues crowning the baptistery chapel railings.
D'Hondtstraat 19 B - 8900 Ypres
Hotel Alliance is located in a manor in the heart of Ypres, 50 metres from the Market Square with the In Flanders Fields Museum and a 100-metre walk from the Menin Gate. The hotel comprises a terrace and free WiFi throughout the entire property is pr..
D’Hondtstraat 4 B - 8900 Ypres
Located right in Ypres' city centre, Hotel O Ieper is an environmentally-friendly hotel providing rooms with free WiFi next to Ypres' Market Square and the Cloth Hall, that hosts the In Flanders Fields Museum. Private parking is possible upon request..
Grote Markt 45 B - 8900 Ypres
Prix Prices from : 65 €
Hotel Regina is set on the Market Square in the heart of historical Ypres, a few steps away from the In Flanders Fields Museum and 400 metres from the Menin Gate. This hotel offers free Wi-Fi access and an on-site restaurant with a bar and a terrace...
Dikkebusseweg 148 B - 8900 Ieper
A contemporary restaurant with a bar and lounge on the ground floor. Traditional style cuisine served.
Slachthuisstraat 58 B - 8900 Ieper
Sint-Jacobsstraat 15 B - 8900 Ieper
Eiland 2 B - 8900 Ieper
This bistro restaurant is located on an islet that once defended the town of Ypres. A family atmosphere, serving traditional food with boats and games for children.
Komenseweg 21 B - 8902 Zillebeke
Family farmhouse in the country with exposed beams, bare brick walls and rustic furniture giving a sense of authenticity. Sunny terrace.
Veurnseweg 532 B - 8906 Elverdinge
Elverdinge is a byword for gastronomic delight among fine food lovers. Apparently classical, the menu nonetheless retains a few surprises and is steeped in hidden refinement. A host of tiny details abound, including the exquisite appetisers served wi..