Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Ypres, Belgium


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.9 km
Ascend 20 m
Descend 18 m

Experience Ypres in Belgium in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in YpresIndividual Sights in Ypres

Sight 1: Rijselpoort

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The Lille Gate is a city gate in Ypres, Belgium. The gate is located in the south of the city centre, on the road to Lille. The Lille Gate is the oldest and only surviving city gate from the fourteenth century that connects two preserved parts of the Ypres fortifications.

Wikipedia: Rijselpoort (NL), Heritage Website

178 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Stedelijk museum

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The Sint-Jansgodshuis is a historic building in the Belgian city of Ypres. It is a former almshouse, which until the end of 2017 the Municipal Museum of Ypres. Since September 2019, the socio-artistic project 'Service of the Dreamed Regions' has taken up residence there.

Wikipedia: Sint-Jansgodshuis (NL)

221 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Sint-Pieterskerk

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The Gothic-Romanesque St. Peter's Church is a church in Ypres, Belgium. It is located in the Rijselstraat near the Immaculata school. Next to the church there is a small garden open to the public. There are narrow high walls with images of Christianity.

Wikipedia: Sint-Pieterskerk (Ieper) (NL), Heritage Website

564 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Sint-Jacobskerk

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St. James' Church is a church in Ypres, Belgium. It is located halfway between the Menin Gate and the Lille Gate, close to the Sint-Vincentiuscollege in Ypres. The building has been protected as a monument since 1940, as has the surrounding Guido Gezelleplein, which has been protected as a landscape since 1976.

Wikipedia: Sint-Jacobskerk (Ieper) (NL), Heritage Website

1904 meters / 23 minutes

Sight 5: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Middelareskerk

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The Church of Our Lady of the Mediator is a parish church from 1929 in the West Flemish city of Ypres, located at Capucienenstraat 48 and belonging to the adjacent Capuchin monastery. It has been a protected monument since 1996.

Wikipedia: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Middelareskerk (Ieper) (NL)


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