Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke

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Pay tribute to those who fell in Ypres in World War I at Tyne Cot Cemetery. There is also the "Memorial to the Missing," commemorating the soldiers who were never found. The cemetery is the resting place of the remains of the Commonwealth soldiers and a show of tribute by King Albert I of Belgium to the British forces that sacrificed their lives for Belgium. Notable graves include multiple soldiers posthumously awarded the Victoria's Cross for exceptional bravery. This honor is denoted with a Victoria Cross symbol on the soldier's gravestone. Using our world travel planner, Zonnebeke attractions like Tyne Cot Cemetery can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A battlefield tour would not be complete without visiting Tyne Cot, It is beautifully kept and a sad reminder of the terrible loss of war. To walk among the headstones of all those brave young men is....  more
    A battlefield tour would not be complete without visiting Tyne Cot, It is beautifully kept and a sad reminder of the terrible loss of war. To walk among the headstones of all those brave young men is....  more »
  • The sheer scale of this cemetery and memorial is breath taking. A small visitors centre is a must-see ahead of walking in the grounds, for which the memorial wall is a dominant feature alongside the....  more
    The sheer scale of this cemetery and memorial is breath taking. A small visitors centre is a must-see ahead of walking in the grounds, for which the memorial wall is a dominant feature alongside the....  more »
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  • A deeply humble &serene experience
  • Sobering. You cannot imagine how such a place was the centre of such horror and now is so peaceful. Wonderfully tended cemetery. Never forget

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