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The Menin Gate, Ypres / Ieper, Belgium
The Menin Gate, Ypres / Ieper, Belgium
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Designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield, this monument to the allied effort is a great triumphal arch in the Roman tradition.

Made of French limestone and weighing 20,000 tons the monument is 135ft in length, 140ft wide and 80ft high.

At 8pm each evening the Last Post is played by buglers from the Ypres fire station.

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