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THE BELL TOWER...WORTH THE €2.

This is an additional fee, €2 and 261 steps to the top, but the views are well worth it. You can... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
SoCalOregonian
,
Murrieta, California
Sounded Out

Pay the extra 2 euro's climb the 261 steps and prepare to be blown away Amazing Views and sounds... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Richard M
,
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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“worth the climb” (10 reviews)
“bells toll” (2 reviews)
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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

This is an additional fee, €2 and 261 steps to the top, but the views are well worth it. You can walk all the way around and get a 360° of the city and surrounding countryside. There are signs to show what you are looking...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Pay the extra 2 euro's climb the 261 steps and prepare to be blown away Amazing Views and sounds when the bells toll

Thank Richard M
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

The climb up to the belfy is not too difficult.Be mindful when you get up there, when the bells toll they are extremely loud but are amazing.You can walk up high and go outside for the best view over Ypres.Well worth the climb for both

Thank Janine T
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

The best view of Ypres ,but beware if you don't like heights. Puts the whole Battle field experience into context,with the added bonus of seeing a Town beautifully restored and cared for. Worth the climb, but not ideal for those with significant health issues

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

An interesting visit to the top of the Cloth Hall Belfry. It's a bit of a climb but well worth it for the views.

Thank Digger1791
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

When visiting the Flinders museum we chose to purchase an extra ticket to get to the top of the tower. This included getting up close and personal with the bells, thankfully the were not rung when we were so close. If you don't mind the...More

Thank jcp1964
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Visited the museum and then paid the extra to climb to the top. Well worth it the view was amazing and reflected looking towards the fields where the trenches were. The bells sounded when we were up there , what a noise ! Climbed down...More

Thank lenphotographic
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Ascended in two stages with no passing places on the spiral staircase. One spiral goes up and another comes down. Highest point in the area, there are views in every direction.

Thank Clairmarais
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Amazing place to get a great view of the town and great architecture too. When the bell rings, it's too loud so you need to protect your ears.

Thank Shahzad K
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

I think the only way to visit and climb the Belfry is by entering the In Flanders Fields Museum for an extra 2 euros. At the top there's amazing views of St Martins Cathedral and St Peters Church in the distance. There's over 230 steps...More

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