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Memorial de Vimy

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a truly breathtaking place. Before you come here you need to read and understand the history of this place to truly appreciate the sacrifice here. The ground around the hill still bears the deep scars of trenches and shell craters with the areas...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit here, earlier in February. So glad I got to visit this important and moving site. I felt that going in the depth of winter really helped to begin to imagine the conditions and hardships for those who fought, and the many who...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we first visited Vimy Ridge 15 years ago and returned recently with our son to appreciate the efforts made by the young Canadian's who give their time in remembrance of their country's fallen during the war. Their tour of the site is from the heart...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 February 2019

The route to Vimy was very easy to follow. As we drove up the curving road, the memorial grew to an imposing and impressive size the closer we got. After parking, it was a bit of a walk through the boulevard of maple trees that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 February 2019

Its a stop on a tourism route so do not anticipate time to muse as you're quickly surrounded. The fact that the ground is pock marked, and fenced off. Made me laugh to see sheep being used on the ground.. thought someone is being very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2019

I had the privilege to be part of the Military contingent here on parade on 11 Nov this past year. Such an emotional experience to imagine the suffering and courage endured 100 years prior. words cannot describe the importance of the location and the great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Caronrick
Reviewed 28 January 2019

First trip to Vimy was 5 years ago and was a fantastic experience. Saturday 26th of January was our second visit, new visitor center has been built that is excellent but what make this memorial so special is the staff that run the site. Their...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

This was a bucket list visit for our teenage boys. Since it is considered off season we were the only visitors. The memorial is breathtaking and for Canadians such a privilege to visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 January 2019

You will need to take a couple of hours here minimum to take it all in. You have the monument, the cemetery and the trenches and craters near the information center. It was closed when we visited so I cannot comment on that aspect. Hard...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank fssutton1
Reviewed 2 December 2018

I have always appreciated what an excellent and magnificent memorial Vimy is, as a commemoration and tribute to Canadians who lost their lives during World War One - that will always endure. However, I had been looking forward to visiting the new Visitor Centre which...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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26 February 2019|
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Response from Jasmine039 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't think you'd need a reservation. As others have pointed out, the Vimy Memorial is for a different war — the Great War of 1914-1918. The memorial and grounds are well worth a visit, even if you don't get to the... More
1 January 2019|
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Response from twin411 | Reviewed this property |
We rented a car at the train station. It was cheap and convenient!
31 October 2018|
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Response from keithrC6233ZH | Reviewed this property |
Im sure they will look after your bags at Vimy after checking them first