Ypres in Belgium is Europe’s newest medieval town. That may sound like an oxymoron, but it’s true. The town was razed to the ground by the violence of World War I and then rebuilt, brick by painstaking brick, until its historic glory was restored. The Menin Gate war memorial is one of Ypres’ highlights, as is the haunting Flanders Fields Museum in the historic Cloth Hall, which was almost totally destroyed by shelling before being rebuilt. Ypres itself is focused [...]
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