King Albert Memorial

The King Albert Memorial is a war memorial in the Belgian coastal town of Nieuwpoort. It is just outside the old town, on the right bank of the IJzer, at the the Ganzepoot. The monument was erected in 1938, designed by Julien de Ridder, in honor of King Albert I and Belgian troops in the First World War. The monument is circular, with a diameter of 30 meters. It has ten columns ...

Albert I Monument
IJzermonding, Nieuwpoort
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Lighthouse Nieuwpoort

The Lighthouse of Nieuwpoort, It was first built in 1881. This tower was destroyed in October 1914, during the war. It was rebuilt in 1923, this one was also destroyed by the Germans in 1944. The current lighthouse dates from 1949. The lighthouse is not open to the public and it can’t be climbed. Characteristic Name: Nieuwpoort Built: ...

Oude Zeedijk 2, Nieuwpoort
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Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk

Onze Lieve Vrouwstraat 1, Nieuwpoort