Ypres (now known by its Flemish name Ieper) is an ancient city located in the province of Westhoek (the western part of the Belgian Province of West-Flanders, the area behind the river IJzer) with a population of around 35,000 inhabitants. Find property for sale in Ieper (Ypres).
Since the first century B.C., when the Belgae people were conquered by the Romans, the Flanders region has been invaded by successive armies and has suffered from the ravages of war. From 1914-1918 the city became the focus of fighting between the Imperial German Armies of Emperor Wilhem II and the Allied Armies of Belgium, France and Great Britain. The First Battle of Ypres began in mid October 1914. It was the first of four long battles fighting over possession of this ancient city. 85 years after the end of the First World War visitors to Ieper are amazed by the way in which the medieval city has been rebuilt. It stands almost exactly as it was prior to its destruction. Get your own property in Ieper (Ypres).
Nowadays, the town of Ypres looks like a small quiet provincial town. The gigantic cloth hall overlooks the market square of this beautifully rebuilt medieval town. The past is always just one step away. Buy your real-estate (flat, apartment, house, luxury villa, land or business/commercial property) in Ieper (Ypres).
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