Ypres Tourism, Belgium

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Ypres (/ˈiːprə/; French pronunciation: ​[ipʁ]; Dutch: Ieper, pronounced [ˈipər]) is a Belgian municipality located in the Flemish province of West Flanders. Though Ieper is the official name, the city's French name, Ypres, is most commonly used in English. The municipality comprises the city of Ypres and the villages of Boezinge, Brielen, Dikkebus, Elverdinge, Hollebeke, Sint-Jan, Vlamertinge, Voormezele, Zillebeke, and Zuidschote. Together, they are home to about 34,900 inhabitants. During the First World War, Ypres was the centre of intense and sustained battles between German and Allied forces. During the war, because the British troops had trouble pronouncing its name, they nicknamed the city "Wipers".

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A place in Belgium, Ypres is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A gripping city on its own right, Antwerp also deserves a visit. Attractions in Antwerp include Antwerp Central Station, Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom, Cathedral Of Our Lady. Also, to reach Ypres, you'll have to take a flight to Antwerp; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Ypres can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Ypres*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ypres

    Know the pollution level of Ypres before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 62.5 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 26.79 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 52.5 (Moderate)
  • Ypres: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ypres for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ypres.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.75 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 36.25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 36.25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 72.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 53.75 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 23.75 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 63.75 (High)
  • Living in Ypres - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Ypres is 172.2 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 87.7 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 50.19 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19.8 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.82 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 87.73 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.89 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 97.71 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ypres

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ypres

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.38 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.99 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.96 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 90.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 100.19 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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