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RING OF REMEMBRANCE


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INTERNATIONAL MEMORIAL

IN NORD-PAS-DE-CALAIS


Erected in 2014, the Ring of Remembrance is an international memorial that has been engraved with the names of almost 580,000 soldiers who lost their lives in Nord-Pas-de-Calais between 1914 and 1918, to remember and pay tribute to all these lives sacrificed during the Great War.

HOURS

Free access.

Lit until 11 p.m.

ACCESS

D58E3, Chemin du mont de Lorette,

62153 Ablain-Saint-Nazaire

PRICES

Free entry

AN ARCHITECTURAL FEAT


The unique architecture of the Ring of Remembrance, which is set on the side of the hill, is the work of Philippe Prost. The Ring has a radius of more than 345 metres, including 56 metres hanging over the side of the hill. This unique shape evokes fraternity, reminiscent of a circle of children holding hands. At the same time, the overhang recalls the fragile balance of the peace that was won. Looking at the final monument, the technical complexities command admiration and reflection.

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580,000 NAMES UNITED

IN BROTHERHOOD IN DEATH


United in brotherhood in death, their names follow one after the other. They are arranged in alphabetical order and, for the first time, with no distinctions between nationality, rank, gender or religion.

REMEMBERING OUR SHARED HISTORY


Come explore this extraordinary site, with its contemporary architecture and powerfully symbolic message. In these substantial lists of names, perhaps you will find your own surname, belonging to your predecessors or distant cousins.

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HOW TO GET HERE ?


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Adress

D58E3, Chemin du mont de Lorette,

62153 Ablain-Saint-Nazaire

Phone

03 21 74 83 15

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From 1 April to 11 November :

• from Wednesday to Friday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. / 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

• Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. / 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

From 12 November to 31 March :

• from Wednesday to Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.


Closed Monday and Tuesday - Closed in January

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