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King Albert I Memorial, Nieuwpoort

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The King Albert I Memorial, also named the King Albert I Monument (Dutch: Koning Albert I-monument; French: Monument au Roi Albert Ier) is a memorial at the Belgian coastal city of Nieuwpoort. It is located right outside the old town, on the right bank of the Yser river at the lock complex Ganzepoot. The monument was erected in 1938 after a design of Julien de Ridder and honours both King Albert I of Belgium and the Belgian troops at the time of the First World War.
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  • The King Albert monument was constructed on initiative and with the support of the war veterans of the First World War. The banks of the Yser were chosen, because of the important role this river... 
    The King Albert monument was constructed on initiative and with the support of the war veterans of the First World War. The banks of the Yser were chosen, because of the important role this river...  more »
  • Impressive memorial especially on the sunny autumn day when we visited. The walk along the boardwalk to get there was very pleasant. 
    Impressive memorial especially on the sunny autumn day when we visited. The walk along the boardwalk to get there was very pleasant.  more »

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