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Kemmelberg

Strategic Index

 

The monument, by Philippe Vercoutter
Photo © Philippe Vercoutter

Prehistory

Feature Introduction:
An overview of the hill fort's strategic importance to the region

Feature Neolithic Enclosures:
The Kemmelberg: a vantage point for Neolithic hunter-gatherers

Celts

Feature Celtic Fortifications:
A complex system of fortifications was built during the Iron Age

 
 

First World War

Feature Relics & Monuments:
The Kemmelberg area has more than thirty war grave sites

 
 

Cold War

Feature The Command Bunker:
The underground military bunker installed during the Cold War

Feature Panoramic Bunker:
A 360-degree panorama of the command bunker's operations room

Photo focus features

Feature The Command Bunker:
Join a short photographic visit to the command bunker