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The memorial is the Australian National Memorial erected to commemorate all Australian soldiers who fought in France and Belgium during the First World War, to their dead, and especially to name those of the dead whose graves are not known. This...more
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Route de Villers Bretonneux | D23, 80800 Villers-Bretonneux, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A really excellent memorial, very well maintained and the museum is unbelievable. Amazing use of technology and gives you a real sense of the sacrifice of the men and women who died. Very respectful tone. Just Excelent. Make sure you take a smart phone and...More

Thank Rory S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The war memorial and the brand new Monash centre are well worth the day trip from Paris for any Australian. Beautifully manicured lawns and gravestones that bring tears to your eyes it is hard to believe the devastation that occurred here 100 years ago in...More

Thank 362margaretl
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Did a quick day trip from the U.K when we were there recently. It was worth the long day. An amazing place to visit. Such respect has been shown here in conserving some of our history, along with the history of some allies. Ie Canada...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2018

This Australian War Memorial and Cemetery also includes the new John Monash centre which is a must visit for any Australian. The Centre has a very informative Multi media display which is very moving and very interesting. One needs to honour our past and the...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Passing through Amiens I thought I should have more memories of the place than the Holiday Inn I’m staying in. The military cemetery at Villers-Bretonneux, ten minutes drive beyond the city is on an awe-inspiring scale. At the far end is the Australian national war...More

Thank iosgeek
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

If you are carrying out a Battlefield Tour of the latter part of WW1 or just in this part of the country then this is a must. A very humbling and beautifuly kept cemetery and possibly one of the best museum's i have been in...More

Thank royloose
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

What an experience, very proud to be an aussie. We came expecting to see just the memorial and cemetary which was a humbling experience all of its own. Still remnants of the battlefield scars of WW2 with bullet holes. The Sir John Monash centre attached...More

Thank Aleah E
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Australian War Memorial and the Sir John Monash centre are a must visit for any Australian visiting Villers Bretonneux. The memorial is well laid out and offers search details on ward dead.

Thank Barnycanbill
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Very moving and located on a beautiful hill overlooking a stunning view. The location definitely adds to the experience. I arrived quite early around 8:00am and had it all to myself.

Thank seetheworld304
Reviewed 4 August 2018

This is the se ond time we have been here and each time the hairs stand up on the arms. There are about 3500 graves here and the bullet holes in the monument from WW2 will cause you to ponder. You cannot help but feel...More

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duckling2018
12 August 2018|
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Response from Judith B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We had a car and we stayed in Amiens and just drove to Villiers Bretonneux, there is parking at the site, although if you are going to go for Anzac Day you may not be able to park there. I do not know which tour... More
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Julie C
11 June 2018|
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Response from Luke G | Reviewed this property |
Very affordable as long as you’re happy to walk from the station. The walk is like walking across an undulating meadow so wear comfortable shoes / boots. The memorial site itself is free admission and the John Monash centre... More
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Response from lee6377 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We hired a car for a few days, so not too sure how other transport systems go. There seemed to be plenty of parking in the area.
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