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Ossuary of Douaumont

Ossuary of Douaumont


Ossuary of Douaumont

55100 Douaumont Country : France

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Comité Départemental du Tourisme de la Meuse


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The Ossuary contains the remains of 130,000 unknown soldiers. From the tower, there is a panoramic view of the entire battlefield. In front of the ossuary is a vast national cemetery containing the graves of more than 16,000 French soldiers. The Ossuary and cemetery are among the country's national memorials to the First World War. If you want to understand the Battle of Verdun, the Ossuary is the best place to come.