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Address: Seewartenstrasse, Hamburg, Germany

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No visit to Hamburg would be complete without a visit to the memorial to Otto von Bismarck. Otto von Bismarck was the German chancellor in Imperial Germany from 1871 to 1890... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 October 2016
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

No visit to Hamburg would be complete without a visit to the memorial to Otto von Bismarck. Otto von Bismarck was the German chancellor in Imperial Germany from 1871 to 1890. His brand of politics earned him the nickname "The Iron Chancellor". The memorial is in the St. Pauli quarter off Helgoländer Allee in the middle of the Elbpark, between... More 

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Part of this park is very pleasant. Nestled amounts the trees and a bit hidden is this rather large statue. I was shocked at its condition. One has to look beyond the mess to see the detail and beauty of this statue. The walkway and stairs around the statue are overgrown with weeds and ill kept gardens; the area was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing statue and its Free ;) I asked some peopke to snap a pick of me standing on top GoGo 110% its looks like a crusader from diablo 3 game amazing sculptures.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

the Bismarck memorial statue is in a park calld Alter Elb park, which is on a hill leading from the St Pauli piers to Reeperbahn street. it is a quiet green park and the statue serves as place to rest from the uphill walk. during my visit there it seemed much cleaner than what I saw on other reviewers photo.

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durham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

A pity about the graffiti and the rubbish. On our most recent visit (July 2015) there was a goat-like figure on Bismarck's head. Wonder why??

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

I saw the head of the Bismarck statue sticking out above the tree line when I was randomly walking around Hamburg and decided to go and check it out. The park around the statue is a nice escape from the busy streets around, and the statue itself is pretty cool. There is a large amount of graffiti art around the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

Yeah, it's currently grungy and located near the bottom of the TripAdvisor rating scale, but it's well worth a quick walkabout. The history: this is the largest statue in the world of Otto von Bismarck, the " Iron Chancellor" (take the time to read about him, as he was quite the guy). This statue was built of Black Forest granite... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2015

This statue is phenomenal - it can be seen for many miles around even with the high-rise buildings. It dominates the landscape - perhaps not as much as it once did but nonetheless it is stunning. But perhaps currently the local people do not care for their history as the monument is badly in need of a clean - it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2015

This was just across from my hotel so I passed by on a morning walk. The statue is certainly impressive in size but it really is in a sorry state. This is a great shame as it is significant to the history of Hamburg but as others have said here, it's probably the use of the park that is contributing... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

It is a shame that there is graffiti covering the base of this memorial. Even worse is the broken glass. Seems to be an area people come to drink after dark, probably because of the proximity to St Pauli. Really is a pity. Could be a nice park. Make this a stop on your way to the port or DOM.... More 

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