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Volkerschlachtdenkmal

Strasse des 18. Oktober 100, 04299, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 18780471
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The scale of this place blew me away. I couldn't believe it was real as I approached , seems like... read more

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CRMC848
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Perth, United Kingdom
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Absolutely must see!

This was truly a highlight of our visit to Leipzig! Rode the Hopon/Hopoff bus there and spent about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patti D
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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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Largest war memorial in Europe
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Strasse des 18. Oktober 100, 04299, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The scale of this place blew me away. I couldn't believe it was real as I approached , seems like straight out of a sci-fi or fantasy movie. Well worth the visit to get out of the city and see the suburbs too

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was truly a highlight of our visit to Leipzig! Rode the Hopon/Hopoff bus there and spent about an hour climbing the 484 winding stairs to the top! Well worth the effort! The scale of the statues is unbelievable and the story around how and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last month when I visited Leipzig, my friends had taken me to this location, which is a memorial. I was taken aback by the sheer size of the place, as well as the lake in front if it. It is also a good place to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Leipzig and have an interest in history or culture or art, you should see this. Initially it appears as a huge reddish truncated column of sandstone. Closer and you see the enormous knights ringing the top, the huge angel at the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The monument is amazing. Really splendid. Easy to get there by tram. Historically very important because Napoleon’s defeat for Prussia, Austria, Russia and Sweden in 1813. It was built by 1913. Don’t miss the visit in its interior and be prepared for the stairs to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This war memorial is the largest in Europe, and is set in a beautiful park in Leipzig. It also offers amazing views across the Leipzig city skyline.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an incredible monument. We walked the stairs to the top and certainly enjoyed the view and worked up a good appetite for lunch

Thank Jo B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't expect such a beautiful place in Leipzig. It was nice visiting the place. Beware of the crooked steps to the top. Quiet risky. But it was joyous moment for me and my friend! Have fun!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This monument is worth visiting if you are in Leipzig. It is huge and was built to commemorate the many soldiers who fought in the battle which defeated Napoleon in 1813 at Leipzig. The monument is also called the Monument to the Battle of the...More

Thank Julie9066
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Völkerschlachtdenkmal commemorates The Battle of Leipzig or The Battle of the Nations fought from 16 to 19 October 1813, at Leipzig, Saxony. The coalition armies of Russia, Prussia, Austria, and Sweden decisively defeated the French army of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French. The...More

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Margaret V
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Response from Rachael P | Reviewed this property |
I didn't book a tour so I'm not sure. They have audio guides though. There is free parking within walking distance. I was there during Octoberfest so we had to walk pretty far because parking was hard to come by. But that... More
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Anne M
7 July 2016|
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You could easily use nowadays the City Tunnel or the Tram Nr. 15.
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Response from camilarezendedantas | Reviewed this property |
If I recall it well, you can take the Tram 2
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