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Volkerschlachtdenkmal

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Well worth a visit.

Well worth a visit. The building is stunning and full of interesting details and its size is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jemma W
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It is an experience not to miss.

The story of Napoleons defeat is the most important reason to go. The structure is stunning and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Largest war memorial in Europe
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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. The building is stunning and full of interesting details and its size is incredible. The stairs are tough work but there is a lift to three floors although not the roof. Every floor has great views and the hall of fame...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jemma W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The story of Napoleons defeat is the most important reason to go. The structure is stunning and the view from the top is worth the climb. There are 500 steps to the viewing platform. You can get to some of it by elevators, so go...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

We got the tram to Meusdorf and took a short walk to Sud Friedhof to visit the monument. It is a very reasonable entrance fee which takes you right inside. There are lifts to the different levels which not give you great views of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wayne R
Reviewed 1 November 2018

You have to see this amazing sight of the city! Build after the war with Napoleon it is a landmark of the city and you gonna be struck by the architecture of it. You have a chance to get up on top of the building...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Beautiful, historic and with a great view. It is well worth knowing. It has a small museum on the inside and it is possible to climb and have a fantastic view of the city. Even if you just go and not get in it's still...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

View is amazing, it is worth it going up walking, it is not that hard, though it takes about 20 minutes or less. There is also the option to go by elevator to almost the top. The view is great and the sunset from their...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

This a monument on a gigantic scale.It stands 91 metres high. The interior is like something out of a fantasy film set.There is a very good audio tour available which gives the background to why it was built and how it was built. There is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul R
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Impressive history and monument. It is huge and interesting on the inside with views of city and area. This may make some eyes roll, but it looks like the pedistal without a statue on it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JFF34
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Certainly a wow factor. The immense scale of the place is breathtaking - as are the 500 steps to the top although you can appreciate the spectacle of the monument without going right to the top. Museum very interesting. There are vending machines but no...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jim-In-North
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

At 91m high the "Völkerschlachtdenkmal" is one of the biggest in Europe and a must-see in Leipzig. It's a very unique piece of art reflective of the Zeitgeist at the time of its construction: giant sculptures glorifying war, nationalism and sacrifice in the name of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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10 April 2017|
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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
8 July 2016|
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Response from Raffael N |
You could easily use nowadays the City Tunnel or the Tram Nr. 15.
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8 July 2016|
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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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