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Waterlooplatz

Waterlooplatz, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany (Calenberger Neustadt)
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Ranked #17 of 34 attractions in Hannover
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Monuments/ Statues
Description: Waterloo Square in Hannover is dominated by the victory column erected to commemorate Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo, Belgium, in 1815.
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Houston, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
32 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

and Hannover does this at Waterlooplatz. You will see it easily; it is a large column surrounded by cannon. Read the pillars for the names of heroic soldiers who fought in the battle. Imagine yourself going way back in time and look around at the openness. The area you see is a former drill pad for German soldiers from the... More

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Richmond, VA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Unless you have a specific activity or event planned, you can easily see and enjoy this site from a tour bus. It's a large, grassy area that is pretty, with a large column/statue, but beyond that, it's not anything that you would schedule considerable time visiting.

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