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Address: Waterlooplatz, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Waterloo Square in Hannover is dominated by the victory column erected to...

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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The Tribute to Waterloo

A large monument with the famous eagle and lots of places to eat and drink. A nice break from the hustle and bustle of the city

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2015
Karen S
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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

A large monument with the famous eagle and lots of places to eat and drink. A nice break from the hustle and bustle of the city

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great beer garden in Waterlooplatz where the atmosphere was as good as the beer. Plenty of different variations of food also

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Thank Brian7392
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a terrific reminder of the bravery of the Germans who fought at Waterloo for the Kings German Legion as part of the British Army. Many of them were Hanoverians. Only 42 survived the defence of Hougement farm out of 400. This crucially allowed the Prussians time to arrive and swing the battle. Britain and Hanover had the same... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It is a well kept park, very simple with a monument with an eagle on the top.Nothing fancy or worth visiting

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 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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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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