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Volkerschlachtdenkmal

04299 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany (Zentrum)
49 341 8 78 04 71
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Ranked #12 of 76 Attractions in Leipzig
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues
Description: Largest war memorial in Europe
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Singapore, Singapore
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209 reviews 209 reviews
106 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I wasn't expecting much from this monument and it totally blew my expectations away! It looked majestic from the outside but the crypt and hall inside were even more captivating with the giant statues. Climb all the way up( its a lityle challenging) you'll get a nice view of Leipzig. Museum also included in the price!

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Drachtstercompagnie
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28 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We visited this during the "Stadtrundfahrt". The Volkerschlagdenmal is huge, really enormous statue located not far fom the city center.

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Bangalore, India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

What an impressive monument! I'd have loved to see it also in the night with the lights but being summer, it's not dark even until 9 PM! May be some other time :-). I was a bit tired so didn't venture climbing up. The sculptures are pretty impressive and it was nice to see them in all their glory in... More

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Netherlands
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18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The monument itself is more large than pretty, but offers nice views from the top (take the elevator!). Interesting short movie. The small museum on the right hand side of the entrance is quite interesting and should not be missed. Renovation of the surroundings is needed, but in process.

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Miami, Florida, USA
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We were there last year, it was impressive and massive. The inside is like going into another world. If you go up the tower make sure you are not afraid of heights, the inside is hollow and you look straight down. A bit unnverving for me but the rest of the family loved it. Well worth the stop.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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53 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This monument is seriously the biggest monument I have ever seen (80m tall). I think it's really cool by itself (the outside and also the inside) and the view from the top is worth climbing all those stairs (The stairs are very steep and very very narrow). adult ticket is 6EUR

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Have actually visited this before, back in 1997. Now, a year after it's centennial spruce up, the monument is looking pretty tidy as it's rid of its 20th century grime. The improvements are more than skin deep with the addition of a lift, that'll get you to almost the top. The last few flights are still controlled by traffic lights.... More

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Dundee, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This was by far the biggest surprise of our trip to Leipzig. The other things we had come to see, however impressive, were much as expected. We came here just to fill in a couple of hours on a Sunday afternoon and were quite amazed. Beautiful it's not, but impressive it certainly is. The exterior is jaw-dropping in its scale... More

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Rottnest Island, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Do this when you are in Leipzig its worth it. A few stairs to climb but nothing to hard unless you are afraid of small spaces as it gets a bit tight at the top. The view is great. This truly a remarkable piece of engineering and a must to experience.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

An impressive piece of history which is well worth the short trip (15 minutes by tram) from the city centre.

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