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Huge statue of Arminius

Built in the mid 19th century as a monument to the unifying power of Arminius, who pushed the... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2019
Katieclem46
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Hamilton, New Zealand
Herman the German!

This is well worth a visit when you are in Detmold. It costs €3.00 to park and then there is a... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2019
misterg33
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 27, 2019

Built in the mid 19th century as a monument to the unifying power of Arminius, who pushed the Romans back across the Rhine 1900 years before. It is proudly Teutonic, and not even faintly a realistic portrait, but an important symbol of the burgeoning spirit...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

This is well worth a visit when you are in Detmold. It costs €3.00 to park and then there is a gentle uphill walk for about 20 minutes to get to the base of the monument. Well worth visiting the Ernst Bandel hut on the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

The Hermannsdenkmal towers over The town of Detmold there is a bus from the town to the Statue, there is a restaurant and gift shops it is a bit of a hike from the bus stop /parking area. On the way is the small hut...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

Our family went to see this statue because my father used to go there as a child. He wanted to show me as well as his grand daughter. Unfortunately it was still closed. Opened the beginning of April. We didn’t walk up the stairs due...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

I'm not 100% on the cultural significance of this statue but it's situated in a quiet forest area and gives a stunning view of the city below.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

You should go there only when the weather is nice. If it is a overcast or rainy day, stay away. The statue itself is some way interesting but not great and it is historically inaccurate. They charge you 3 Euros for parking and 3.50 Euros...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Good displays and lovely views near the top. Very photogenic. Nearby is a climbing park. Inexpensive

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tona138
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

A good place to breath in the forest! There are places to keep children busy and some activities for youth also.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank baharburcuk
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Lovely spot, great views, magical area with the forest & surrounds. The site also has a high rope course and Externstine is close by too. Visited after the Varusschlacht Museum and great piece of history of German people and monument to Arminius.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank M4157EYdavidb
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Had a great visit of Hermannsdenkmal and nearby Externsteine. Magic German woods! The kids enjoyed canopying too in the park right next to the Hermann memorial.

Date of experience: July 2018
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