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Victory Column (Siegessaule), Berlin

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You can't help but notice the gigantic statue of the Roman goddess Victoria crowning the top of Victory Column (Siegessaule). It weighs 31 metric tons (34 tons) and is 67 m (220 ft) tall. Designed in 1864 to commemorate Prussia's military triumphs, the statue was not finished until 1873. Intended to honor victory in the German-Danish war, its completion ended up coming closer to Prussia's defeat of France. You're allowed to climb to the top of the tower, but the statue the locals call Golden Lizzy will still be above you. The ascent is strenuous and not recommended for those with mobility issues. Plan to visit Victory Column (Siegessaule) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Berlin attractions using our Berlin vacation builder.
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  • A memorable column with traces of damage from World War II. A little too much, but a great view. Slešna cash closely monitor the number of visitors and then feel free to sell or timetables for the whole 15 minutes. This is called safety.
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  • Rewarding exhibition at the staircase, beautiful views of Berlin, from a very special perspective, very decay rate admission prices (€3.0)
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  • For only 3 euros you can get great views of the tier garden and different regions of Berlin city. Very steep climb up around 280 steps. Pretty quiet when we in.  more »
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  • It's a perfect place for some relaxing after walking through the huge park. You can also climb up 285 staircases for only 3 Euro and enjoy the panorama view.
  • One of the beautiful places in Berlin to visit. A nice view from the top of the column. Also those models of other historical structures within the column are worth a visit.
  • Amazing view, for an entrence fee of just 3€ (27.3.2017). Notice that only stairways lead up (and down 😉), no lift. We went on a Monday around midday, and there was no queue, no rush or any problems. There are 282 steps up (self-counted) but it definitely is worth the effort!
  • The view from the top is amazing. There is often a very long line, especially in the summer time, but I think it is definitely worth the wait. People who do not like going up lots of stairs or are scared of heights would not like this tower.
  • The column isn't open for 24/7 for sure. I think you can't enter after 18/19 o'clock, I can't really remember but the entrance was already closed when we get there with my friend after 6pm, so better keep it in mind.