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Hermannsdenkmal, Detmold

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One of Germany's most famous monuments, Hermannsdenkmal stands 386 m (1,266 ft) tall in Teutoburg Forest and was built in 1875 to commemorate legendary war chief Hermann and the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest against the Romans in 9 CE+F28 Today, it serves more as a peace memorial and emblem to German unification, with the words "German unity is my strength--My strength is Germany's might" inscribed on Hermann's sword. Climb up the monument's base for wide views of the surrounding region. To visit Hermannsdenkmal on your holiday in Detmold, and find out what else Detmold has to offer, use our Detmold trip itinerary builder.
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  • Again and again. Very nice area. Recommended! Great hiking trails! Everything is very neat and clean
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  • Well accessible with wheelchair, located near good restaurant with reasonable prices. Depending on the what page you can see the monument, it appears in a different light.
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  • Another binding site to visit if you are into detmold. You can go on foot for the mountain (it is a March of more or less 1 hour very nice through the forest, is very well signposted) or can be reached by bus. The statue is very interesting and has a spectacular view of the Teutonic forest urged!
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  • Wonderful scenery while getting here, especially if you are on a bike. The statue and place itself has a historic significance to Germany. There is something to do for everyone, including a well constructed and challenging climbing park, do try your hand at it if you got time.
  • All I can say is "Wow". Spent the day exploring the site and was happy to have gone up the statue of Arminus.
  • wonderful place.
  • Nice view!
  • Super View !