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Hermannsdenkmal, Detmold

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
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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  • The statue is great for a small stroll around. Parking is euro 2.50. The climbing of the stairs to the top of the brick building cost euro 3 the view is great but you are not able to go inside the sta...  read more »
  • Visited during a cloudy day which gave a fitting setting for this melo-dramatic giantesque monument. The rather feminine poise and general appearance of the great hero, feathered hat and all, makes yo...  read more »
  • If you've never been on the Herman, do hear and climb up because then you have a fantastic view of the Lipperland
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  • Nice view!
  • I enjoyed my visit to Hermanns Monument. Once at the top there are great views of the surrounding countryside. Well worth a visit.
  • Colossal 53,46 m built in memory of the 9 A.d. against three Roman legions under the Governor of Quinctilius Varus victorious Germanic tribes under the leadership of the cheruskischen Princes Arminius 1875 high. The battle had the Elimination of Roman rule in the Germania East of the Rhine to result. Worthwhile excursion destination!
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  • Always worth a visit. The light art event was a real highlight :)
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  • In good weather a beautiful panorama for little money. The environment is very suitable for walks
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