Volkerschlachtdenkmal, Leipzig

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The 500-step, 91 m (299 ft) tall Volkerschlachtdenkmal commemorates the 1813 Battle of Leipzig. You can take breaks at various spots on the way up to the viewing platform. Alternatively, you can take the elevator all or some of the way. You'll be reminded of this bloody battle's fatalities at the crypt, which is adorned by eight large statues of fallen warriors. Continue upward to the hall of fame. The four statues here represent historic qualities ascribed to the German people: bravery, faith, sacrifice, and fertility. Once you reach the viewing platform, you will be rewarded with spectacular views across the city. Plan to visit Volkerschlachtdenkmal during your Leipzig vacation using our convenient Leipzig online holiday planner .
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  • Monumental structure. Not far from it is a cemetery and crematorium. The building of the crematorium with interesting architecture. Be sure to visit this place.
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  • This is quite some monument, 91m high with some 270 steps but well worth it not just for the views, but also the sheer scale and difference of the internal cavernous stages adorned with fighters and s...  more »
  • The building is very impressive from the inside and especially from the outside. Inside everything is very clean. The view from the observation decks is fascinating.
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