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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  • Here must be everybody up in Leipzig lingers. Only the top is kinda tight and nothing for...
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  • Huge impressive structure but not sure if it's worth the effort of going to the top. Wish I'd remembered to go back at night to see it illuminated, probably looks dramatic.  more »
  • Yes, the monument looks solid and chunky, but upon closer inspection, you can discover a lot. You are willing something more so that to deal, one quickly realizes that it has more to offer than just the memory of the battles of 1813 around to Leipzig. This was probably the original idea, when the monument was built one hundred years later. The symbolism of the figures and reliefs although schlacht-and kriegsbezogen, fit but not really to the fighting, which carries the monument in the name. If you know that the architect and Builder belonged to the Freemasons, the monument tells suddenly much more and also the obstacles offer exciting approaches, why it looks well at the end, as it is during the construction. Ask, have to do nothing at all with the napolionischen fight: how many levels are there on the inside? Why is the entrance since 2006 somewhere else? Yet the history around the battle of the Nations is firmly connected with Leipzig and holds other exciting questions: what is the "floral coffee" and who here who (and most importantly, why) delivered a battle that has claimed more than 100,000 lives in October 1813? Suddenly, the water basin in front of the monument is not only landscape architecture, but one understands the term "Pool of tears". The Museum and the accompanying exhibition to the renovation offer many other interesting facts. Watch and pay attention to the details!
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  • Today, our visit not of success was crowned. 5 times visible staff and it has ignored us. When we went they had noticed us. It's a pity also for our child, which was disappointed. Other visits before were different and better. The restaurant at our time was not full. Maybe was it a little warm and Sunday.
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  • Food is good, the service is friendly and fast. The restaurant is quite noisy due to the architecture, if a few guests are present. I'd like to go again.
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  • The service is very friendly. The menu was ever better. There also once was a steak day - all over. Too bad, so I'll avoid the restaurant.
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  • Good location, in the vicinity of the battle of Nations monument, on the edge of a Parkes.Genug parking in immediate Nähe.Im restaurant itself is all pretty dark kept, very rustic. In good weather you can sit comfortably outside. Staff often choppy, but nice. Range of food and drink good price io.
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  • The food taste was alright but not perfect, never mind Yes but right now, but unfortunately a part of my order was only lukewarm. The drinks are stretched ugly erweise with water. The staff is frantic and inexpert that feel better. Tables will be cleared only when the next guest is already waiting. Everything goes in right but much better here, a more reasonable price saves the overall picture.
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