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Volkerschlachtdenkmal

Strasse des 18. Oktober 100, 04299, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 18780471
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Anti climax

Huge impressive structure but not sure if it's worth the effort of going to the top. Wish I'd... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
kuepper
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Glossop, United Kingdom
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A Monument that Truly has the Power to Move You!

We visited the Volkii on a Sunday and I must say it was a truly moving experience! The massiveness... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mariellen-Exeter
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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Largest war memorial in Europe
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Strasse des 18. Oktober 100, 04299, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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.

Thank kuepper
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Volkii on a Sunday and I must say it was a truly moving experience! The massiveness of the monument and the statues make one feel small. The lighting inside is dramatic and gives the viewer the feeling of being in a holy...More

Thank Mariellen-Exeter
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the tallest monument in Europe. I climbed the 360+ steps to the top and got an amazing panorama of Leipzig and the surrounding area where the big battle in 1813 was fought. The stairs are organised as one-way routes so that you don't...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, the reflecting pool is undergoing a complete renovation. I would possibly return to see it when that work is completed. Inside, this place creeped me out a bit.

Thank Road-Lifer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The monument commemorates the battle of the nations where Napoleon was defeated by the armies of the six nations. It was the largest battle in Europe before world war 1. While standing at the top think of the sacrifices made at the spot.

Thank uwisser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Monument to the Battle of the Nations in German: Völkerschlachtdenkmal or sometimes shortened by the Saxonians to Völki is a monument in Leipzig, in rememberance of the 1813 Battle of Leipzig, also known as the Battle of the Nations. It was paid for mostly...More

Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to Leipzig almost entirely just to visit this monument. It is simply spectacular! Not only was it interesting to learn what the battle of nations was, but the memorial itself is simply breathtaking! I will definitely return in a year or two when...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do! But the spiral staircase is very small. The view is stunning and the structure is an engineering marvel. Wonderful piece of german artwork and memorial of the napoleonic wars and those Europeans that lost their lives in Leipzig

Thank Preston S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Völkerschlachtdenkmal, which is also called the Monument to the Battle of the Nations, will leave you speechlees because it is colossal. It can be accessed all the way to the top, a pristine spot to view all of Leipzig. Plus, you can go all...More

1  Thank El077
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This monument provides wonderful views of the city. It is worth the climb to the top- although the staircases can get a bit narrow and may not be for every one. It is a massive structure that you underestimate from the centre of town. It's...More

Thank Elizabeth L
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Margaret V
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I didn't book a tour so I'm not sure. They have audio guides though. There is free parking within walking distance. I was there during Octoberfest so we had to walk pretty far because parking was hard to come by. But that... More
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If I recall it well, you can take the Tram 2
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