Volkerschlachtdenkmal, Leipzig

4.4
Monument · Landmark
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. To visit Volkerschlachtdenkmal and other attractions in Leipzig, use our Leipzig online holiday planner.
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  • Really impressed with this amazing monument, absolutely beautiful location and definitely a 'must see' whilst in Lepzig.  more »
  • Huge monument and great museum in the southeastern part of Leipzig, 91 meters high and one of the highest monuments in Europe. It commemorates a great battle in 1813 at Leipzig between the French...  more »
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