The Völkerschlachtdenkmal is a memorial in the southeast of Leipzig, Germany. It commemorates the Völkerschlacht at Leipzig in 1813 – with 600000 soldiers one of the biggest battles in history. Long story short: Napoleon Bonaparte lost and had to leave Germany.

The memorial is 91 meters high and was opened in 1913. You can enter the building behind archangel Michael and visit the impressive crypt. You can also climb up and enjoy views from up above.

Völkerschlachtdenkmal Leipzig
Straße des 18. Oktober 100
04299 Leipzig


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