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Victory Column (Siegessaule)

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The victory column was built in 1873 to celebrate Prussia's victory in the Franco-German War. It was moved to its present location in the Tiergarten in 1938. You can go to the top via 270 steps to see great views of Berlin.
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Grosser Stern 1, 10557 Berlin, Germany
Mitte (Borough)
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All reviews worth the climb brandenburg gate traffic circle golden statue bullet holes impressive monument small museum climb the stairs viewing platform small fee great view of the city well worth the effort nice walk walk up tv tower entrance fee sunny day
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Only 3euros to go to the top. There is a small museum inside and you can climb to the top. It’s pretty windy so don’t drop your phone while taking pictures. It’s amazing that you can still see the history with bullet holes on the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MrRobbie08
Reviewed 3 days ago

Located near the Tier Garden, Victory Column is a commemorative piece of architecture. It can be viewed from the park or from the Reichstag building or you can pay a small fee to go up it. This is probably not a must visit and visitors...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JXXXR
Reviewed 5 days ago

Entrance fee is 3 Euros, cash only. After that, stamina is needed to climb the steps. Two of us started, only I made it to the top. Result: Spectacular views of Berlin. I had to ask a stranger to take a picture of me at...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After our walking tour around the Brandenburg Gate and Berliner Dom, our guide asked if any of us wanted to stop by and climb this tower to reach the top of this column which she said entrance fee was covered in our tour. Are you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rvfb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Victory column another fantastic building to view while in berlin.After visiting the Branden gate we set off for the column it's a fair walk you can see the top of the column from the gate.you pass the Russian memorial for there fight in berlin and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank D3441ZTstephenr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This impressive column stands in the middle of the roundabout a few hundred metres from the Brandenburg gate. For a small fee you can gain access to the column and there is a viewing platform, which we didn’t have time to do.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Scotty102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an impressive monument. We just looked at it from the bottom. Next time I'll probably walk to the top for the views over the city.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Simsim7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not waste your time in the museum at the bottom of the column, take your time and climb the steps for wonderful views across the city, its worth the sweat.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank johnhp702
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

283 steps to the top but worth the climb. Great views across Berlin. A small exhibition in the base of the column is worth a glance, but the most impressive bit for me were the incredible mosaics on the first level.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Coz72
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

Not recommended when its windy and your scared of heights!!! The 285 steps are not hugely challenging as there are small areas where you can take a break every now and again! You do get a very good view of the city from the top...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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20 January 2019|
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Response from Jordan W | Reviewed this property |
We purchased at the monument and were able to walk straight up to the ticket counter. We did go in winter though and that may be a different story in summer.
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16 January 2018|
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Response from Gram S | Reviewed this property |
Half an hour at the most, unless you wander through the parkland and get distracted. Watch out for girls in the area trying to get signatures and "donations" for a youth centre - it's a scam.
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