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Victory Column (Siegessaule)

Grosser Stern 15, 10557 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 3339509
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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 15, 10557 Berlin, Germany
Charlottenburg
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is something you notice from far away. It is an iconic figure of the city, with a beautiful angel on top. For years I wanted to know this place since appears in a movie I really liked from the 90's Faraway, So Close.

Thank Ricardo O
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is in the park and has been moved previously and now stands 7 metres higher. The gold statue is brilliant and stands out especially against dark clouds

Thank Crispsting
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Take a walk around the base and look at the marks showing where bullet and shell damage has been repaired following the fighting in April 1945. Then sit and think. You may climb to the top, I got about 2/3 of the way before vertigo...More

Thank DesdinovaUK
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Part of the hop on hop off tour. 3€ enterance fee. We walked to the top, lots of stairs, up the spiral staircase. Great views across Berlin. Good phot opportunity. History available in museum section Worth a visit

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Yessssss! This is awesome! Climbing the 287? Steps almost did me in, but it was worth it. It was raining a bit, so it was a bit slick at the time. At the top, it's very narrow, and even two people having to pass each...More

Thank truegrits1
Reviewed 12 June 2017

A lot of history with the column and it is worth at least taking a walk to and exploring. If you dont want to take the tour it is a 15 minute tour to see. We liked they left the damage, etc in place to...More

Thank HoustonJim
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My favorite monument has always been El Angel de la Revolución for its sheer beauty. But I was taken aback by this piece. It is worth seeing if you like monuments and art of this kind.

Thank jackietrehorn
Reviewed 10 June 2017

if you stand on the Siegessäule, (from Sieg ‘victory’ + Säule ‘column’ ) is a monument in Berlin, Germany. It was designed by German artist Heinrich Strack, after 1864 to commemorate the Prussian victory in the Danish-Prussian War. It was inaugurated on 2 September 1873...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

There is a small but very informative and interesting museum on the ground floor and some unique mosaic art on the first level up.The panoramic views from the upper observation deck are spectacular, totally worth the price of admission.

1  Thank peter k
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Within the beautiful Tiergarten, spend the 3 Euros to visit the small museum and gift shop within either before or after climbing the 283 steps for an incredible birds-eye view of Berlin in every direction. Each landing of the spiral staircase has seating, so you...More

Thank Prof_Thea
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