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history lesson in a mo(nu)ment

the artist tells the history of Düsseldorf since 1288 when Düsseldorf became "city"rights - it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Eva D
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Moving memorial

We were wandering around Dusseldorf on Christmas Eve and while we were taking photos of the... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
swtraveler15
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the artist tells the history of Düsseldorf since 1288 when Düsseldorf became "city"rights - it was a tiny village where mostly fishermen and their families lived. - many changes are shown, it is nice to have a look at it, feel it - some details...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

We were wandering around Dusseldorf on Christmas Eve and while we were taking photos of the monument, we met a family from the town. They were attempting to take a family photo in front of this and I offered to take one for them so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank swtraveler15
Reviewed 26 October 2018

It is a very interesting statue and worth a few photos, a description in English would help. It is a must do on a visit to Dusseldorf, also surrounded by two good pubs/restaurants and right by the museum

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Helicopterworld
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Built to celebrate Dusseldorf getting its city rights it is an incredibly detailed monument that is meant to be 'read' left to right as a story. It reminded me of the Ehekarussel monument we saw in Nuremberg.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This is a beautiful statue, nevertheless I was expecting a little more when I saw it was number 5 attraction of Düsseldorf. To me this is not. Still beautiful to see and you can hardly miss it because it is on a central spot in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank FORZA7777
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

All this is is a statue. If you’re an old town go take a picture that’s about it. Nothing more really to see here

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

Stadterhebungsmonument is a complex statue about the first documentation of the civil rights to city Dusseldorf. The monument was inaugurated in 1988, when it was the 700-th anniversary of city Dusseldorf. The statuary group has some elements from the battle of Worringen, and the seal...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gabriel A
Reviewed 10 July 2018

On the 700th Anniversary of the city's jubilee a bronze sculpture was commissioned to mark the battle of Worringin, a battle in which Dusseldorf won its independence. It is hidden in the old town close to the Burgplatz. It is on a corner next to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Set in some nice gardens with other buildings and sculptures of note. Worth a visit if near the waterfront in old town.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GregNS68
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Nice sculpture, very well done. We found on the way while roaming in the city. A fine example of great art.

Date of experience: May 2018
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