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Monument to the Battle of the Nations and FORUM 1813

City of Leipzig Landmark

View of the illuminated Monument to the Battle of the Nations at night next to the Museum Forum 1813, which houses an exhibition on the Battle of the Nations near Leipzig and the Lake of Tears built in memory of the fallen soldiers, history of Leipzig, sights, cultural institution
© Andreas Schmidt

It is arguably Leipzig's best-known landmark, commemorating the historic Battle of the Nations against Napoleon in the autumn of 1813. Climb 364 steps and enjoy a phenomenal panoramic view of Leipzig and its surroundings from the observation deck.

The FORUM 1813 museum is integrated into the monument complex and offers spectacular insights into the events of the liberation wars and their climax, the decisive Battle of the Nations near Leipzig.


location Monument to the Battle of the Nations / FORUM 1813
Straße des 18. Oktober 100
04299 Leipzig
phone +49 (0)341 2416870
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