Monument to the Battle of the Nations
Str. des 18. Oktober 100, 04299 Leipzig, Germany
Sorry, Napoleon, You Lost: The Battle of LeipzigWith the long name of Völkerschlachtdenkmal, this is a monument to the Battle of the Nations, located in South Leipzig and built in 1913. It commemorates the clash against Napoleon, and his defeat. The monument includes a museum, and it is surrounded by one of the most interesting German cemeteries, with a monument to the victims of WWII. You can also go up to the platform at the top (500 steps) and gain a nice view of Leipzig city center and its surroundings.