Waterloosäule

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  • Danny & Kalle

    On 18.06. Napoleon Bonaparte lost the battle of Waterloo in 1815, and the Guelph Hanoverians fought on the side of the winners, under the Prussians Gebhard von Blücher and the Englishman Duke of Wellington. For this reason, the six-level pedestal with the pillar was erected on the Waterlooplatz in Calenberger Neustadt.
    On Sundays and public holidays, the Waterlooplatz monument, which has been closed for years, is reopened in Hannover and you can climb the spiral staircase to enjoy not only the magnificent view of the nearby Old Town on the platform below the triumphant goddess of victory Victoria, but also the The idea of ​​living today in a Europe that can confidently forego such violent events in order to solve its political problems.
    Source (leben-in-hannover.net)

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    • March 13, 2017

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Location: Lower Saxony, Germany

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