Hermannsdenkmal

Local nameHermannsdenkmal
LocationDetmold, Germany

The Hermannsdenkmal is a monument located southwest of Detmold in the district of Lippe, in Germany. It stands on the densely forested Grotenburg, sometimes also called the Teutberg or Teut, a hill in the Teutoburger Wald range. The monument is located inside the remains of a circular rampart.

The monument was constructed between 1838 and 1875 to commemorate the Cherusci war chief Arminius and his victory over Rome at the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in 9 AD. When the statue was built, its location was believed to be near the original battle site, although experts now consider it more likely that the battle took place near Kalkriese, about 100 km to the north-west.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermannsdenkmal

Official Website https://www.hermannsdenkmal.de/

Address 32760, Germany

Coordinates 51°54'41.892" N 8°50'22.159" E

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