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Siegessäule

Siegessäule, Berlin
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Quick Facts
CityBerlin
CountryGermany
Year1873
Height69,0m / 226ft
Realization
ArchitectJohann Heinrich Stack
Friedrich Drake (statue)
Building Info
NameSiegessäule
AliasVictory column
Address
Grosser Stern, Straße des 17. juni
Notes
Constructed to celebrate the victory of Prussia over Denmark in 1864, Austria in 1866 and France in 1870.
The statue, built by Friedrich Drake depicts the goddess Victoria.
A staircase with 285 steps leads to an observatory.
The statue weighs 35 tons.
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