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| Karolinenplatz, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is a beautiful memorial dedicated to Napoleon's soldiers who died. The obelisk commemorates their loss.

Thank Mark42139
Reviewed 26 June 2018

At Karolinenplatz you can see a 29-metre tall obelisk which is dedicated to the 30,000 Bavaria soldiers that died during Napoleon's failed invasion of Russia in 1812-13. This is interesting monument that was created by German architect Leo von Klenze. The Karolinenplatz Obelisk was cast...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Located on Karolinenplatz, the monument honors the soldiers who gave up their lives in the Napoleonic campaigns. It is a tall black square obelisk on a three tiered base surrounded by manicured grass and flower beds.

Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Karolinenplatz is located between the old botanical gardens and the museum quarter and is dominated by a tall obelisk which stands in the middle of the square. This obelisk is a war memorial dedicated to the thirty thousand Bavarian soldiers who fought in Napoleon's 1812...More

Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The title of my review sums up all there is to see at this plaza. Kind of interesting that through the grass are tram tracks, the dueling public transit meshing with a pretty but nondescript plaza closer to the big plaza of Koningsplatz.

Thank krenno2
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Karolineplatz contains a black obelisk commemorating the thousands on Bavarian soldiers who died in Napoleon's service. Nothing special to warrant a special trip to see this sight. An OK photo op.

Thank georgesB4777WE
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We came out of Konigsplatz U-bahn station, walked through Konigsplatz, and then came across Karolinenplatz on the way to the museums. It's a nice square with the historical obelisk and many, many flowers.

Thank FTMDave
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

A very nice place to remember lots of lives lost. Makes me sad to read that on it but it's part of history.

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is a small, yet beautiful area that contains an obelisk, brightly-colored flowers, and a tram that travels around this plot of land. So, be careful to ensure you don't get hit by one of the trams.

Thank Christine20009
Reviewed 17 July 2016

So beautiful to see! It is named after the second wife of King Maximilian I , Princess Caroline of Baden. During World War II the Karolinenplatz was heavily damaged.

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