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The victory column was built in 1873 to celebrate Prussia's victory in the Franco-German War. It was moved to its present location in the Tiergarten in 1938. You can go to the top via 270 steps to see great views of Berlin.
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We haven't taken to the top of the column but have just visited the monument. Even if we can't make it to the top climbing 280+ steps, it is still worth visiting the monument. A must see in Berlin for any visitor.
3 euros per person and you can climb to the top of this column. It is not for the feint hearted; the staircase is narrow and I am unfit and so was glad of the small landings within the spiral to catch my breath. The...More
There are taller points of which to see all of Berlin, but for me this is the best. The 285 steps to the top are daunting at my age, I had to stop a number of times to get my breath. The view from this...More
This monument is stunning and was much bigger than we expected. To get to the column you have to walk through an underground tunnel. We didn't feel comfortable with this as it was already getting dark when we were there (December is dark by 4pm)....More
The panoramic view from the top is magnificent..confluence of 5-6 major roads to the structure. not very crowded.. climbing to the top is not so easy as expected.. but its worth. they charge a small fee for the entry