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Address: Grotenburg, 32760 Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 170 9512937

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A great piece of History

This is a great piece of Germany's history! We enjoyed hearing about it and walking the grounds! They do have an obstacle course that looked fun but we choose not to do it.

Reviewed 7 March 2017
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St. Augustine, Florida
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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great piece of Germany's history! We enjoyed hearing about it and walking the grounds! They do have an obstacle course that looked fun but we choose not to do it.

1 Thank Otterhoney
Detmold, Germany
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

See Hermann every day when I open the curtains. Hermann is a must see when in Lippeland, an impressive sight towing over the surrounding woodlands...amazing views on clear days from the view point just beneath the statue.

1 Thank grahamp687
Sant Just Desvern, Spain
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Very good place to visit and spend some time with the views. There is also a good point to remember the battles between romans and germans

Thank Draconhill
Burnaby, Canada
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This monument is a must see when in the area. I enjoyed it and the beautiful view. Reminding of the victory of the Germans against the Romans 2000 years ago, it points out to one of the first key moments in the history of the German empire.

Thank Alex_BBY
Dundee, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

While based at Detmold in the early 70's we often used Herman to zero in and improve our arial photography so it was nice to revisit this magnificent statue. It is well worth climbing the many stairs up to the crown of the tower as the view from there is truly magnificent. There is also a high-wire course in the... More 

Thank Alan B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The monument for the Germanic tribal leader Hermann or Arminius, is an impressive statue in the middle of the hills near Detmold. You can buy a combination ticket with the Externsteine, which I both recommend. When visiting both locations you should wear sturdy walking shoes, the surroundings are steep, but astounding. There are gift shops and restaurants nearby, and the... More 

Thank Wilmar T
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The statue is great for a small stroll around. Parking is euro 2.50. The climbing of the stairs to the top of the brick building cost euro 3 the view is great but you are not able to go inside the statue itself.

Thank Rupingazi
Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Visited during a cloudy day which gave a fitting setting for this melo-dramatic giantesque monument. The rather feminine poise and general appearance of the great hero, feathered hat and all, makes you smile rather than look in awe...

Thank kattullus
Poole, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Lovely place to spend a few hours.There is an interesting old workshop/house of the creator to visit and it has a miniature copy including the internal structure.You can climb up for a better view of the surrounding country side.

Thank 244griffin
Anna Bay, Australia
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

For a quick excursion or add the Exterstein and make it a day trip from Bielefeld. Interesting history and the info signage was in both German and English. It's worth the climb inside the tower but get a combo ticket with the exterstein for €4.50 for good value.

Thank Jacqui A

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