Door @ Waterloo Column - Hannover, Germany, NI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi
N 52° 21.991 E 009° 43.658
32U E 549542 N 5802053
Quick Description: This is the unique artistic door at the so-called 'Waterloosäule' (Waterloo Column) in Hannover, Germany, Niedersachsen. The column is a memorial for the victory over Napolean I.
Location: Niedersachsen, Germany
Date Posted: 4/4/2013 10:43:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMGRJH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 15

Long Description:
This is the unique artistic door at the so-called 'Waterloosäule' (Waterloo Column) in Hannover, Germany, Niedersachsen. The column is a memorial for the victory over Napolean I.

The door is made of bronze with several engravements.
It can be accessed all the time for free.


The Waterloo column is a 46.31 meters high Victory Column in the Hanover district Calenberger Neustadt. It was built on the Waterloo Square in the years 1825-1832 after a design by Georg Ludwig Friedrich Laves. It is crowned with a statue of Victoria.

The monument commemorates the victory at the Battle of Waterloo, which Great Britain, Prussia and Hanover on 18 June 1815 all won against Napoleon I.. The column was achieved only after almost ten years, 1816 began discussions and planning. The inauguration took place on 18 June 1832, the anniversary of the defeat of Napoleon, instead.
Type of material of the door: Other

Functional door?: Yes

Location of this door/way: On public property

Is it accessable only by paid admission": No

Style: Modern

Address or physical location:
Waterlooplatz 30169 Hannover Germany


Visit Instructions:
  • At least one photo is required.
  • A VISITED only remark, will be deleted.
  • Search for...
    Geocaching.com Google Map
    Google Maps
    MapQuest
    Bing Maps
    Nearest Waymarks
    Nearest Doorways of the World
    Nearest Geocaches
    Nearest Benchmarks
    Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
    Recent Visits/Logs:
    Date Logged Log User Rating  
    Lotty visited Door @ Waterloo Column - Hannover, Germany, NI 8/8/2020 Lotty visited it
    me.toString visited Door @ Waterloo Column - Hannover, Germany, NI 5/25/2014 me.toString visited it

    View all visits/logs