Leipzig, Germany: Monument to the Battle of the Nations


Jun 28 2017 2 mins   1
The gigantic monument outside Leipzig, Germany, commemorates the pivotal "Battle of the Nations," which involved forces all over Europe. It feels religious, but it's strikingly secular — a powerful monument to more than a battle: to the power of nationalism and to the fact that war leaves even the winners saddled with grief. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.