Lion hill of Waterloo

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By dda @ 2007-02-26 13:28:45
The lion hill, which is the main memorial monument of the Battle of Waterloo, indicates the spot where the Prince of Orange was wounded. A total of 226 stairs leads to the top of the monument where one can enjoy a beautiful view of the entire battlefield.
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@ 2014-09-06 19:12:26
Apparently Arthur Wellesley, First Duke of Wellington, returned here years later and was upset because they'd spoiled his battlefield by removing earth to make the mound. I wonder what Europe would look like today if it had gone the other way that day. A close run thing.