Belgium The Lion of Waterloo (French: Butte du Lion)

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Gert Lucas

About this spot
The Lion of Waterloo (French: Butte du Lion) is a memorial for the Battle of Waterloo (June 18, 1815) that was erected on the initiative of King William I of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands. The monument is located on the territory of the Braine-l'Alleud municipality in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. [1] The monument consists of a giant cast-iron lion that perches on an artificial hill 45 meters above the surrounding plain.

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