Once again, Napoleon meets his Waterloo

Picture of the Day: Once again, Napoleon meets his Waterloo

WATERLOO (near Brussels) 1815 is the historical site where Napoleon lost the battle - its famous "Butte du Lion" and museum commemorates the Battle of Waterloo

WATERLOO (near Brussels) - Belgium, 1815 is the historical site where Napoleon lost the battle - its famous "Butte du Lion" and museum commemorates the Battle of Waterloo

Napoleon was defeated in 1815 in Waterloo, Belgium. The hill is the exact location of the battle field.

Got lost when traveling in France and ended up here. Napoleon was defeated in 1815 in Waterloo, Belgium. The hill is the exact location of the battle field.

The Waterloo Battle Panorama building, seen from the Lion's Mound, Belgium.

The Waterloo Battle Panorama building, seen from the Lion's Mound, Belgium.

Where I discovered Hoegarden!  #treasuredtravel Napoleon @ Waterloo, Belgium

Where I discovered Hoegarden! #treasuredtravel Napoleon @ Waterloo, Belgium

Waterloo, near Brussels 1815 is the historical site where Napoleon lost the battle. Its famous "Butte du Lion" and museum commemorates the Battle of Waterloo, Belgium

Waterloo, near Brussels 1815 is the historical site where Napoleon lost the battle. Its famous "Butte du Lion" and museum commemorates the Battle of Waterloo, Belgium

The Lion's Mound, Waterloo, Belgium - Large conical artificial hill raised on the battlefield of Waterloo, surmounted by a statue of a lion mounted upon a stone-block pedestal to commemorate the location where William II of the Netherlands (the Prince of Orange) was knocked from his horse by a musket ball to the shoulder during the battle.

The Lion's Mound, Waterloo, Belgium - Large conical artificial hill raised on the battlefield of Waterloo

Moved to Belgium, aged 3, not too far from the Butte de Lion, built to commemorate the Battle of Waterloo and defeat of Napoleon. First of many stays in Belgium.

Visiting Waterloo, Belgium: its Lion monument is nearly 2 centuries old

Moved to Belgium, aged not too far from the Butte de Lion, built to commemorate the Battle of Waterloo and defeat of Napoleon. First of many stays in Belgium.

Für alle, die an diesem Wochenende nicht in Waterloo sein können ...

A trip to Waterloo, Belgium - the place of the final battle of Napoleon Bonaparte June An overview of the main tourist attractions.

Le Cote Vert, Waterloo, Belgium

Hotels in Waterloo.

The Lion's Mound in #Waterloo, #Belgium

Because Belgium has been the meeting place of many armies in the past few centuries I decided to visit one of Europe's most famous battlefields: Waterloo.

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