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Monuments to explore in Nidwalden

Nidwalden

Nidwalden is located in the center of Switzerland. The lake and the mountains of Nidwalden attract many tourists, both during the winter and the summer.

Winkelrieddenkmal
WinkelrieddenkmalRathauspl. 8, 6370 Stans, Switzerland

The Winkelried Monument is a monument to Arnold Winkelried on the village square of Stans, Canton of Nidwalden, Switzerland. The location between the church and the town hall underlines the importance of the monument. A group of three figures in Carrara marble is depicted. The Winkelried Monument represents the attempt to capture a heroic gesture in a harmonious, classicist triangular shape. This represented a new form of the war memorial, which however remained without a successor.

Map of Monuments to explore in Nidwalden