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Fundamental place for Polish contemporary history

This place must be included in every tour of Gdansk, because it's connected to the strikes of 1970s... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vilnius, Lithuania
This literally cannot be missed.

Located just outside the Solidarity Centre,The Three Crosses Monument is a massive monument that... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
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plac Solidarnosci, Gdansk, Poland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place must be included in every tour of Gdansk, because it's connected to the strikes of 1970s and the free trade union Solidarnosc - which changed the destiny of Poland. From the artistical point of view, the monument is not particularly interesting. Cross the...More

Thank Thombly
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Located just outside the Solidarity Centre,The Three Crosses Monument is a massive monument that you won't miss. It's probably not worth going up and close unless you are going to the Solidarity Centre but it can be seen (from a distance) from around the Old...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

Beautiful monument to those who fell during the protests of 1970. Right in front of the European Solidarity Centre.

Thank dp_visser
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Close to the main train station, Gdansk Glowny, (10/15 minutes walk) this memorial stands for such an important part of the countrys' history. It is a striking monument with the museum behind it and we then walked through Gate no. 2 and made our way...More

Thank Moriston
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Set close to the ESC and visible from the Contemplation Area of the centre, a very moving monument to the brave members of the movement.

Thank BebbieHartlepool
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers 1970 is also called the Three Crosses Monument and commemorates the victims of December 1970. It recalls the dramatic events in December 1970 when, during strikes by workers of the then named Lenin Shipyard and their suppression by...More

1  Thank incite_wanderlust
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I don't think I would travel just to look at the Monument outside the museum and then not go in to look around the rest. That said its a lovely well place monument to the fallen ship yard workers who stood up to the communist...More

1  Thank Rainy0
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I visited this place many times, it gave me many impulses to think about Polish history and brave people of this nation. There is magical atmosphere in the evenings.

1  Thank Petra N
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Well placed in centre of Solidarity Square with shipyard and museum behind. Information on the monument is given on the audio guide in the museum.

Thank HMT44
Reviewed 2 August 2017

A reminder of the Cold War, when several workers were massacred while they fought for better living conditions and freedom, in 1970. The early uprisings that lead to fell the communist regime in Poland, lead by the Solidarity and Lech Walesa, later in the 1980s!...More

Thank Lok S
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