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Nice monument.

This was a monument to Johannes Heweliusz who was once the mayor of Danzig but who is more famous... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Neil K
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Johannes Heweliusz

Johannes was a councillor and Mayor of Danzig. ( Gdansk). In his career as astronom he build he's... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Baross
,
Spikkestad, Norway
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Korzenna | Stare Miasto, Gdansk, Poland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a monument to Johannes Heweliusz who was once the mayor of Danzig but who is more famous for being one of the founder members of Lunar Topography and also a top astronomer The monument to Johannes Heweliusz ( 1611 - 1687 ) is...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Johannes was a councillor and Mayor of Danzig. ( Gdansk). In his career as astronom he build he's own observatory. There are a lot of info about him on different internet pages. Its a little park in this area where the statue is. And some...More

Thank Baross
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Take a padlock with you to put on the bridge, this statue is set amongst some great architecture in a little park and definitely worth a visit, our guide told us some very interesting history about the statue and the area.

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

In between the old mill and the old town hall, a good spot to take photos. I had not heard of hewelius before but the mural and info board were interesting.

Thank Jenny W
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Dedicated to Johannes. A statue, a mural and a three ring object which is actually a time measuring instrument. He was also well known for beer making although none around sadly!

Thank Ernie H
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Good to know famous people from history. Some historic person will only become famous until the monument is placed.

Thank susihunt
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

The monument is located vis a vis the Old Town Hall where Jan Heweliusz works also as the city councilor and very close to St. Catherine Church where he was burried.

Thank MalgorzataMazur
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

I had never heard of him until coming across his statue in Gdansk. He was Mayor in Danzig (Gdansk) & an astronomer. Next to the statue on a building wall is an astronomical scene painted. Interesting he was born & died on the same day,...More

Thank SPYC
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Hevelius or Heweliusz in polish was a great Polish astronomer. He published the first detailed map of the Moon and calculated the height of the Moon Mountains. We were there with our kids. You can stroll around this beautiful neighborhood.

Thank farmakeros f
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Nice to see...small area but well organised ..next to the town and very quiet. Recommended yo take a look

Thank Sameh H
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