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i stumbled on this while walking and was overwhelmed at the beauty

I stumbled on this. I have to say I was in awe of the beauty of this park, the water feature the... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Sally M
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Guam, Mariana Islands
visiting the Old City Hall in Gdansk

Went to see the Old City Hall and found this monument to the Polish court astronomer, Jan... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
bfindysz
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Jerusalem District, Israel
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

I stumbled on this. I have to say I was in awe of the beauty of this park, the water feature the mural on the building then the statute and history. Delightful piece of history

Thank Sally M
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Went to see the Old City Hall and found this monument to the Polish court astronomer, Jan Heweliusz. Great monument and very nice surprise.

Thank bfindysz
Reviewed April 14, 2018 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
Reviewed March 16, 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
Reviewed February 4, 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.

Thank JednSasha
Reviewed December 12, 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
Reviewed November 18, 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
Reviewed November 7, 2017

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

Thank susihunt
Reviewed November 7, 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
Reviewed September 6, 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

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