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Set in a lovely garden next to a large decorated building, this lovely statue commemorates a famous... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
Rob W
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United Kingdom
lovely park, historical monument

I am staying nearby here and pass thru this park often. Since I am on the same street I looked up... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
Geeena
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Horley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

Set in a lovely garden next to a large decorated building, this lovely statue commemorates a famous astronomer. A good historical monument!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rob W
Reviewed September 28, 2018

I am staying nearby here and pass thru this park often. Since I am on the same street I looked up Johannes Heweliusz - he was a famous astronomer but also was the mayor of Gdansk at one point and a well know brewer! Quite...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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

Date of experience: March 2018
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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.

Date of experience: February 2018
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.

Date of experience: December 2017
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!

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

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

Date of experience: November 2017
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