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Jan III Sobieski was very important for the history of Poland and Europe as the CEO (sorry the king) who defeated the Turks at Vienna. If Poland did not take part in this war with the Turks, we do not know how the further history...More
The statue and monument to Jan III Sobieski Monument is a great equestrian statue to one of Poland's most famous kings.
The monument is in honour of Jan III Sobieski who in 1683 defeated the Turks at the gates of Vienna and so ensured Europe...More
Monument in honour of the great king and warrior who held back the Ottoman Empire at Vienna, and prevented the Turks from conquering Christian Europe. I run also into this with not making a plan to do it. A lot of info about the king...More
A statue of one of Gdansk and Poland's greatest Generals who led the Polish Army to Victory, some great places to eat nearby and a must try is the Milk Bar where traditional Polish food is served at unbelievably low prices
From a metal band I knew the story of the Vienna siege in 1683 and this chap's role. An imposing statue, unfortunately a group of cider drinkers in attendance on the park benches. Swmbo told me off for breaking into song "and the winged hussars...More
In today's world when migration is many countries' business I call King Jan III Sobieski a forced migrant! The statue was first erected in Lviv where he was born, then after WWII when the maps were redrawn, Lviv belongs to Ukraine, the Polish King statue...More