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Situated between the Old town and the Main town this monument is impressive. I found the sculpture... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
nadi O o
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From a metal band I knew the story of the Vienna siege in 1683 and this chap's role. An imposing... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2017
Ernie H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Situated between the Old town and the Main town this monument is impressive. I found the sculpture a nice piece of art.

Thank nadi O o
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Well worth a look when visiting the city. Stop of 2 mins for photos. Got some history behind it that you can listen to on the free walking tour. Ok but not a must see really.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed June 10, 2018

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

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Neil K
Reviewed March 24, 2018

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

Thank Baross
Reviewed February 7, 2018

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

Thank JednSasha
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Ernie H
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Ok, it’s “just a statue”, but I cannot give commemoration of his endeavours in Wien any less than 5 stars.

Thank Lee_n_Dee123
Reviewed June 12, 2017

A big monument in a big square we had few photos with this nice monument .... Gdansk is walkable so onw can walk arour this nice ciry easy

Thank thesegmrs
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

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

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