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The Angel of Freedom @ Solidarity Square

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An important monument and memorial

A very fitting tribute to those who were killed protesting in 1970 and importantly located in a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Looks amazing and much more

This sculpture is masterfully made. The details are lifelike but also a bit surreal. I gives off an... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
Maciej C
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Plac Solidarnosci, Szczecin 70-550, Poland
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very fitting tribute to those who were killed protesting in 1970 and importantly located in a square that is one of the icons of Szczecin. It can't be missed and shouldn't be either.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NB1957
Reviewed September 20, 2018

This sculpture is masterfully made. The details are lifelike but also a bit surreal. I gives off an eerie feeling. Somewhat unsettling as if the angel will move any moment and fly away.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maciej C
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Freedom comes with a heavy price, this angel was erected to commemorate the workers that died protesting in 1970s. It's such a beautiful experience to just look at the angel

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank gloryp198
Reviewed May 30, 2017

This sculpture is a beautiful tribute to the 16 young people killed during a protest in 1970. The names of those killed are carved on plaques at the base of the statue. A humbling experience to see and realize these people died not so long...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank AmandaOldRog
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

This is such a great public space. Different experiences / different times of the day. Late afternoon was great!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank BrianfromLondon
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

This monument commemorates those who died in the uprising of 1970. Imposing in size, carrying a crown of thorns, but with a peaceful face, the angel reminds us that freedom often comes at a great cost.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank AMCTheJetSetter
Reviewed July 20, 2016

This can be seen on a walking tour of the city center. It is very centrally located and easy to see whether walking or driving.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Louise P
Reviewed April 21, 2016

As a tourist attraction , not very interesting. Its nice to see if you are in the area but I wouldn't make it my main priority

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Michal Z
Reviewed April 19, 2016

We have passed many times this angel. She is so beautiful and I couldn't help myself taking photos every day. She stands beside the modern concert hall in Szczecin.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Madamveggie
Reviewed March 31, 2016

My photos aren't available but might show that this angel statue is quite unusual and definitely worth viewing. Walk through the plaza and you'll also get to see a church with multicolored bricks, set in patterns, and a very modern building juxtaposed against the older...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Amy M
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