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Monument of Rota master Pilecki

Promenada Staromiejska | behind Opera House, Wroclaw 54-025, Poland
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A beautiful monument commemorating one of the heroes of Poland

In memory of the man who sacrificed life for his fellow-countrymen and the motherland. When one... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Ravalus
via mobile
Moving story

Not too far from the Rynek (central square of the city), this sculpture is dedicated to Witold... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Jerome P
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Dublin, Ireland
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The monument commemorates Polish hero – Rota master Witold Pilecki, who was a prisoner of Auschwitz during WW2 and is a victim of communist terror. The monument was inaugurated in May 2011 and has a original form of black ring of diameter of 3.5m.
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25 May 2017
“A beautiful monument commemorating one of the heroes of Poland”
16 May 2017
“Moving story”
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Promenada Staromiejska | behind Opera House, Wroclaw 54-025, Poland
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

In memory of the man who sacrificed life for his fellow-countrymen and the motherland. When one thinks of what he accomplished, it is difficult not to contemplate such bravery and devotion to ideals. I wish I would behave with so much courage if such need...More

Thank Ravalus
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Not too far from the Rynek (central square of the city), this sculpture is dedicated to Witold Pilecki who got deported on purpose in Auschwitz to organize the resistance and inform the allies about what was happening in the camps. The sculpture itself is worth...More

Thank Jerome P
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

This poignant Monument was really interesting,we came across this simple Monument of a black ring after we had been to the Opera building to see this beautiful building. I looked up the significance of the black ring on the Internet and this made the Monument...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Just down from the opera house in a park area. Unusual in its simplicity and beautiful in its meaning.

Thank Ramoneh
Reviewed 10 October 2012

There are many monuments in Poland commemorating war heroes and victims of communist terror, but this one is something special. It has a form of black ring, which was traditionally worn by widows to commemorate their men who lost their life fighting for freedom of...More

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