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There is quite a walk to get to this, however, it is very interesting from a historical perspective... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2016
Starkin
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An impressive fort right on the estuary and towards the beach. great detail and many interesting... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2015
Bernd N
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Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
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3 Jun 2018
“Worth all this long walk!”
11 Aug 2016
“great historical lesson”
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

Świnoujście is often associated with its beach and the promenade ...But if you take interest in more than sunbathing, visit this site.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Marek_ZG
Reviewed August 11, 2016

the owners are doing a lot to assemble a vast collection of artefacts from the periods of the fort's existance. A very interesting lesson of Polish, German and Russion history in this area. There is a lot to see, read, go around and spend some...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

There is quite a walk to get to this, however, it is very interesting from a historical perspective & I loved photographing here.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Starkin
Reviewed July 6, 2016

A well preserved military fort built around 1850's and serving until 1960's to various armies. Visit will take you about 1-2 hours. There's also a little war-weapons museum inside.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kami P
Reviewed July 10, 2015

An impressive fort right on the estuary and towards the beach. great detail and many interesting exhibits. Admission in Fort Zachodni costs 10zł that are worthwhile and are favorable. In the fort is a small snack bar and the owners are very friendly, happy to...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Bernd N
Reviewed October 28, 2014

If you like old bunkers and fortifications you will love this place. You can sit down and play with a number of anti-aircraft artillery guns, explore underground fortifications and see world war II command centre building. Great fun for kids.

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed June 25, 2014

It was very interesting to get known how the fort was used during its long life by different troops/countries.

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Alex_from_Estonia
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