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monument to a moment of recent history that is getting forgotten by people, shows the power of the... read more

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Three Crosses Monument

This was just outside the Solidarity Museum. Massive monument, worth checking out after visiting... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

monument to a moment of recent history that is getting forgotten by people, shows the power of the basic worker can make a big difference

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was just outside the Solidarity Museum. Massive monument, worth checking out after visiting the museum.

Thank Lynda00713
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Nothing there other than the monument itself.. However it does commemorate the death of shipyard workers cut down under Polish government orders in 1970.

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is a monument to Solidarity - to fallen shipyard workers. There's so much history in this location. I can't even describe it. I recall the solidarity movement in the 1970's. At this square there is a board showing the requirements of the shipyard workers...More

Thank Katharina291
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers of 1970 is located in front of the Solidarity Museum by the shipyards, about a 20 minute walk from the old town square. The monument commemorates the lives of 42 citizens who were killed by communist security personnel...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Sad to hear what happened here. Went as part of the free walking tour which I say is an absolute must do when in this beautiful city. You will learn about their modern struggle for freedom.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

It was both interesting and sad to hear the tales of communist occupation through our guide (and her childhood), as well as the 1970’s bloody uprisings that eventually led to Freedom and this monument in present day. We drove by without stopping, but still impactful.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 7 June 2018

The sobering story of Solidarity comes to a moving memorial for those who lost their lives. This was the first monument allowed by the Communists and remembers those who gave their lives.

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 3 June 2018

it is an experience sitting in front of the large monument thinking about Lech Walesa and his upraising against the russians

Thank hogsted
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

About a 10 minute walk from the old town this monument in front of the Gdansk shipyard where so much history was made is an awesome site.

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