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Three Crosses Monument

Gdansk, Poland
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Ranked #12 of 48 Attractions in Gdansk
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

My husband and I walked to this monument and I found this monument moving and classy. Looking at the static exhibits around the monument struck me by learning when and how the revolution took place in that spot especially when I have only learned about this movement from textbooks. This is an important part of Gdansk history that should be... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This is a great place to remember the activities that occurred her in the early 80's. The statue at night is very impressive.

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Valletta, Malta
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The monument to the fallen shipyard Workers, is near the Museum of Solidarity, so it cannot be missed. The work that went to create the three crosses by the dockyard workers was a great sacrifice, and well appreciated by all.

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Maasmechelen, Belgium
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This cross is near the entrance to the docks and the Museum of Solidarity, in fact it can be seen from far. The area round it is a place where you end up speechless.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This monument to the shipyard strikers from the 70s was impressive and right by the old shipyard gates. Its well worth going through the gates to the BHP hall where the workers and Lech Walesa met. It houses an excellent photo exhibition about the Solidarnosc struggle and the hall itself is laid out as if at a meeting or election.... More 

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Gdansk, Pomorskie, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Not only Three Crosses looks monumental, but they also strictly refer to polish history. If you have ever heard about "Solidarność" you can't just miss this place.

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Boston, MA
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This impressive monument is near the entrance to the shipyard gates and a very short walk from the present Roads to Freedom exhibit. It was amazing to stand in the square near where Lech Walensa stood and to really understand and appreciate the struggles and sacrifices made by the Polish people to gain their freedom. The stop at the monument... More 

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middlesbrough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

As well as seeing this monument which is moving on its own don't forget to visit the BHP hall just inside the gate to the ship yard. This was the original conference hall of the ship and the current exhibition is well worth seeing. It shows a chronological pictorial timescale of the events in this town history which influenced so... More 

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Somerset NJ
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

The monument at the gate of the former Lenin Shipyard is just the beginning of what will be a massive museum of Solidarity that will open next year or so. The museum looks like it will resemble a ship under construction, sided with steel plates rusting in the weather. There is a small museum on the premises, with photos and... More 

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Well worth the short walk out of the town centre to experience the birthplace of Solidarity. Much of what happened here has moulded the future Poland. I remember the news and seeing the peoples struggle for freedom and democracy. This is a fitting and moving monument and take time to read what happened. Look out for Pope John Paul's footprints... More 

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