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Address: Gdansk, Poland

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A striking and poignant monument to those killed in the solidarity movement that began at Gdansk's shipyard. It's right outside the European Centre of Solidarity so put aside... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

A striking and poignant monument to those killed in the solidarity movement that began at Gdansk's shipyard. It's right outside the European Centre of Solidarity so put aside 15mins to wander around outside before or after going in.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The monument is outside the Solidarity Museum and is worh taking time to visit, before going into the museum. The memorials are very poignant, especially when you note that some of the victims were only young boys (15 & 16 year old).The museum gives an insight to the background behind the brutality the regime put down the strikes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is beautiful. 3 crosses dedicated to the workers who died in a standoff with the communist government in 1970. It is right beside the Solidarity museum. Nice way to spend a half hour before or after visiting the museum. An important part of history and well worth taking a few photos or exploring. Nothing is in English but you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is a really impressive piece of history of Gdansk, Poland, Eurppe and the world. And it simply needs to combined with a visit to the ESC to really understand the events that led to this monument.

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Burlington, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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