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Katyn Forest Massacre Memorial

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Great location

A good reminder of history in a high traffic prime location. When you are there do not miss the... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
Burlington, Canada
A great spot honoring a horrible time in polish history

History aside, this memorial is truly magnificent. Combine the powerful piece with the NYC back... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2018
Michael A
New Providence, New Jersey
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

A good reminder of history in a high traffic prime location. When you are there do not miss the view of Manhattan downtown.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 19, 2018

History aside, this memorial is truly magnificent. Combine the powerful piece with the NYC back drop, it's magic. Take a chance to check this out while you can. They are moving the statue to a different location and might not have the same Kodak moment.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

One of only a handful of reasons to cross the river into Jersey City. A stark reminder of how war can effect the people when politicians start wars. Beautiful statue with the WTC in the background. Truly one of a kind and inspiring.

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Jdiamond2
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Soon this monument will be removed under pretense of engineering work. However, this monument will not return to its original location fro several reasons, mostly political and because it commemorates Katyn Massacre. To this day Russian propaganda machine claims that Polish Officers were shot one...More

Date of experience: August 2017
9  Thank Pawel S
Reviewed February 21, 2018

Come and read the plaque and learn a little bit about the tragedy. In the middle of the pedestrian area at Exchange Place, so lots of people coming and going.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Ok, but not much to see. Lot's of other stuff around and great area for picture taking. Waterfront area is beautiful.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Katyn Forrest is an emotional remembrance for the Polish people. Deeply moving, and the symbolism of the bayonet to the back is not missed.

Date of experience: December 2017
6  Thank John L
Reviewed October 10, 2017

This statue is disturbing to see but interesting to learn about the history of it. It just seems out of place in Jersey City.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

It is right outside the Exchange Place on the Path subway line. Would recommend it only if you want to pay respects to the war heroes. The scenery of the NY skyline on the waterfront, just behind this is awesome

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank KaranPais
Reviewed September 12, 2017

It was only by chance walking past this memorial did I see what it was dedicated to and also the fact that there is a memorial plaque to the 9/11 attacks on one side.

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank Rich J
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