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Westerplatte

Gdansk, Poland
+48 58 767 91 64
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The historical place

The second World War have been stsrted in the Westerplatte, so in my opinion, everybody should... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sara J
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Gdansk, Poland
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very interesting

caught the ferry from the green gate which in its self was very good . when you arrive at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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The historic site where World War II broke out on September 1, 1939 includes a small museum and a towering monument to the Polish defenders.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Gdansk, Poland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The second World War have been stsrted in the Westerplatte, so in my opinion, everybody should visit that place.

Thank Sara J
Reviewed 4 days ago

caught the ferry from the green gate which in its self was very good . when you arrive at westerplatte there's the usual souvenir shops/stalls and a few bar/cafes. plenty of information in english about the history of this place. the highlight of the trip...More

Thank brownieDarwen
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice area for walks. The most interesting place is old soldier barracks (half-way from parking to the monument) - it ios worth going inside. However, many walkways of the penisula have no signs and we were a bit lost a few times

Thank Farsalos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must see place for those who are interested in history and its authentic places. The place of essential historical importance had no museum contrary to the expectations.

Thank venetian385
Reviewed 1 week ago

First getting here: There seems to be three buses that go this way. We got the 106 from just in front of the Gdansk Glowny train station. It seemed to go about every 2 hours and was not very regular. Luckily we had just turned...More

Thank scottkeir
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're interested in war history, or the history of Europe, this is a spot to visit. This is where the first shots of WWII were shot. You can get there with boat, which is recommended at a sunny day (as today)

Thank bjarne_gallros
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the outpost that 15 men and their commanding officer defended for seven days against the German army. This is where the second world war started. They were not meant to defend for this long. There is a huge monument erected in their memory...More

1  Thank Jenn O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the memorial from the pirate ship cruise. Its a chilling reminder of how wars are so not needed. This is a futting reminder of that. The memorial is visible from Sopot beach as well.

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with huge part of my family and I really enjoyed my time there. Monument of history, a must-see in Gdańsk

Thank Michał B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Westerplatte can be reached by ferry from Gdansk. It is said that the first shots of the second world war were fired here.

3  Thank Mario V
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joannecreativetravel
7 June 2017|
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Response from 2010Lesley | Reviewed this property |
The Tourist Information in the main square organised a taxi, and the driver stayed with us and was really informative.
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Hans C
15 September 2015|
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Response from posejdon12345 | Reviewed this property |
40 lat temu stał w tym samym miejscu to teraz, to myślę, że 18 lat temu też tam stał ;)
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Almostretired62
14 September 2015|
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Response from iliasathens59 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. When you arrive there with the boat, you have 2 choices. Either go down,see the area and go back to the center with the next one (I didn't) or continue the tour and return to the center directly. I don't think... More
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