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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This monument is sited in front of the Gdansk Solidarity Museum. and it a fitting tribute to those shipyard workers killedIn 1970 by the Soviet Union as a result of them demonstrating at the Gdansk shipyard. This was a prelude to what became the Solidarity...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The monument to the shipyard workers killed at the Gdansk Shipyard during the strikes. The monument was build by shipyard workers to commemorate their deaths. It is situated just outside the Solidarity museum. A must see attraction.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In December 1970, the communist henchmen opened fire at the shipyard workers who demanded dignity and freedom. 10 years later, the famous Strikes broke out through out of Poland and the communists were forced to make some concession. The Solidarity movement was born and this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pawel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all know about Solidarity but how many visitors are aware of the significance of this monument ? Before the strike by The shipbuilders that kicked off the Solidarity movement in Poland another strike took place in December 1970. This is the memorial to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

Our guide took us by this site where it is a war rememberance. It was very moving and a memorial and reminder into the past.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

A must in Gdansk. This site has so much historic importance. It is a lovely monument but the history means so much.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

This was the way our tour guide described this impressive and important monument. It commemorates the shipyard workers killed by the communist government in 1970 for protesting. A must see site.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank graham198
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

House of solidarity has the best exhibition in this theme. Really exciting and perseverative. I only can recommend to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank zsivla
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This is a unique monument. I was erected when the communism was still alive in Poland to commemorate the victims of shootings led by communist forces. It is unique...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MartinO0o7
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Lovely monument that stands in front of Gdansk Solidarity Museum. It was erected in memory to Gdansk shipyard workers who were killed by Communist Russia in December 1970 when they were demonstrating at the shipyard. There deaths became a railing cry for the formation of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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