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Gdansk, Poland
+48 58 767 91 64
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Historical place

Interesting at least once to be there , museum,some souvenirs shops , nice view on the top of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Yuliia K
via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here after 30 mins in the boat. Fascinating insight into the start of WW2 and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John D M
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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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
+48 58 767 91 64
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interesting at least once to be there , museum,some souvenirs shops , nice view on the top of monument.

Thank Yuliia K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here after 30 mins in the boat. Fascinating insight into the start of WW2 and the sacrifice of a few followed by the death of so many. Good interpretation around the site and worth a visit

Thank John D M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A place for the memory, the history and respect. It's really impressive how the hardest moments, and saddest stories, can create a place as beautiful as Westerplatte. I have all the pictures of the trip on Instagram - @boneidle.mara

Thank Marina G
Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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
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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.
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 ;)
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