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Monument to Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski

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Address: ul. Krakowskie Przedmiescie, next to St. Joseph the Guardian's Church, Warsaw 99-200, Poland

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A monument of a good-hearted cardinal.

This is a monument of the cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, who helped Jews during WWII and went against the Communist occupation of Poland. The proximity of the monnument to a... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Monument to cardinal Stefan Wyszynski is a fitting statue to this hero of WW2 and in his thoughtful pose looks resplendent sitting by St Joseph's the Guardian Church on what is in my opinion one of the most pretty streets in Warsaw namely Krakowskie Przedmiescie. The statue offers some great photographic opportunities and is most definitely well worth a... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

The Monument is located in front of the St. Joseph's Church and is one of the many statues in the area. Unfortunately, there are no informations panels to explain to the foreign visitors about the importance of this statue and who really was this person, so it's better to do a research before.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a monument of the cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, who helped Jews during WWII and went against the Communist occupation of Poland. The proximity of the monnument to a beautiful church provides some lovely photo-ops.

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Thank TheShis
Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Yeah, it's a nice one, overall for religious people, but still isn't the kind of "don't miss out attraction". For people who love places' history, this can be super, since he was important to the city.

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Thank g_marianaa
Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Statue itself is quite decent, but lacks any further information for tourists who would like to know why was this man so important to get a statue in such a prominent place.

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Thank Aleksandar S
Metro Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This massive statue of religious leader is a reminder of how religion plays an important part of one's life.

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Thank Teresa C
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

This monument stands outside St. Joseph Church. It is a well done sculpture and makes a nice photo with the church in the background. The white façade of the church gleams in the sunlight. Inside is a beautiful vaulted ceiling with ornate décor on the walls and pillars, as you would expect.

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Thank AmandaOldRog
Essex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Worth a quick look if walking down this street. The church is nice and the cardinal out the front is life like. My wife thought it was john paul 2nd but alas no. ;-)

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Thank Ace28065
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

Seems like the Catholic church always has a monument to its Cardinals. This monument is pretty impressive showing the cardinal in all his regalia. It is on one of the popular walking streets in Warsaw and worth a photo and a stop to see the church.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

The monument is great !! The church is traditional Roman Catholic. It well worth stopping for a minute while you are wandering or on tour.

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