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King Jagiello Monument

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1 Reviews
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: E 79th St, East Side of the Turtle Pond, New York City, NY 10024

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  • O6378WFannag
    O6378WFannag
    Chicago
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    Impressive sculpture

    Very large and impressive sculpture. Famous Polish King Wladyslaw Jagiello on horse with two swards since it shows the moment of his triumph over Teutonic Knights.

    Reviewed on /Date(1575826706000+0800)/
  • rayrest
    rayrest
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    Polish King

    King Jagiello of Poland defeated the Teutonic Order (Religious military order) in 1410 and this equestrian monument was built for the 1939 New York world fair. The two crossed swords that the King is ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1498303177000+0800)/
  • robcurtross
    robcurtross
    Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, United States
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    Fascinating history

    I was married to a lady with a Polish and Ukrainian background, and this guy was a great Polish leader. Note that he has two swords. The statue was brought to New York for the 1939-40 World's Fair, a...

    Reviewed on /Date(1467425955000+0800)/
  • robcurtross
    robcurtross
    Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, United States
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    Interesting history

    This statue was erected at the entrance of the Polish pavilion at the World's Fair in Flushing in 1939. Poland was invaded by Germany later that year and the statue was placed in storage After the w...

    Reviewed on /Date(1457338809000+0800)/
  • Daniel A
    Daniel A
    Beijing, China
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    Just a statue

    If you are in central Park and happen to meander past this statue, it’s a worthwhile stop. I always like to take pictures of statues and when I’m bored, do a little research on the person and figure o...

    Reviewed on /Date(1452358174000+0800)/

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