Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers
European Solidarity Centre
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Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers information
Just in front of the shipyard gates, the striking Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers commemorates the workers killed in the riots of 1970. Unveiled on 16 December 1980, 10 years after the massacre, the monument is a set of three 42m-tall steel crosses, with a series of bronze bas-reliefs in their bases. The first monument in a communist country to commemorate the regime’s victims, it became an instant symbol and remains so today.