Citadel Park

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Citadel Park information

Poznań , Poland
Wzgórze Cytadela
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This large park is laid out on what was once a massive Prussian fortress. The fortress was involved in one major battle, when the Germans defended themselves for four weeks in 1945; as a result it was destroyed, apart from a few fragments.

Today Citadel Park incorporates two museums: the Museum of Armaments and the Poznań Army Museum . There are also cemeteries for Polish, Soviet, British and Commonwealth soldiers, all on the southern slopes of the hill.