Grunwald Monument


View down plac Jana Matejki towards the Grunwald Monument

©Filip Stańczyk/Lonely Planet

This imposing monument celebrates the epic 1410 Battle of Grunwald, when a joint army of Poles and Lithuanians defeated the Teutonic Knights. This statue is a copy from the mid-1970s, based on an original from 1910 that was destroyed by the Nazis during WWII.