Ronald Reagan Park, Gdańsk

park in Gdańsk

The Ronald Reagan Park (Polish: Park imienia Ronalda Reagana) is located in the neighborhood of Przymorze Wielkie, Gdańsk, Poland.[1]

Statues of Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II.

It was built between 2003 and 2006 out of formerly barren lands. It covers 40 hectares.[2] It honors US President Ronald Reagan, who was considered for playing a major role in the fall of Communism in Poland.[3] It also honors Pope John Paul II.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Trójmiejskie nazwy pełne nieporozumień". trojmiasto.pl. Retrieved 19 June 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) (in Polish)
  2. "Park im. Ronalda Reagana". zdiz.gda.pl. Archived from the original on 11 July 2013. Retrieved 19 June 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) (in Polish)
  3. "President Kaczyński honors Ronald Reagan". United States Department of State. July 18, 2007. Archived from the original on March 5, 2009. Retrieved February 10, 2008. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. Bernstein, Carl (February 24, 1992). "The Holy Alliance". Time. Retrieved August 18, 2007. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)