Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Poland- Day 2

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, accompanied by Prince George and Princess Charlotte, are on a five-day visit of Poland and Germany on advice from the British Government. They will meet a variety of business, government and civil leaders. On July 18th, they had a series of engagements on their second (and last) day in Poland. Click HERE to check out Day 1.

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On Day Two, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the former Nazi Germany Concentration Camp, Stutthof, which was the first camp set up outside German borders, in September 1939, and one of the last camps liberated by the Allies, in May 1945. During their visit, the Duke and Duchess viewed exhibits, toured the camp, paid their respects at the Star of David, and met five former prisoners of the camp.

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Afterwards, the Duke and Duchess traveled to Gdansk, where they joined a street party in the central market square, and were offered Goldwasser – a Gdansk liqueur, and traditional Polish pierogi, while watching amber craftsmen at work, and listening to local musicians and artists.

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Later, they visited the Gdansk Shakespeare theatre, of which The Prince of Wales is Patron. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge saw the roof opening during a special performance, before attending a small reception inside the theatre for Poles from the world of arts, culture and media.

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Finally, they visited the European Solidarity Centre, in Gdansk’s shipyards the birth-place of the Solidarity movement in Poland. The Duke and Duchess toured the museum, and met with founding members of Solidarity movement, including former President Wałęsa. On departure, they walked through the iconic shipyard gates, a key symbol of the protests during the 1980s, before laying a wreath at the foot of the Solidarity Monument.

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The Duke wore a dark suit with a grey tie. The Duchess of Cambridge wore a floral Erdem top and skirt with a new pair of gemstone earrings and pendant.

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