Gdansk is a city on the north of Poland. Its population estimates approximately 500 thousand of people.
Tourists should start observation of the city from visiting the local attractions. As a rule, visitors are recommended to make a walk through the streets of Dlugi Targ and Dluga. Simply each building...
Gdansk is a large port on Baltic Sea. This is also an industrial center with well-developed machinery building and petrochemistry. Moreover, ships building and food industries are other specialties of this city. Such spheres as electronics, telecommunications, pharmaceutics and cosmetics are yet at the stage of formation. Amber processing is also an important segment of economics because Baltic Sea is the world’s largest source of amber. During summer Gdansk turns into a large center of tourism and its beaches are crowded not only by tourists from Poland, but by people from other countries as well.
Old Town houses are mainly built during XIII-XVIII centuries. One of the main sights of Gdansk is Church of St Maria that is also known as the largest church of Europe made of brick. Travellers also enjoy visiting Royal High Road – the main entrance of the city. Dlugi Targ is a great place to see multiple monuments of the Renaissance period – main city’s town hall, Neptune Fountain, Artus Yard, Green Gates, and Golden House. We also recommend visiting Port Island and Opatovsky Palace.
1. Travelers, who plan to book a guestroom in midscale and upscale hotels of the city, are recommended to ask the hotel’s staff to provide them with a city map and a guide. They will make your...
Gdansk is very rich in museums. The most interesting of them are Archeology Museum and Marine Museum. Zhurav facility is the referred to the last museum. It was built in XV century and it was used for several purposes at the same time – city’s gates, guarding tower and port crane. This is one of the city’s symbols, which was that largest crane in Europe until XX century.
There is also a zoo in Gdansk suburbs.