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Sightseeing in Gdansk - what to see. Complete travel guide

Gdansk is a city on the north of Poland. Its population estimates approximately 500 thousand of people.

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.
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 … Open
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.
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. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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 … Open
There is also a zoo in Gdansk suburbs.

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City tours, excursions and tickets in Gdansk and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Gdansk
♥   Shopping area ' Długi Targ Mariacka' Gdańsk, 2.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Bohaterów Monte Cassino' Sopot, 10.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Gdansk
♥   Landscape Park 'Trójmiejski Park Krajobrazowy' , 4.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Kaszubski Park Krajobrazowy' , 36.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Park Krajobrazowy Mierzeja Wiślana' , 47.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Nadmorski Park Krajobrazowy' , 51 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Wdzydzki Park Krajobrazowy' , 60.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Gdansk and around
♥   Art museum 'Muzeum Narodowe' Gdańsk, 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Poland: things to see

The Grand Theatre in Warsaw remains the most famous culture landmark in the country. The opening of the theatre took place in the beginning of the 19th century; in 1939 the building was severely damaged and then restored. Nowadays, the theatre looks as magnificent as over a century ago. The Grand Theatre hosts several important events, such as the International Vocalist Competition, and one of its halls has been transformed into the only Museum of Theatre in Poland. … Open
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