PLACES TO SEE IN GDANSK

Here are some of our favorite spots in our beloved city

Gdańsk:

  • take a stroll along Długa street from Golden Gate (just before That is a torture house which houses a very interesting Amber museum) to Green Gatepassing a Main Town hall and Neptune fountain and then along Motława river - this used to be a Royal Route for kings coming to collect their taxes as well as any famous visitors coming now and then to Gdańsk
  • Amber museum in the Torture house at the beginning of above route, small, interactive, perfect for families and children
  • Mariacka street with little shops and archeological museum - it is a tiny cobble stone street is a must see - with old style fronts where in the past merchants would sit and meet their customers and their wives chitchat with friends. Its magical and any time of the day or night and a beautiful and charming part of old Gdańsk
  • Armoury ( outside only, inside its part of Art school not alway open )
  • Mariacki church ( church of St Mary ) and a climb up its tower for spectacular view, its a biggest church in Poland and one of biggest brick churches in Europe
  • Town hall in Długa street with stunning interiors and also a tall tower - do climb if you are fit and up for it
  • Uphagen House and Museum on Długa street - there is also an small exhibition showing how Gdansk was destroyed during the last war and interiors of a typical Gdańsk merchant house
  • Artus Court near Neptune fountain
  • Shakespeare theatre - open for visit, please check website (fantastic combination of old style standing only theatre with modern exteriors, it was only theatre in the world - besides London ( now Globe theatre )which was running during Shakespeare times and showing his plays )
  • Piwna street with its many cafes, restaurants and breweries
  • Maritime museum also partially located in the large wooden unique crane used to lift goods from barges which we call Żuraw and across the river Ship Sołdek
  • Solidarity Museum (Its a must!! Bilingual, interactive and beautifully presented and fun),
  • Centrum Hewelianum in old forts over the Main Train Station - astronomical and science centre
  • National Museum with famous Hans Memling "Last Judgment" painting
  • Gdansk many churches - Brygidy, Dominica, St Catherine with stunning bells to name a few
  • Art Galleries - Bath house and many others along the Streets
  • Westerplatte - place where II World War started ( its possible to take a ferry there from Motława river in summer season )
  • Visit brand new WWII Museum (Museum of the Second World War) opened in March 2017

Oliwa:

  • Cathedral with Bishop Park (art gallery in palace, stunning church organs with moving figures - daily shows)
  • Zoo with small petting corner for children
  • Water Forge in Oliwa

Sopot:

  • walk downMonte Casino street to sea front
  • Molo - longest wooden pier in Europe, place for Sunday afternoon walk
  • Grand hotel for high tea
  • Old bath houses ( Zong Hua - now Chinese hotel and lovely restaurant and cafe inside), stroll through side streets and park by the sea to Zatoka sztuki which is a modern art place - restaurant and cafe, event hall and a club at night
  • Museum w Sierakowskich palace
  • BWA art gallery
  • Ancient slavic settlement
  • Lighthouse in the Spa and hospital complex as well as a salty spring in the park ( there are benches around it to inhale healthy vapours and a lovely playground for kids)

Gdynia

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