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Welcome to Gdansk

Explore Gdansk

Gdansk is a beautiful seaside town, located on Poland’s northern Baltic coast, with a lovingly restored Old Town at its heart. Despite being the victim of devastating bombing during WWII, Gdansk’s restored Old Town feels completely authentic. Gdansk is revered in much of Poland, for it is here where Lech Walesa led the shipyard’s workers in their victorious revolt against the communist regime.

About Gdansk

Following centuries of maritime trade, Gdansk has many characteristics that separate it from other Polish cities. With wealthy merchants leaving an eclectic mix of architectural styles and the many shifts between Slavic Poland and Teutonic Prussia the city has endured; Gdansk has a unique history. * The Gdańsk region is famous for the Amber gem. * Some of the first shots fired during WWII took place in Gdansk.

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Where to Stay

The biggest city in Pomerania has a vast array of accommodation on offer

With a population of just over a million, Gdansk is the biggest city in Pomerania. Deciding where to stay in this hospitable city is intriguing. The city’s main attractions are mainly in the central district of Śródmieście and this area can be subdivided into the Main Town (Główne Miasto) and the Old Town (Stare Miasto). The famous Old Town is full of bars, restaurants and life, a fantastic base to explore the rest of the city. Gdansk is also a university city, the university area is another good place to stay. The Nowy Port and Zaspa districts are famed for their unique apartment blocks known as 'falowce'. This name relates to the shape of the buildings imitating the sea waves. The largest of these blocks is inhabited by 6000 people. Another option for those visiting Gdansk with a car is to stay in Sopot, This beguiling small city in the tri-city area is loved by Poles for its laid-back charm and riotous summer nightlife.

Things to do

Gdansk's tumultuous past is woven into this historic city

Gdansk is one of the most accessible cities in Europe and it is a pleasure to walk her streets. The narrow cobbled streets, gigantic brick churches and bevvy of grand renaissance townhouses provide a scenic backdrop to the nucleus of the city. In order to gain a feel for the city’s layout, first head up the never-ending spiral staircase of St Mary’s Church. Here you will find a perfect bird’s-eye view of Gdansk spreading out below you. The shipyards are also a must-visit for anyone new to the city. Here you will find Roads to Freedom, a wonderful museum that details the rise of the solidarnosc movement and the struggles they faced during the 1980’s. With Gdansk’s tumultuous past, it is also worth seeking out the monument that marks the area where a couple of hundred Polish soldiers resisted the advances of over 3,000 German soldiers in the first throes of WWII.

Eating and Drinking

Duck, goose and wild game are all local specialties in Gdansk

The majority of Gdansk’s best restaurants are found in the Glowe Miasto district. Tired clichés of rotten Polish food no longer apply and Gdansk is at the forefront of Poland’s foodie revolution. With its close proximity to the Baltic Sea, seafood is an important component of Pomeranian food, as well as duck, goose and wild game. One of the oldest restaurants in Gdansk is Pod Lososiem, which is loved for its upmarket take on Polish classics. It was also here that Goldwasser Vodka was first distilled in the the final years of the 16th Century. Gdanska is another restaurant with a fine reputation and their roast duck with red cabbage and herring salad is a fantastic starting point for those new to Polish food. Brovarnia Gdansk is an award-winning brewery and restaurant. Enjoy a glass of freshly brewed local beer, while sampling a variety of old Gdansk delicacies. For those searching for more contemporary Polish food, Metamorfoza is a fusion of Polish and other cuisines. They also have fantastic fresh fish on offer.

Getting Around

The local tram service is a great way to acclimatize yourself with the city.

Lech Walesa airport is located 35 minutes from Gdansk's Centre and can be easily reached by either the airport bus shuttle service or a cheaper local service. The local tram bus services run from 5am to 11pm each day, while a handful of night buses service the city into the small hours. Tickets cost 2.80zl for any single journey, however you can buy a 24-hour ticket for 11 zl. You must validate your ticket when you board the bus. Gdansk is well-connected to its two neighbours, with a fast city train that runs constantly between Gdansk, Gdynia and Sopot. The trains depart every five to ten minutes during peak times, and on the hour in the late evening. You can purchase tickets at the train station and validate them on the platform machines. Another intriguing mode of transport in the Tri-city area is the boat service that runs from Gdansk down the coast to Sopot. You can also catch a Ferry Tram to the Hel Peninsula. Ustka-Tour also operate cruises aboard some replicated 17th Century galleons.

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10 Excellent
January 2018
Apartments by Neptun's Fountain

Nice place in a very good location. Hosts are very polite and kind and they answer your questions right away.

8 Very good
January 2018
Cosy Apartment for 6 people

Me and my friends stayed at Ewa´s appartment. Ewa is a really great person. She is friendly, open-minded and helped us a lot with public transport and gave us useful tipps for Gdansk. The appartment is nice as well. There is everything y...

10 Excellent
November 2017
Gdansk Old Town-Szeroka

Really nice flat in centre of Gdansk. It is compact but has everthing you need for short stay (inc. iron board, iron, hairdryer etc). When we back to Gdansk, we will definitly book this place again and will recommend it to anyone. The ...

10 Excellent
October 2017
Cosy + Comfortable Accommodation

Loistava sijainti. Asunto oli siisti. Asunnon omistajat mukavia ja luotettavia. Suosittelemme milloin tahansa. 5/5. Kiitos! Excellent location. Apartment was in good condition. House owners are nice ane reliable people. We recommend thi...

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