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Guided Walking Tour in Gdańsk
Explore the enchanting city of Gdańsk on this immersive 2-hour walking tour, beginning at the Green Gate. Journey through history as we visit the Crane and Museum of the Polish Post Office.
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DescriptionExplore the enchanting city of Gdańsk on this immersive 2-hour walking tour, as we journey through its rich history and vibrant culture. Our adventure begins at the iconic Green Gate, a magnificent entrance to the Royal Route. As we pass through its arches, prepare to be transported back in time to the golden era of Gdańsk. Our first stop is the majestic Crane, a symbol of the city's maritime heritage. Towering above the Motława River, this medieval port crane once played a crucial role in Gdańsk's bustling trade industry. Marvel at its impressive size and learn about the fascinating stories of the merchants who once navigated these waters. Continuing our exploration, we make our way to the Museum of the Polish Post Office, housed within the historic building of the Museum of Gdańsk. Here, we uncover the gripping tale of the Polish resistance against German forces during World War II. Delve into the struggles and heroism of those who fought to defend the post office, leaving an indelible mark on Gdańsk's history. Next, we arrive at St. Mary's Church, a true architectural masterpiece. Standing as one of the largest brick churches in the world, this Gothic beauty boasts awe-inspiring interiors and a towering tower with panoramic views of the city. Discover the secrets held within its walls and learn about the significant role this church played in the spiritual life of Gdańsk's residents. As we meander along the enchanting Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka), famous for its charming buildings and amber jewelry shops, we soak in the unique atmosphere of this historic thoroughfare. Admire the intricate façades adorned with ornate details, and perhaps find a treasured keepsake to take home. Continuing our journey, we reach the Golden Gate (Złota Brama), an architectural gem that once welcomed Polish kings. Take a moment to appreciate the intricate sculptural decorations and reliefs that depict historical events and figures. This grand entrance sets the stage for the treasures that await us in Gdańsk's Main Town Hall, home to the Museum of Gdańsk. Step inside and be captivated by the exhibits that showcase the city's rich heritage and the stories of its past. Our path leads us to Dwór Artusa, a magnificent Renaissance-style mansion that once served as a meeting place for Gdańsk's elite. Step into this elegant space and imagine the lively discussions and festivities that took place within its walls. Be sure to capture the ornate details and stunning architectural features that make this place truly extraordinary. As we approach Neptune's Fountain (Fontanna Neptuna), we encounter a symbol of Gdańsk's close relationship with the sea. Pose for a photo beside the mighty sea god and admire the elaborate sculptures surrounding the fountain, which represent the city's connection to maritime trade and exploration. Finally, our journey concludes at the Great Armoury, an impressive building that once housed a vast arsenal.
Includes2-hour guided walking tour Professional tour guide
- This tour will take place rain or shine