Gdańsk is a beautiful Polish city on the Baltic coast. When you visit Gdańsk, you are visiting three cities. Tricity is made up of Gdańsk, Sopot, and Gdynia. This is a unique place that combines various cultural influences, traditions and architectural styles.
Where to visit in Gdansk? You definitely should visit beautiful Main Town. The most popular place among tourists who visit Gdansk is the Main Town and River Motlawa Area. Main Town is full of amazing little streets, fascinating (delightful) buildings, or bigger churches as well as smaller ones. If you are a kayak lovers you can take the route by the Old Motlawa and New Motlawa. On that trip you can admire the beauty of architecture, the shipyards, and the port. If you visit Gdansk, do not forget about Museum of the Second War World. The exhibition of the Museum of the Second War World deeply reflects the cruelty of the war. There are three main exhibitions and one for children. There are also two reconstructions of Warsaw Street. The most stupendous attractions are two tanks – one Soviet and one American.
Also, if you visit Gdansk, you should go to the St Mary’s Church. Built with brick, St Mary’s Church is considered as one of the oldest churches in the world. The church contains 300 tombstones and a 15th century astronomical clock. Near the sanctuary, there is one of the most romantic streets in Gdansk, Mariacka street. Here you will find many stalls with souvenirs and amber jewelry.
What is the best time to visit Gdansk?
Go to St. Dominic’s Market – this cyclical commercial and cultural event takes place in the Main City. It is – next to Christmas Market and Oktoberfest – the largest outdoor event of this type in Europe. You can try traditional Polish cuisine here. This is the best time to visit Gdansk. If you have already visited Gdańsk, go to Gdynia, where the Open’er Festival takes place during the holiday season. It lasts 4 days and brings together fans of rock, pop, electronic music, and hip hop.