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Gdansk: 2-Hour Old Town Walking Tour with Local Guide

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Pass By: Old Town, Gdansk Poland

Whole Gdank Guided Tour is in the area of the beautiful Gdansk Old Town

Stop At: Amber Museum, ul. Targ Weglowy 26, Gdansk 80-836 Poland

From here will start Gdansk sightseeing and you will get to know the history of Amber Museum and the Upland Gate, which was the main entrence to the city.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Golden Gate (Zlota Brama), ul. Targ Weglowy 27, Gdansk 80-836 Poland

One of the most notable tourist attractions of the city. Inside the Gate there are shocking pictures which show how looked like Gdansk after the World War II. It is considered the beginning of the Royal Rout

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), Gdansk Poland

It's a main street of Gdanks Old Town. During Gdansk Sightseeing on the street you will admire most important monuments, musems and beautiful tenement houses.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dom Uphagena, Uphagen's Haus, Dluga 12, Gdansk Poland

It is an 18th century merchant house located in Gdańsk, Poland. The house was originally owned by Johann Uphagen in 1775 before becoming a museum in 1911. Located at 12 Długa Street in Gdańsk, the house is one of only a few 18th century merchant town houses in Europe open to visitors.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St. Mary's Church, Podkramarska 5, Gdansk 80-834 Poland

Gdansk's most visible place of worship, St. Mary's Basilica is believed to be the largest brick church in the world. The interior vault supports 37 windows, over 300 tombstones and 31 chapels. Definitely must see while you visiting Gdansk.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Piwna Street (Ulica Piwna), Piwna, Gdansk Poland

Second the most important street of Gdansk Old Town. As the name "Piwna" (adjective of beer) suggests once upon a time the most famous brewers lived here. On this street is located also house of Albert Forster a Nazi politician and war criminal. He was an administration as the Gauleiter of Danzig.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Great Armoury (Wielka Zbrojownia), ul. Targ Weglowy 6 Piwna, Gdansk 80-836 Poland

The Great Armoury was built in 1600-09 on the medieval line of the city walls. A working arsenal until the 1800's, the armoury remains the finest example of Renaissance architecture in the city.

Pass By: Main Town Hall (Ratusz Glownego Miasta), Dluga 46/47, Gdansk 80-831 Poland

The Main City Hall, a spectacular building and the seat of the city authorities, is full of multicultural references.

Pass By: King Arthur's Court (Dwor Artusa), ul. Dlugi Targ 44, Gdansk 80-830 Poland

The Artus Court is a building in the centre of Gdańsk, which used to be the meeting place of merchants and a centre of social life. Inside, the centrepiece of the main hall is a 10.64-metre renaissance tiled stove dating to 1546, made of more than 500 individual tiles and the tallest of its kind in Europe. There is also a huge, several-meter paintings relating to the Bible and mythology.

Pass By: Neptune's Fountain (Fontanna Neptuna), Dlugi Targ, Gdansk Poland

The Fountain of Neptune constitutes an interesting example of the perception of the classical antiquity in the 17th-century art of Gdańsk. It is also the symbol of both the city of Gdańsk itself and its links with the sea.

Pass By: Golden House, Droga Krolewska Dlugi Targ, Gdansk Poland

Designed by Johan Voigt in 1618 y., has the richest façade in the city. In the friezes between storeys are 12 elaborately carved scenes interspersed with busts of famous historical figures, including two Polish kings. The four statues waving to you from the balustrade at the top are Cleopatra, Oedipus, Achilles and Antigone.

Pass By: Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka), Mariacka, Gdansk Poland

The Mariacka Street is an example of the historical development of Gdańsk, with its characteristic perrons with famous gargoyles and facades of ornate houses formerly belonging to merchants and goldsmiths.

Pass By: Motlawa River Embankment (Dlugie Pobrzeze), Dlugie Pobrzeze, Gdansk Poland

It is a place where you can feel the spirit of the old Hanseatic League. Beautiful at any time. Astound the visitor a multitude of architectural forms, monuments and breathtaking views of the buildings reflecting in the waters of the ancient port.

Pass By: Crane (Zuraw), Ul. Szeroka 67/68 At Maritime Museum, Gdansk 80-835 Poland

The Crane in Gdańsk is a spectacular example of a medieval port crane, unique on an European scale; it is also the only surviving twin-tower gate in Gdańsk. The immediately identifiable silhouette of the Crane has become world-famous symbol of both the city of Gdańsk and of its seaport. It was mainly thanks to crane Gdansk could be a Hanseatic power in medieval times
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Important Information
Departure Point
Brama Wyżynna, Wały Jagiellońskie 2A, 80-887 Gdańsk, Poland
Departure Time
10:30 AM
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 2-hour guided walking tour of Gdansk Old Town
  • Licensed English-speaking guide
  • Snacks - Traditional Polish cake
  • Recommendations about local restaurants, bakeries and pubs
  • Enjoy sightseeing in a small group maximum of 15 participations
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 199 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday

Karina (Kaja) really made this tour a wonderful introduction to Gdańsk. In two hours she showed us the main sites, and gave us the history of this beautiful city, both old and modern. I lived here for two years (20 years ago) and I still...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Karina was terrific! This was a great walking tour. Covered major areas of the city. Gave a great overall knowledge of the city. Made it easy for us to decide how we wanted to spend the next 3 days here. Karina was able to answer...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank courtney106
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very informative. Taking the tour on a Monday meant less crowds. Marek was very knowledgeable and helpful.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Martina F
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE were on a NCL cruise excursion was awesome town with old town charm. Wonderful to tour around in and walk and wonderful to see.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sherry P
Reviewed 5 August 2019

Our guide Marcin was expertly knowledgeable on the city and its history, friendly and very helpful on things to do and where to eat for the rest of our stay. The tour was an excellent way to learn about the city’s past and to orientate...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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