About Gdansk

About Gdansk

Gdańsk is a city of nearly half million people, undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist and cultural centers, resiliently developing university and commercial center. Located at the Bay of Gdańsk, at southern shores of the Baltic Sea. For ages Gdańsk has been playing a key role in exchange of goods between Northern and Western Europe and the countries of Central-Eastern Europe.

Gdańsk, the city established over 1,000 years ago, attracts thousands of tourists each year and connects cultural traditions of many nations. It is a paradise for enthusiasts of old architecture. One can here endlessly wander among beautiful tenement houses and medieval monuments. Additionally, shops “with soul”, charming restaurants and cafés and cultural events, which are to be found nowhere else, create special atmosphere.

There a few theaters, philharmonic, operetta house, summer music stage and three multiplexes in the city. There is also plenty of area to spend active time, from walks on the beach, through bicycle rides, canoeing, to extreme tourism. Everyone, regardless of interests and mood, shall find something interesting for themselves.

Outside Gdansk

The Pomerania is a diverse land of many qualities. Here we can get enchanted with sunny beaches and immense spaces of the Baltic Sea, the sound of waves, beauty of the scenery, ubiquitous woods and forests, and there hundreds of charming streams, rivers and lakes.

Apart from original metropolis, called the Tricity, the inseparable element of cultural identity of the region are the Kaszubians - faithful to their customs, whose culture fascinates with regional embroidery, pottery, music and dance, and their southern neighbors – the Kociewiacy.

The Pomeranian Province also includes the beautiful city of Słupsk, fertile Marshlands – the land of winds, shaded houses, drawbridges and river ports. There are also many castles of the Teutonic Knights in Malbork, Gniew, Bytów, Kwidzyn, Lębork, Sztum and Człuchów.

TOURIST CARD – Your way through the city

Do you love sightseeing? Want to get to know the culture of old Gdansk?

Tourist Card is a package of discounts and free entries to museums, cultural institutions and restaurants, suited to your needs. You can top it up with Metropolitan Transportation Ticket and travel freely all over Tricity using public transportation.

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