Illustrated Guide to Gdansk Old Town
Visiting Old Town gdansk
Our illustrated guide to the Gdansk is one of a kind. It shows at a glance the nature of the old city of Gdansk. It is extremely useful not only in the orientation of the field, but also allows you to quickly find a hotel in the down-town Gdansk, a restaurant on the Motława River or a club in the Old Town for a night time partying. All this information as well as information about tourist attractions in Gdansk can be found without leaving that one page of Map-Shack.com. If you are planning a trip to Gdansk - you've come to the right place.
Just take a virtual walk hovering with your computer mouse over places of intrerest in Gdansk to peek into bars, restaurants and all the interesting places, or use a directory of restaurants, accommodations and attractions that can be found on the left side of the map.
When you arrive, do not forget to grab an illustrated guide to the city.
You can find free, printed version of the map, at any tourist information, at most of the hotels, restaurants, bars and tourist attractions all over the Tri-City.
For details, refer to the map above. Below we present a brief preview of the information that can be found on the map of Gdansk above. For Polish-speaking tourists we prepared similar material in Polish language at www.mapkazdaszkiem.com
ACCOMMODATION IN OLD TOWN GDAŃSK
HOTELS IN OLD TOWN GDAŃSK:
Mercure Hevelius, Wolne Miasto, Bonum, Hilton, Hanza, Goldwaser,Gdańsk , Holland House, Radisson Blu, Artus, Królewski
HOSTELS IN OLD TOWN GDAŃSK
Happy Seven Hostel , Hostel BURSZTYNEK, Baltic Hostel, Hostel Zappio, Hostel OLD TOWN Gdańsk
APARTMENTS: Apartament Zacisze
WHERE TO EAT IN OLD TOWN GDAŃSK?
The Old Town of Gdansk offers a lot of great, unique culinary corners. Almost each of the fabulous streets has a unique eatery, café or bar.
Every year, we can see new and ever more interesting places opening up . Map-Shack is being updated every season. We will take you to places that you might have otherwise never found.
RESTAURANTS IN OLD TOWN GDANSK
Irish Pub, Kreska, Królewska, Euro, Blaszany Bebenek, Buddha,Brovarnia,Elita (disco club), Velvetka, Kuchnia Rosyjska,
Miasto Aniołów, Pizzeria Napoli, W Starym Kadrze, Gdańska, U Dzika (pierogarnia), Cico Cafe, Sphinx,La Pampa, Nad Motławą, Baryłka (kuchnia polska), Żuraw, Panorama, Przystań Gdańska, Degustatornia, Kubicki, Qurczak,Fellinii, Scampi, Jacobson Bar, Republica, Matmorfoza, Carte D’Or Cafe, Costa Cafe, Maraska Cafe, Cafe Ferber, Enigma Cafe, Pueblo, Przystanek Piwna, Miasto Aniołów, Que Pasa?, Przed Bramą, Panorama, Pub Piwnica, Palowa, Pub Duszek, Swojski Smak, Tawerna Dominikanska, Tawerna Mestwin, U Szkota, Napoli Pizzeria, Green Way, Yang Guang (chińska), Bistro Renata,
FAST-FOOD IN THE OLD TOWN GDAŃSK
CAFES IN THE OLD TOWN OF GDANSK
All Gdnaks’s cafes are captivating. There is nothing much to write, you have to just go for coffee, ice cream or cake. We cordially invite you to:
Królewska, Buddha, Velevetka, W Starym Kadrze, Cico Cafe, Kubicki, Metamorfoza, Carte D’Or Cafe, Costa Cafe, Maraska Cafe, Cafe Ferber, Enigma Cafe,
CLUBS AND BARS in DOWN-TOWN GDANSK - GDANSK OLD TOWN BY NIGHT
Just take a look here:
Irish Pub, Brovarnia , Blaszany Bebenek , Kreska, Elita (disco club), Miasto Aniołów, Degustatornia, Bistro Renata, Jacobson Bar, Republica, Matmorfoza, Pueblo, Przystanek Piwna, Miasto Aniołów, Que Pasa?, Przed Bramą, Pub Piwnica, Palowa, Pub Duszek
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS in DOWN-TOWN & OLD TOWN GDANSK
In fact, it can be stated confidently that the entire old town of Gdansk is a great tourist attraction. However, there are attractions within attractions.
It is worth to check them out : Rejsy Perła Lew (Antic Ship Cruises ), BBQ Donat, (Ciuciu Sugar Artist) Ciuciu Cukier Artist, Kayaks Rental Zabi Kruk, The Hunt for cod - Deep Sea Fishing- Cod Hunting
SHOPPING IN THE OLD TOWN GDAŃSK
The modern shopping center in the center of Gdańsk.
You do not have to choose to travel far to do some shopping in Gdansk. In the midst of historic buildings, in the atmosphere of the Old Town, you can easily find a modern first-class shopping center - Madison.
Antique mall in the center of Gdańsk
For those who like to shop in the atmosphere of the Old Town offer Armory (Zbrojownia) and the Market Hall- Covered & Vegetable Market ( Hala Targowa). While shoping at the Market Hall you can even visit the exhibition at the Archaeological Museum located in the heart of this historic building.
The original shop in the Old Town of Gdansk
While walking on Dluga Street. We suggest to stop at the unique candy store - (Ciuciu Sugar Artist) Ciuciu Cukier Artist, where you can taste
delicious sweets and watch how they are made too.
AMBER ART JEWLERY - PERFECT SOUVENIR FROM GDANSK
A very important component of the culture of Gdansk is amber workshop and manufacture. Gdańsk has been well-know in the world from the most beautiful creations made of amber. The Old Town is dotted with quaint shops offering unique jewelry. Some of the galleries are also manufactures where amber is processed. One of the most beautiful amber creations come from Gdansk. Our attention turned Mitchel Amber Manufacture on Dlugie Pobrzeze str. where you can find out how to manufacture amber in practice. For details on the show schedule visit www.ambermanufacture.com.pl. There is no better souvenir than amber from the coast of Gdansk.
CULTURAL ACTIVITIES IN THE OLD TOWN GDAŃSK
Baltic Philharmonic Hall Gdansk, Teatr Wybrzeże, Neptun Cinema Theatre and Krewetka Cinema Theatre are places to look at while seeking cultural entertainment in the Old Town of Gdansk. It is absolutely necessary however to visit the Road to Freedom Exhibition ( Wystawa Drogi do Wolnosci) and a newly opened European Solidarity Centre. Do not miss this perfect opportunity to learn what Gdansk is all about and how major role it played in fight for freedom in Europe.
historical monuments in gdansk - map of Gdansk old town
Long descriptions aside - here you can find something really interesting.
Almost all of the historic buildings of Gdansk's old town can be found on our map. To discover the most important information about each monument - hover the cursor on the location. A brief information about each of them will appear on the screen . Here is a list of historical monuments in Gdansk Old Town: Jacek Tower (Baszta Jacek), Tower Swan (Baszta Łabędź), St. Mary's Basilica (Bazylika Mariacka), Chlebnicka Gate (Brama Chlebnicka), St Mary's Gate (Brama Mariacka), Gate Straganiarska (Brama Straganiarska), Gate of the Holy Spirit (Brama Św. Ducha), Artus Court (Dwór Artusa), St. John's Gate (Brama Świętojańska), Church of St. Bartholomew (Kościół Św. Bartłomieja), Church of St. Bridget (Kościół Św. Brygidy), the Church of the St. Elizabeth (Kościół Św. Elżbiety), the Church of the St. James (Kościół Św. Jakuba), the Church of the St. John (Kościół Św. Jana), the Church of the St. Joseph's Church (Kościół Św. Józefa), St. Catherine's Church (Kościół Św. Katarzyny), St. Nicholas Church (Kościół Św. Mikołaja), St. Peter and Paul Church (Kościół Św. Piotra i Pawła), Old Town Hall (Ratusz StaromiejskI), Great Mills (Wielki Młyn), Prison and Torture Tower (Wieża Więzienna i Katownicza), Green Gate (Zielona Brama), Golden Gate (ZŁota Brama), Crane (Żuraw).
MUSEUMS of the Old Town GDANSK
When seeing the sights, you can not forget the museums. We recommend the following museums: St. Mary's Church, National Museum, the Prison Tower and Katownicza, crane
GET AROUND AND TOUR GDANSK
TAXI in Gdansk?
Taxis are always at your fingertips. Just like everywhere in the world - the price you pay for a trip depends on whether you ordered a trustworthy taxi service. Do not experiment, order recommended by us carriers. We trusted Super Halo Taxi and we can easily recommend this company. They are reliable and honest.
You can tour Gdańsk's Old Town by water - by the canoe. What a great way to sightsee for active tourists! To do this, simply find Zabi Kruk kayak rental on out map and give them a call - walk-ins welcome. We guarantee satisfaction with this form of touring. Our partners from Zabi Kruk - Kayak Rentals are sports enthusiasts and fans of Gdansk , they will be glad to help you with your touring plan to cover the most important parts of town.
You can visit and travel in style too - an ancient galleon. We recommend this very enjoyable and very educational form of transport. Those who choose a galleon trip will travel also in time, kindly refer to the harbor at Black Pear/ Lion Cruises (Rejsy Perła Lew).