The Upland Gate and the Chlebnicka Gate in Gdansk

The Upland Gate and the Chlebnicka Gate in Gdansk

The Upland Gate in Gdansk was in the past the main entrance to the old city and was also the city entry dedicated to the kings being situated at the western end of the Royal Avenue. It was built in 1574 as part of the new fortifications of the city, outside the city walls of the medieval fortification. Known as the "Chlebnicka Gate" or "Lily" or Bread Gate (in free translation) is first mentioned in 1378, although most writings attest its appearance around the fifteenth century. This is t... [ read more ]

The Golden Gate and the Green Gate in Gdansk

The Golden Gate and the Green Gate in Gdansk

The Golden Gate in Gdansk is a magnificent edifice that was built between the years 1612-1614 under the direction of Jan Strakowski according to an original draft of Abraham Van den Block. It is located at the end of the Dulga boulevard, and with Brahma and Wieze, is part of the old fortifications of the city. The Green Gate in Gdansk is one of the main attractions of the city of Gdansk, situated between the Dulga Market and the Motlawa River. Along with the Golden Gate and Upland Gate it... [ read more ]

The Monument of the Fallen Workers and the Fountain of Neptune in Gdansk

The Monument of the Fallen Workers and the Fountain of Neptune in Gdansk

Gdansk is a famous Polish city with a beautiful scenery and many important monuments. Today we present you two of them, the Monument of the Workers and the Fountain of Neptune in Gdansk. Being known as a monument of hope and freedom, the Monument of the Fallen Workers in Gdansk was erected in 1980 to commemorate the death of 44 people during the bloody anti-communist revolt in 1970. The Fountain of Neptune in Gdansk lies in the front of the Court of Arthur since 1633 and is seen as a symb... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Gdansk

Tourist guide to Gdansk

The port city of Gdansk lies in the northern part of Poland opened to the Baltic Sea. Gdansk was recognized as a city since 1263 and has a rich history that has left behind a great number of important monuments and relics. It is for stretching from the mouth of the river Mottawa, this being an arm of the unique delta formed by the Vistula River flowing into the sea, until to the Polish capital, Warsaw. Gdansk is an important tourist center, visited by thousands of tourists every year. Thi... [ read more ]

The Solidarity Museum of Communism in Gdansk

The Solidarity Museum of Communism in Gdansk

In all former communist countries are museums dedicated to this dark period that they experienced. In Poland there are even two museums of this kind, one in the capital city of Warsaw and another in the place where started the collapse of the communist parties in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, the harbor city of Gdansk. Today we want to present the Museum of Communism in Gdansk formerly known as the European Solidarity Center Roads to Freedom Exhibition. The Museum of Communism i... [ read more ]

Architectural tourist attractions in Gdansk

Architectural tourist attractions in Gdansk

Gdansk is located in northern Poland and is a city that has prospered and prosper thanks to its direct link with the sea. In Gdansk you will see a gigantic medieval port, a monument to shipyard workers who have lost their lives fighting for their rights and a lot of things connected to amber. You can live a pleasant sensation passing through the famous gates of the city and you can delight admiring works and objects exhibited in museums. The gateways are one of the most characteristic ... [ read more ]

Visiting the Polish city of Gdansk

Visiting the Polish city of Gdansk

Gdansk is a Gothic city located on the seashore where almost everything is painted in gray and is adorned with gold. Once it was a fishing village, but today is a major seaport city on the Baltic Sea with nearly half a million of inhabitants. If you visit the Polish city of Gdansk in mid-June, the weather will probably be beautiful, perfect for a leisurely walk on the pier. This is perhaps the most delightful area of Gdansk, though on the cobbled streets of the city you will find many tra... [ read more ]

One Week of Baltic Travel

One Week of Baltic Travel

If you only have one week in Poland, you might wish to maximize your time in the country by visiting the worthy places. The highlights of Poland include lots of culture, historic towns and beaches. You may want to check out the Baltic coast such as Gdansk and Sopot. The other historic places are Poznan and Wroclaw. Everybody who has been to Poland will tell you to see Krakow and Warsaw, well, they are indeed must see places to include in your itinerary. The best way to arrive is by flight to ... [ read more ]

Amazing Cities on Vistula River

Amazing Cities on Vistula River

One of the largest rivers in Europe, Vistula crosses Poland right through the middle and flows into the Baltic Sea. Once you’ve reached the river Vistula, it means you’ve reach the very heart of Poland. Form its foamy upper course in the Carpathian Mountains, to the large delta in the North, Vistula traverses the whole country and witnesses the most diverse landscapes. And, coincidence or not, Poland’s most superb cities are also situated along the Vistula. Warsaw, Krakow, Torun and Gd... [ read more ]