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Golden Gate, Gdansk

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Gdansk Old Town 2-Hour Walking Tour

1. Gdansk Old Town 2-Hour Walking Tour

Explore the compact Old Town of Gdansk to see a unique blend of Gothic, Renaissance, and Mannerist architecture lining some of the most beautiful streets and squares in Europe. Perfect for those with limited time to explore, a professional guide will introduce you to an interesting assortment of monuments, telling fascinating stories along the way. Start at the Golden Gate, once part of the old city’s fortifications. Continue to the Torture Chamber, where executions were carried out until the middle of the 19th century. Next, go to the 16th-century Upland Gate, the main entry point of the Old Town, where the king of Poland would arrive in the city from Warsaw. Continue along the Royal Way to Long Market and the Town Hall. The focal point of Long Market is the Neptune Fountain of the sea god. Walk down to the banks of the Motława River before visiting The Crane, revealing the city’s golden age of trade. Pass St. Mary's Church, thought to be the largest brick church in the world, to end at the imposing Great Armoury, one of the finest examples of Renaissance architecture in the city.

Gdansk: 90-Minute Guided Segway Tour of Gdansk Old Town

2. Gdansk: 90-Minute Guided Segway Tour of Gdansk Old Town

Discover the magic of Gdansk on this unique 90-minute guided Segway tour of the city. You’ll follow a route that passes by all the hotspots of the old town, the main town, and Granary Island accompanied by a local guide who will make sure you have enough time at each location to make yourself feel like at home in Gdansk. Riding on your Segway in a group, you’ll pass by a whole range of memorable tourist attractions like Uphagen's House, the Artus Court, Neptune's Fountain, the Fahrenheit Monument, Granary Island, the fish market, the Long Lane, the Golden Gate and more, enjoying gorgeous views of the city from the banks of Motlawa River along the way.

Gdansk: Small Group Evening Walking Tour

3. Gdansk: Small Group Evening Walking Tour

Your tour will begin at 6:00 PM, when you meet your English-speaking guide at Neptune’s Statue on Dlugi Targ Street. Wander along Royal Road and Artus Court, before continuing to the Gold and Green Gate. From here the tour moves on to the Old Port, before heading to the Moltawa River to discover the Island of Granaries. Explore St. Mary’s Street and the Great Armory, before finishing up at at Piwnica Rajców. This is a place where you can find many types of good beer from throughout the ages. Piwnica Rajców is a brewery and restaurant located in the heart of Gdansk’s Old Town, in the historic Artus Court. Here you can try tasty cuisine from the Gdansk region, or craft beer brewed on site. You can also feel the historic atmosphere of feasts organized by wealthy Gdansk merchants, and representatives of municipal authorities.

Stutthof Concentration Camp and Gdansk Old Town Private Tour

4. Stutthof Concentration Camp and Gdansk Old Town Private Tour

Take advantage of a comfortable pickup service and set off on a guided excursion to Stutthof Concentration Camp. Learn how it functioned during the Nazi occupation of Poland in WWII. See the barracks and gas chambers at the first concentration camp in Poland. Explore the whole area with a licensed guide and discover facts only heard there. Stutthof was the first concentration camp built in Poland by the Nazis. During its five years of existence, the camp held prisoners from 28 countries. Over 110,000 prisoners were tortured, forced to work, or died in the gas chambers. During the five-hour tour, you will explore the entirety of the site, see moving exhibitions, and enter Stutthof Museum Cinema. On the way back, take a relaxing walk toward a beach. Discover the white sand and amazing landscapes of the Baltic Sea. Enjoy the view and don’t worry about your return to Gdansk — just sit back and relax in the car. Drive straight to Gdansk Old Town for a great walking tour of the area's highlights. This adorable Old Town is full of surprises on every corner. Visit the biggest brick church in the world, St. Mary’s Church, see Arthur’s Court, Cranz, Golden Gate, and much more.

Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia 3 Cities Private Full-Day Tour

5. Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia 3 Cities Private Full-Day Tour

Perfect for those short on time but with a desire to see as much as possible of Poland’s Tri-City area. This full-day private sightseeing tour covers Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia, where the decorative architecture has been shaped by a rich history. Discover the center of Gdansk, restored after World War II. Walk along Long Street with its beautiful houses, bars and cafés, a fountain of Neptune, "amber" Mary's Street, the Crane and the Island of Granaries. Then go to Gdansk Oliwa to relax in the most beautiful park in the Tri-City. And don't miss the famous organ concert at Oliwa Cathedral! Continue on to Sopot and wander down the Monciak Street, perhaps the most famous promenade in Poland, lined with art nouveau cafés and shops. Soak up the cosmopolitan atmosphere and discover the beachfront attractions of the boardwalk, including the longest wooden pier in Europe and the beautiful waterfront Spa Park. The final destination in your Tri-City tour is Gdynia, where the battleship “Lightning” and frigate “Gift of Pomerania” are reminders of the rich history of the Polish Navy and the country’s shipbuilding traditions.  Rout: Gdańsk: Upland Gate, Torture Chamber, Golden Gate,  Dluga Street, The Long Market, The Main Town Hall, Neptune fountain, Motława River bank, The Crane, St. Mary's Church, Great Armoury, The Solidarity Square and The Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers Oliwa: Oliwa Cathedral (+ organ concert), Oliwa Park,  Sopot: Bohaterów Monte Cassino Street, Therapeutic Park, The Pier Gdynia: The Kościuszko Square, ORP Błyskawica (Battleship), frigate “Dar Pomorza” (muzum ship)

Gdansk: Self-Guided Walking Tour with Audio Guide

6. Gdansk: Self-Guided Walking Tour with Audio Guide

Explore the beauty of Gdansk on a self-guided audio tour. Walk at your own pace and admire the stunning architecture of one of the port cities of Poland. Download the MP3 audio tour combined with a fully detailed map of the area and start your adventure with your audio device as your guide. Soak up the vibrant atmosphere while listening to fascinating facts and stories about the city. Take a stroll through the Royal Road of Gdansk and gain cultural insights about Gdansk. Admire the incredible architecture of the Upland Gate, Amber Museum, Golden Gate, Gdansk History Museum, and Artus Court. Visit the Long Market to see the beautiful souvenirs available at an affordable price. Continue to see the scenic Neptune's Fountain, the Green Gate, the National Maritime Museum, St. Mary's Basilica, and the Great Armoury. You will be transported back in time over 700 years as you visit locations once patronized by European royalty. Enjoy a hassle-free audio tour to one of the most charming cities in Poland.

Gdansk: City Highlights Tour by Electric Car

7. Gdansk: City Highlights Tour by Electric Car

Meet your friendly guide at the centrally located Information Point, then set off on your electric car adventure.  Explore the city’s impressive Old Town while you soak up the charming atmosphere and unique architecture. From the car, see famous landmarks including St. Mary’s Church, Arthur’s Court, and the Golden Gate. Pass by the Shipyard next and learn about its importance to Gdansk’s past, then admire the Town Hall and iconic St. Bridget’s Church. Throughout the tour, listen to your guide’s fascinating stories about local life, history, and culture. At the end of the tour, enjoy drop-off to the meeting point.

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What people are saying about Golden Gate, Gdansk

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 92 reviews

Ewa, our guide, did a great tour with us with a lot of historical knowledge, humor and partly off the tourist routes! Excellent German and your restaurant tip to enjoy Polish food and good beer was worth its weight in gold! A great day in Gdansk! Highly recommended! Thank you dear Eva! Dieter and Doris

Very competent and polite guide. Explained a lot to us about the city of law. Also knew many anecdotes about the individual highlights. Despite bad weather and a slight cold, he entertained us very well.

Very nice experienced tour guide. We had an entertaining informative tour. We were able to talk about everything, questions on our part were answered to our complete satisfaction.

Very informative. Very good if you want to explore the areas at your own pace, as can do in stages and stop along the way.

We were able to see a complete picture of the Old Town and it’s history.