Gdańsk - Old Town (Main Town)

Tour Number

Activity Level

412456


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.
This tour is suitable for all people, including people with disabilities and older people. However, in that case we do not climb to St.Mary's Church's tower.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Polish (fluent), English (fluent)

Walk through the monuments of historical center of Gdansk - the Main Town district.


Main Town is the most beautiful and representative part of Gdańsk and Tricity, with beautiful old streets filled with old buildings and monuments. Being there, you have a feeling as if you were in XVI century.
It is a walking tour - we walk the distance of about 2 km - 2. 2 yards.
We will see The Long Street with its beautiful architecture, old, houses that look very similar to Dutch houses in Amsterdam, Main Town Hall with 82 meters (246 feet) tall tower, Neptuns Fountain and Arthurs Court at Long Market. Then, we continue to the riverside, by the Green Gate and Green Bridge. We see the Granary Island, Long Embankment along the Motława River (old harbour), more of city gates along the river , then we approach to the old Crane - one of the symbols of the city. We turn to St. Mary's St. , that is one of the most beautiful streets in Poland. Then we enter St. Mary's Basilica, for a guided tour of the interior. Optional part is climbing on the church tower. We finish by the Grand Armory at the Beer St.

Itinerary

We meet within a walking distance from the Main Town district.
During this tour, we walk along the most interesting streets of historical center of Gdańsk. Great place to begin is the neighborhood of the High Gate, in past the main entrance to the city. On our way we will see the Prison Tower and Hangmans House monuments and we enter historical center through the beautiful Golden Gate.
We will see richly decorated tenement houses of the Long Street (ul. Długa), amazing heart of old Gdańsk - the Long Market (Długi Targ) with the famous Neptun's Fountain. Then we reach the riverside to see waterfront of old Gdańsk and it's islands.
Granaries Island - Wyspa Spichrzów and Lead Island (Ołowianka).
After seeing The crane, we take a turn to St. Mary's Street (ul. Mariacka) and head towards the St. Mary's Church, where we continue our tour inside. It is an amazing construction with many interesting stories.
We finis at the Beer Street by the Grand Armory.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I can pick you from any hotel downtown or train station/airport. Otherwise, standard begining locaton is Highlands Gate (Brama Wyżynna) - between Wały Jagiellońskie Street and Coal Market (Targ Węglowy).

End location: Standard tour end is at Beer Street by Great Armory building. But as we make a round at the old town, it may change depending on our beggining location.

Duration: 3 hours

It includes walk at the Main Town Streets, visit in St.Mary's church and climbing to St.Mary's tower view point.

What’s Included

- Your private tour guide for all the tour
- entrance fee to St.Mary's church and tower (optional)

What’s Extra

Any item of personal nature such as meals or snacks, souvenirs, etc.

Private tour guide Łukasz

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