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Private Gdansk Royal Route Tour
"During this tour you will visit: Town Hall Artus Court St. Mary's Church Amber Museum Long Street Long Market Mariacka Street Naptune's Fountain Upland Gate Torture House </"""Walk along the Royal Route of Gdansk the path once accessible only to powerful monarchs and learn about the exciting history of the city!"title=Highlights&1=Soak+up+the+atmosphere+on+a+walking+tour&2=Private+guide+for+a+more+personalized+experience&3=Great+overview+and+orientation+of+the+city&4=Choice+of+morning+or+afternoon+departure&5=Get+inside+tips+from+a+local&6=Family+friendly""
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Private Gdansk Royal Route Tour
"During this tour you will visit: Town Hall Artus Court St. Mary's Church Amber Museum Long Street Long Market Mariacka Street Naptune's Fountain Upland Gate Torture House </"""Walk along the Royal Route of Gdansk the path once accessible only to powerful monarchs and learn about the exciting history of the city!"title=Highlights&1=Soak+up+the+atmosphere+on+a+walking+tour&2=Private+guide+for+a+more+personalized+experience&3=Great+overview+and+orientation+of+the+city&4=Choice+of+morning+or+afternoon+departure&5=Get+inside+tips+from+a+local&6=Family+friendly""
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Private Gdansk Royal Route Tour
"During this tour you will visit: Town Hall Artus Court St. Mary's Church Amber Museum Long Street Long Market Mariacka Street Naptune's Fountain Upland Gate Torture House </"""Walk along the Royal Route of Gdansk the path once accessible only to powerful monarchs and learn about the exciting history of the city!"title=Highlights&1=Soak+up+the+atmosphere+on+a+walking+tour&2=Private+guide+for+a+more+personalized+experience&3=Great+overview+and+orientation+of+the+city&4=Choice+of+morning+or+afternoon+departure&5=Get+inside+tips+from+a+local&6=Family+friendly""
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More Local Customs in Gdansk

Danzigers Don't Wear Shorts

You will quickly notice that people in Gdansk, don't wear shorts. Even when it's 90 degrees outside, they will wear leather jackets, jeans, and fancy shoes. This goes for girls too. The style of local...
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briantravelman
Aug 20, 2014

Amber Mining

Although it is illegal, many locals mine the surrounding forests' peat, for amber, which is fossilized tree resin, and is highly priced in the Baltic countries.The miners come out at night to avoid...
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briantravelman
Dec 31, 2013

St. Dominic's Fair, Opening Ceremony

Every year, for 3 weeks in summer, the city of Gdansk hosts the largest open air fair in Europe. Over the course of 23 days, more than 1,000 merchants take up residency in Gdansk, and the streets...
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briantravelman
Dec 13, 2013

Polish Money: Zloty

Although Poland joined the European Union (EU) on the 1st of May 2004, they don't have the Euro as currency. Poland's currency is still the Zloty. 1 Zloty is worth 100 Grosz. You can get your money...
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HORSCHECK
Feb 29, 2012

Public toilets

It is customary in Poland that ladies toilets show a circle or the words "dla pan", whereas gents toilets show a triangle or the words "dla panow". This can be quite confusing when only the signs are...
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HORSCHECK
Feb 29, 2012

Neptuno - Neptune

In the centre of Gdansk and from the sixteenth century, in the Long Market, there is a fountain with a bronze statue of Neptune the god of the sea , that represents the relationship that has always...
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elpariente
Feb 18, 2012
 
 
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Tradtional dishes and sweets

Soups :kartoflanka - potato soupczernina - duck blood soup There is a story behind this soup. IN the past if a suiter wants t propose to girl,and come to the girls house to ask for her hands.If this...
Robin020
Jun 15, 2011

Language Time

Hello: TchezhtGood Morning : jin dobryHow are you : yak shim mashGood; dobjehBye: TcheztHow much is it : ila to koshtooyeYes : takNo: niehOK : dobraWhere is : gijeh yestBus station: pshystanek Money :...
Robin020
Jun 12, 2011

City of peace or wars?

This writing in my picture is placed at the foot of the hill topped with the monolithic monument to heroic defenders of Westerplatte, that is at the place where the WWII broke out. It says "No more...
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matcrazy1
Apr 04, 2011

Economy versus sentiment

There is bo better place than Gdansk to see that the politics and the economy has no time for sentiment. 50% of the area of the Gdansk shipyard which gained international fame when Solidarity was...
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matcrazy1
Apr 04, 2011

Wind of changes

In 1990 the wind of changes and the market economy came to Poland. The unefficient Gdansk shipyard could not survive it without large reforms. Due to large fear of losing a job, the shipyard workers...
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matcrazy1
Apr 04, 2011

Well signposted WC's.

I have never seen such well signposted WC's before. Normally you don't have the slightest idea where to find them, here you know on the meter how far they are!! 48 metres, or 30, from the post.Another...
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Askla
Sep 02, 2009

Polish beer

Poland is famous for a vodka-drinking tradition. Nevertheless, there are some popular Polish beers. One famous brewery is Zywiec which was founded in 1852 and nowadays owned by Heineken. Another well...
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HORSCHECK
Jun 11, 2009

Some saint things in common with Vilnius

Gdansk old part is full of Gothic - Lutheran churches. But...it is relict from past, from Prussia times, old massive Gothic churches and Lutheran religion. Now it is Catholics land, like all Poland.I...
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Raimix
Dec 14, 2008

Top Hotels in Gdansk

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Ul. Jana Heweliusza 22, Gdansk, Baltic Coast, 80-890, Poland
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6 Tokarska Street, Gdansk, Baltic Coast, 80888, Poland
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ul Szafarnia 2, Gdansk, Baltic Coast, 80755, Poland
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Podwale Grodzkie 9, Gdansk, Baltic Coast, 80895, Poland
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Ul Pszenna 1, Gdansk, Baltic Coast, 80-749, Poland
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Bytowska 4, Gdansk, Baltic Coast, 80-328, Poland
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Top Things to Do in Gdansk

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Glowne Miasto (Main Town)

The Town Hall was probably built in the 14. century, the museum shows the representative room and the live in the time of the Freie Stadt Danzig between 1918 and 1939. Entrance fee is 10 Zloty, for 7...
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Room of Plenty

Room of Plenty is a museum of a forgotten traveller, Ludwig Plenty who supposedly lived in Gda?sk in the 1960s. The museum is in a form of a live escape game. When you enter inside with your group you...
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Bunkier Klubogaleria

A new and huge spot on the cultural map of the city. By day a pub serving meals, by night a club playing an eclectic variety of music. Four thoughtfully designed floors of an old bunker offer a...
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matcrazy1

"Freedom, Solidarity and German heritage"
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Dagon

"Gdansk - the great city."
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HORSCHECK

"Gdansk - Capital of the Tri-city"
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Raimix

"Gdansk - German spirit port of Poland"
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balhannah

"I LOVED GDANSK!"
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