Gdansk is called the sea capital of Poland, and the water expanses near this half-million city are very well suited for relaxing on a yacht. Gdansk attracts tourists from all over Europe - people come here to see the sights, visit interesting historical places, enjoy picturesque views, try national dishes and ride a rented yacht.
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After the collapse of communism in Poland, the modernization of the sailing infrastructure began, and today Gdansk is one of the most popular places for renting yachts . On the Baltic Sea coast, tourists are attracted by unique landscapes, pristine nature, interesting cultural events, intense nightlife and sandy beaches, considered one of the best in Europe.
Gdansk (in the past - Danzig) has a favorable position - the city is located in the heart of the Baltic Sea and since its founding in 997 has been an important trade center of the region. Gdansk played an important role in world history - it was from here in 1939 that the flames of World War 2 flared up (attack on the Westerplatte Peninsula). Tourists will be interested in first of all visiting the Old Town, which was destroyed during the Second World War and reconstructed to the look that it had during the Hanseatic League. In the modern city preserved monuments of Hanseatic architecture of 12-17 centuries. The 14th-century town hall houses the city’s historical museum, and next to it is a monument to Jan Hevelius - the first measure of Gdansk.
It is worth visiting the Cathedral of St. Catherine of the 14th century, the church of St. Brigitte of the 16th century with many paintings and icons - not painted, but forged! The market building looks very nice, where you can buy food and clothing. In the center there are many supermarkets, for example - Biedronka, Żabka, Carrefour, etc.
Not far from the market is the building of the Church of St. Nicholas, where you can see interesting wooden ceilings. On Grobla Street is the Royal Chapel , built in the 17th century by the architect Jan 3 Sabeski. Next to the chapel is the Basilica of St. Mary - the largest building of a brick church in Europe. In the basilica you can climb the tower - it offers a wonderful view of the surroundings.
The National Museum of Gdansk is worth a visit for a better acquaintance with the history of the city, there are collections of Flemish paintings.
On the main pedestrian street of Gdansk there is the Long Market, as well as many beautiful medieval-style houses and the Uphagen Museum. There are many city gates in Gdansk: Bread, Zhuravsky, St. Mary, the Holy Spirit and others. It is interesting to see Zhurav - a medieval crane that was created in the 15th century. Even then, he could lift loads weighing 4 tons to a height of 27 meters.
In addition to the Old Town, in Gdansk you can visit the quiet and tranquil Oliva area, which has a wonderful park and the largest organ in Europe. Not far from Oliva Park there is an observation tower with wonderful views of the surroundings. An interesting area for walking is Wrzeszcz, where stone houses of the 19th century are still preserved.
You can indulge in leisurely walks along the Motława embankment; you can also take a tram to the popular Stogi Beach , equipped with sun loungers and free wi-fi. And, of course, do not forget, Gdansk is a sea city, so here you can try local seafood. Interestingly, there is a street named after Pushkin in Gdansk, although the famous Russian poet has never been to this city.
You can also go to Gdansk to see the medieval Malbork Castle, as well as to see the sights of the neighboring Sopot resort on the Baltic Sea. Together with Gdansk, the city agglomeration Trójmiasto (“Trehgradie” translated from Polish) also includes the cities of Sopot and Gdynia. Sopot attracts tourists with its film screenings, architectural sights and an abundance of entertainment facilities - bars, restaurants and discos.
Explore our yacht charter offers in Gdansk to make the right decision - our website contains the most profitable options based on the most popular solutions. If necessary, our experts will advise you on all the issues of working out routes, visiting excursions, renting rooms in a hotel or renting yachts in Gdansk . Come to hospitable Gdansk to stroll along charming streets, visit elite restaurants and lyrical cafes, numerous fairs, concerts, theaters or a philharmonic - plan your cultural program in advance!
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