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Main Town Gdańsk

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English, Spanish, German, Polish (check the booking calendar for availability)
Total time
2h 30min
Meeting point
Golden Gate (Złota Brama) - look for a guide with a yellow umbrella!
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Gdańsk, Gdanzc, Dantzk, Danzig, Danzig … whatever it was called, it always symbolized the same thing – the proud, wealthy, independent, beautiful pearl of the Baltic Sea Its character, visible Until today, was shaped by gold and the vanity. of wealthy merchants came here from all WHO corners of Europe and simply Considered Themselves Citizens of Gdańsk – Danzigers.

The source of prosperity of the city was its perfect location. Established in the 10th century, over time it Became the largest city of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the largest harbor on the Baltic Sea, Supplying Europe With Polish grain, timber and “Baltic Gold” – amber. The city was the birthplace of Daniel Fahrenheit, Arthur Schopenhauer and Günter Grass. Napoleon once said, ‘Gdansk is the key to everything’, and created the first Free City of Danzig. Much, much later, the second Free City of Danzig was intended by Adolf Hitler to become home of the Nazi movement. World War II, the world’s largest military conflict Began right here on 1 September 1939. It was here in Gdańsk Also That the strike by the shipyard workers led by Lech Wałęsa heralded the beginning of the end of communism in this part of Europe.

Come join us for a walk through the cobbled streets of the Main Town filled with elegant, slender buildings with charming terraces. Visit the biggest brick church in the world, see the largest crane in medieval Europe and listen to the fascinating history of the City of Freedom.


The last point is near to Monument to the Defenders of the Polish Post Office. Location: https://goo.gl/maps/Rbmy7JwXfbr4EcwQ9.

After the Main Town tour we strongly recommend taking our Nazi Terror to talk about the dark WW2 days and Gdańsk Shipyard Uncovered tour to talk about the cradle of “Solidarity” movement and a fight that eventually brought communism to an end in Europe.

Additional Important Information
Ticket Message

Look for a guide with a yellow umbrella or Walkative! sign.  

  • Meeting point: the Golden Gate (Złota Brama).
  • Start time: Participants are expected to show up 5 min before the start time. 
  • Language: English 
  • If more than 7 ppl: Please bear in mind that the tour you’ve booked is not a private tour.
  • There is no need to print your booking confirmation.

Thank you for choosing Walkative! If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

Meeting Point
Golden Gate (Złota Brama) - look for a guide with a yellow umbrella!

Our pay as you wish tours are designed for individual travellers and small groups. We don’t accept parties of more than 7 people on them. If you travel in a party of 8 or more (school groups, bigger groups of friends etc.), please choose a paid option, if it's available, or book a Private Tour. For more information on the latter, please contact us.

Impresionante, muy recomendable!

Rated 5 out of 5
1 month ago

El tour ha sido muy interesante y nos ha permitido comprender la historia de esta magnífica ciudad. Además, el guía habla muy buen español. ¡100% recomendado!



Rated 5 out of 5
2 months ago

Excellent, clear and with a great mix of history and humour. Dynamite is dynamite.


Recommendable tour with great guide

Rated 5 out of 5
3 months ago

This is really a good way to get some learning about the the citys history. Fantastic guide with very interesting story to tell in a good way.

Thank you Philip.

Karina Segers

Main town

Rated 4 out of 5
4 months ago

A nice 2,5 hours tour in the main town of Gdansk, where we got the basic information about the town as well as the layout

I was raining and cold, but i was still a nice tour

We where about 20 people

Leon Bløndal

Amazing walk around Gdansk

Rated 5 out of 5
6 months ago

Sofia was a wonderful guide, showing us the main landmarks of the city. The story of the city was very interesting and I have learnt a lot. Thank you for the recommendations.

Eddy Lopez

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