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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) and the Amber Museum
  • 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.


Rated 5 out of 5
4 months ago

Marcin was amazing! We enjoyed every minute of the tour he filled us with a lot information we could never find online. And the way he used a lot maps and photos made everything more clear.


Lovely Tour

Rated 5 out of 5
4 months ago

We had a lovely tour with Sofia! The city is beautiful and Sofia made it much more interesting with the explanations given! Thank you!

Maria do Carmo Maia

Gdańsk main town tour

Rated 5 out of 5
5 months ago

We took this tour today and feel very lucky that we had Katie Diamond as a tour guide. She took us around the main points of interest in the city. She was also very helpful in answering questions about other tours, trams etc. very interesting tour with a well informed and interesting guide.

Dara Philpott

Sehr zu empfehlen

Rated 5 out of 5
5 months ago

Unser Guide Magda kannte sich sehr gut aus, war sehr unterhaltsam, sprach sehr gutes Deutsch und konnte uns sehr viel über Danzig vermitteln. Auch bekamen wir von ihr tolle Tipps, wo wir lecker und authentisch

essen gehen konnten. Die Strecke, die wir gelaufen sind, war auch nicht zu lang.

Henry Weber

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