The Prison Tower and the Torture House. At present housing the Amber Museum. Among the exhibits – there is an inclusion – a lizard trapped in amber. In the Torture House cells and medieval torture tools can be seen.

Great Armoury – the most beautiful European example of the Dutch Mannerism

The Golden Gate – opening the Royal Route

Teh Royal Route – the icon of Gdansk

The Gdansk Main Town Hall

The Red Room – the most splendid room of the Main Town Hall, where on the ceiling a 17th century plafond cocomposed of 25 paintings can be admired


The Main Town Hall Carillon chiming lovely every hour

Arthur's Court – a meeting place of the Gdansk's guilds, where the wealthiest town's patricians were outdoing the others in founding the marvelous pieces of art, paintings, sculptures and the stove. At the same time it was the most renowned tavern in Europe, with wine cellars filled with over 200 kinds of wine from whole Europe. Gdansk's Arthur's Court was the first informal museum in Europe.

The King of Tiled Stoves in Arthur's Court


Neptune Fountain – the king of the seas and oceans, another icon of the Hanseatic city of Gdansk, a meeting place for tourists

One of Gdansk's façades - with the image of William Shakespeare

The Green Gate – which never was green, closes the Royal Route

The Monument of Fallen Shipyard Workers

The Great Crane – The biggest wooden port crane in the 15th century Europe, driven with the power of workers' muscles

Mariacka Street – where wonderfully restored porches can be admired. Till today the street has the unique climate of the hanseatic town. Here also numerous amber aglleries are situated Gdansk's gargoil.

Gdańsk gargoyle

Dominican Fair – the biggest event – after October Fest in Germany and one of the oldest. For 3 weeks Gdansk's streets fill with stalls and stands. Nearly everything can be bought then – form a lollipop to a piece of art.

The Gold of the Baltic – amber. This petrified resin, being over 40 million years old, makes us admire its beauty and uniqueness. Every piece of amber is different. There is more than 200 different colours and shades of amber from yellow through brown, bluish, greenish, to white.
It always attracted and fascinated people. The biggest „stone” in the Pharaoh's crown was „our” amber. Once for a medium size lump of amber a slave could be bought….
Today amber is mainly beautiful jewellery which is said to have some healing properties.

Inclusion – A lizard trapped in Baltic amber

St. Mary's Church – world's biggest brick church, where 25 thousand people can be inside at one time. The church dominates the view of Gdansk

A copy of Hans Memling's painting „The Last Judgement” - one of the most interesting presentations of the medieval vision of the last judgement

„Medieval computer”, Astronomical clock

Medieval comics”, i.e. The board with the Ten Commandments. A very interesting presentation of the „bible pauperum” - bible addressed to the poorest – who in medieval times were illiterate. On the ten sections we can also see the medieval fashion.

The High Altar

St. Catherine's church – the oldest church in Gdansk, where the famous gdansk brewer and astronomer, Johann Hevelius was burried




Oliwa Pak - established by the cistercians. Consists of two parts:
English and French.

Abbots Palace

Oliwa Cathedral


Organ in the Oliwa Cathedral – the most renowned in Poland baroque/rococco organ. During touristic season short 20 minutes presentations can be heard everyday.The instrument consists of 7876 pipes and 110 voices.
It has 5 keyboards. The biggest pipe is abt. 10 m high and 46 cm width. Since 1956 International Organ Music Festivals are being organized annualy here.

The High Altar – with 150 heads of cherubs in the upper part

Medieval brick with traces of man's fingers, placed in the ambulatory

Wooden pier – an ikon of Sopot and its symbol. 511m long – enables to admire beautiful views of the Gdansk Bay as well as Redłowo Cliff.

Grand Hotel – the most famous hotel in th north Poland, having a specific climate.The participants of the International Summer Sopot Song Festival stay here. Within the 40 years tradition of the festival, the greatest stars have given concerts in the Forest Opera. Among them was Whitney Houston, and Elton John.

Art Nouveau house in Sopot

Crooked House” in Sopot

Bicycle path along the coast



South Pier – from here is the best view into the sea nature of this town, which before the 2nd world War grew up to become the biggest and most modern sea port on the Baltic

Błyskawica, one of the 3 destroyers, most modern in the Polish pre-war Navy. During the 2nd World War served in the British Royal Navy

Dar Pomorza, an honoured sail ship, which was in service of the Maritime Academy

Guardhouse No 1.Ruins of the Barracks

Ruins of the headquarter

Symbolic graveyard – commemorating the 15 fallen Polish soldiers

A monument commemorating Poilsh soldiers in the 2nd World War




Former Carthusian church in Kartuzy

Beautiful cordovans in the chancel

Stalls for monks

A clock pendulum – reminding of inevitability of death




The view from the Nogat side

Fasade of medieval Infirmery, hospital

The Grand Masters' palace

Medieval door-knocker

High Castle tower

The convent kitchen.the well in the High Castle

Cloister in the High Castle

High Castle vestibule

The most famous Grand Masters

The view on the cathedral Hill

Western view on the Cathedral in Frombork

Frombork organ – a set of rare pipes - „Spanish Trumpets”. Frombork is one of the two places in the


Western Entrance

Holes in the walls – being the remainings of the medieval scaffolding Former Bishops' Palace, now Nikolaus Copernicus Museum

Frombork Creature

Medieval Holy Spirit Hospital housing and interesting mdeical museum and a herbal garden

Storks' nest on the Hospital's gable

An arcaded house

A footprint of a dog on a medieval brick on the church wall in Jeziernik

Wisła, the Queen of Polish rivers
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