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1. The Romanesque Cellar
Refectory of the Dominican monastery in Gdańsk - a Romanesque refectory (dining room), which was once part of the Dominican monastery, discovered in 2005. It is the oldest preserved cubature interior in Gdańsk, with an area of 52 m². It is located in the main city, under the Dominican Square, between the church of St. Mikołaj and Hala Targowa. It was created in the middle or in the third quarter of the 13th century. Most of the room survived in good condition, despite the fact that the building was rebuilt several times. The facility was located on a very low ground floor, about 1 meter caught in the ground. The refectory has a unique design of the vault with four fields of elliptical vaults supported on pendentives and the central pillar. He was hidden entirely underground. Initially, the building was planned again, but as a result of the opposition of conservation environments and lovers of monuments, as well as the intervention of the Ministry of Culture, the refectory went under the management of the Archaeological Museum, which at the cost of PLN 5 million made its renovation.
2. Kościół pw. Świętej Trójcy
The church of the Holy Trinity in Gdańsk - a late -Gothic temple erected for Franciscans embedded in 1419 in Stary Przedmieście (Lastadia), the southern part of the historic Gdańsk. The church is part of the former monastery complex of the smaller conventual brothers, which consists of the chapel of St. Anna, a locking house and closer to the church from the southern side of the monastery buildings with a viridar. After the Reformation in 1522, the Gdańsk Academic Junior High School and the Library were founded here. After 1872, the headquarters of the City Museum, currently a branch of the National Museum. A valuable work of late -Gothic brick architecture, with characteristic stepped peaks of the facade of the nave and presbytery and small turrets contrasting with the massive block of the church.
3. Pomnik Obrońców Poczty Polskiej
Monument of Defenders of Polish Post – a monument in honor of the participants of the defense on 1 September 1939 of the Polish Post in Gdańsk, according to the project of Krystyna Hajdo-Kućmy and Vincent Kućmy, unveiled on 1 September 1979 at the Polish Post Defenders Square in Śródmieście Gdańsk. It was funded by Polish Post. The monument presents a dying postal who the goddess of victory Nike gives a rifle, and letters are dropped from the open post bag. Characters are incorporated into stylized sea waves crowned with pigeons of the room.
4. Gdansk main train station
Gdańsk Główny is the chief railway station serving the city of Gdańsk, in the Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland. The station opened in 1900 and is located on the Warsaw–Gdańsk railway, Gdańsk–Stargard railway, the parallel Gdańsk Śródmieście–Rumia railway, Gdańsk Główny–Gdańsk Zaspa Towarowa railway and Gdańsk Główny–Gdańsk Nowy Port railway. The train services are operated by PKP, Polregio and SKM Tricity. Koleje Mazowieckie trains operate here during the summer.
5. Kościół pw. Świętego Józefa
St. Józef in Gdańsk - a rector's church belonging to the parish of St. Brygidy of the Archdiocese of Gdańsk. A chapel adheres to the church, in which the adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place all day, during which you can also use the sacrament of reconciliation. During the Reformation it was one of the few Roman Catholic churches operating in Gdańsk. During the Carmelite, the church was called by the Snowless Virgin Mary and the Saints of the Founders of Elijah and Elisha.
6. Tym co za polskość Gdańska
A monument of what for the Polishness of Gdańsk - a monument commemorating the fallen for Polishness of Gdańsk in the period from the Gdańsk slaughter in 1308 until the end of World War II, unveiled on December 28, 1969 on the square at Podwale Staromiejskie Street. The monument in the shape of concrete blocks decorated with reliefs symbolizing the ax stuck in the ground, was built according to the vision of Wawrzyniec Sampa and Wiesław Pietron.
7. St Mary’s Church
St. Mary's Church, or formally the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is a Brick Gothic Catholic church located in central Gdańsk, Poland. With its volume between 185,000 m3 and 190,000 m3 it is currently one of the two or three largest brick churches in the world. Only San Petronio Basilica in Bologna, comprising 258,000 m3 is larger, Munich Frauenkirche and Ulm Minster also comprise 185,000 to 190,000 m3.
8. St. Peter and Paul Church
St. Piotr and Paweł - a church in Gdańsk, at Żabi Kruk. He is the historic farm of Stary Przedmieście. It belongs to the group of the largest Gothic churches in Gdańsk. In the years 1590–1945 he was the main church of the Gdańsk reformed evangelicals. Services in Polish, English, French and German took place here. In 1958, under the decision of the PRL authorities, she was handed over to Roman and Armenian Catholics.
9. Narodowe Muzeum Morskie
The National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk is a maritime museum in Gdańsk, Poland, established on 1 January 1962. It is dedicated to gathering, researching and preserving artifacts and documents concerning ship transport, international trade, fishing and culture of people working at sea, rivers and those ashore – as well as the dissemination of knowledge on maritime history of Poland and its economy through the ages.
10. Pomnik Kindertransportów
Monument to the Kindertransports - a contemporary monument in the Gdańsk downtown, at the Gdańsk Główny railway station, commemorating the participants of the Kingdertransports of Jewish children from Gdańsk to London on the eve of the outbreak of World War II. In September 2019 - June 2023, the monument was dismantled to prevent damage to it during the renovation of the general station.
11. St. Catherine’s Church
St Catherine's Church is the oldest church in Gdańsk, Poland. Though building began in the 1220s, it experienced many renovations and additions to reach its full size. The Gothic-style design includes chappels, a high gable roof, a square floor plan, vaults, and more. It was a Protestant church from 1545 until the end of World War II in 1945, after which it returned to the Catholic Church.
12. Pomnik Ofiarom Stanu Wojennego
Monument to martial law victims - a monument in Gdańsk at the Rakowy Market in the form of lying figure, in the memory of Antoni Browarczyk, the first fatal martial victim in Poland. The author of the monument is the Gdańsk sculptor Gennadij Jerszow, the initiator of the creation of the monument - president of the Fighting Youth Federation Association, photojournalist Robert Kwiatek.
13. Muzeum Archidiecezjalne w Gdańsku
Archdiocesan Museum in Gdańsk – a museum existing since 1975 in Gdańsk–Oliwa. It is located inside the former Cistercian monastery, since 1957 used by the Gdańsk Spiritowne Seminar. In the summer season the most valuable historic part of the monastery is available, dating from the end of the 13th, from the 14th and 15th centuries. , once covered by a total clause.
14. Ratusz Głównego Miasta
Gdańsk Main Town Hall is a historic Ratusz located in the Gdańsk Main City borough of Śródmieście. It is one of the finest examples of the Gothic-Renaissance historic buildings in the city, built at the intersection of Ulica Długa and Długi Targ, in the most popular part of Gdańsk. The Main Town Hall in Gdańsk houses the History Museum of the City of Gdańsk.
15. SS Sołdek
SS Sołdek is a retired Polish coal and ore freighter. She was the first ship built in Gdańsk (Poland) after World War II and the first seagoing ship completed in Poland. She was the first of 29 ships classed as Project B30, built between 1949 and 1954 in Stocznia Gdańska. The name was given in honour of Stanisław Sołdek, one of the shipyard's shock workers.
16. Bastion św. Gertrudy
St. Gertrude's Bastion – a bastion of the New Italian type, built in the years 1607–1638 in Gdańsk, the only one preserved in its original shape and the last of the western line of fortifications. One of fourteen similar bastions, with which the city was fortified in the 17th century, located in the Old Suburb near the Lower Town.
17. Meczet imienia Dżamala ad-Dina Al-afganiego
Mosque Dżamaluddin al-Afghanni in Gdańsk-is currently one of four active mosques in Poland, the only minaret and the only one in Gdańsk. It operates as part of the Muslim Religious Commune in Gdańsk, which is one of eight municipalities in the country. The mosque is located at the VII Dwór estate at 17a Abrahama Street.
18. Wzgórze Pachołek
Hill Pachołek - a hill in the Gdańsk district of Oliwa. Also called Mount Pachołek, and in German initially Pacholkenberg, and from 1797 to 1945 Carlsberg or Karlsberg. It is located in the Oliwa Forest Complex on the edge of the Tri -City Landscape Park and on the Tourist Trail of the Kartuzy and Skarszewski Trail.
19. Historyczna brama nr 2 Stoczni Gdańskiej
The Gate No 2 of the Gdańsk Shipyard is one of the gates leading into Gdańsk Shipyard. Because of the gate's proximity to the Shipyard's management buildings as well as its good access to Gdańsk Main City and Gdańsk Główny railway station, the Gate is commonly considered to be the main entrance to the Shipyard.
20. Twierdza Wisłoujście
Wisłoujście Fortress is an historic fortress located in Gdańsk by the Martwa Wisła river, by an old estuary of the river Vistula, flowing into the Bay of Gdańsk. The fortress is located close to the Wisłoujście borough, Westerplatte and the Port Północny. It is listed as a Historic Monument of Poland.
21. Szaniec Jezuicki
Szaniec Jesuicki, less often "Fort Jesuicki" - a historic fort trapezoid in Gdańsk. It was founded by Prusaks on the edge of the highland, in a place above the Old Scots, at ul. Anieline's Colony. Since 1968, the manchester has been entered into the register of monuments.
22. Sanktuarium Matki Bożej Brzemiennej w Gdańsku Matemblewie
Sanctuary of Our Lady of the pregnancy in Gdańsk Matemblewo - Roman Catholic Marian Sanctuary. It is located at the Matemblewo estate in the Gdańsk district of Brętowo, in the Pomeranian Voivodeship. It belongs to the Gdańsk Olwa deanery in the Archdiocese of Gdańsk.
23. Cerkiew Świętego Mikołaja
Church under the call of St. Nicholas – Orthodox concathedral and parish church in Gdańsk. It belongs to the decanate of Gdańsk, the diocese of the Białystoko-Gdansk Polish Autocephalic Orthodox Church. Also used by the Gdańsk military parish of St. Jerzy Winner.
24. Abbot's Palace
The Abbots' Palace in Oliwa is a rococo palace in Oliwa, a quarter of Gdańsk. It houses the Department of Modern Art of the National Museum in Gdańsk, and along with the Cistercian-Cathedral complex in Oliwa it is listed as a Historic Monument of Poland.
25. Solidarity Museum (European Solidarity Centre)
The European Solidarity Centre is a museum and library in Gdańsk, Poland, devoted to the history of Solidarity, the Polish trade union and civil resistance movement, and other opposition movements of Communist Eastern Europe. It opened on 31 August 2014.
26. Pomnik Świętopełka Wielkiego
A monument to Świętopełk Wielki in Gdańsk - a bronze monument depicting Świętopełk II the Great, Prince of Gdańsk in the years 1227–1266. It is located in Gdańsk, on the square between Wysoka, Grobla II, Świętojańska and Złotniki streets.
27. Latarnia morska Gdańsk Port Północny
Gdańsk Port Północny Lighthouse is a lighthouse in Gdańsk, located on the Polish coast of the Baltic Sea, by the Bay of Gdańsk. It is the youngest lighthouse in Poland; located between the lighthouse in Hel, and the lighthouse in Krynica Morska.
28. Park Oruński im. Emilii Hoene
ORUŃSKI PARK Emilia Hoene - a historic, third largest city park in Gdańsk, the largest of historical parks. It is located on the Orunsk Potok, on the border of the districts: Orunia-Św. Wojciech-Lipka and Orunia Górna-Gdańsk Południe.
29. Gdański Ogród Zoologiczny
30. Morski Kościół Misyjny Niepokalanego Serca Maryi
The Maritime Missionary Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Gdańsk is a church belonging to the Province of St. Francis of Assisi of the Order of Friars Minor in Poznań. It is located in Gdańsk, in the Nowy Port district.
31. Zakręt Pięciu Gwizdków
The Five Whistles Bend is located in Gdansk, at the mouth of the Martwa Wisła River to the Bay of Gdansk. It is a 600 m long bend in which the Martwa Wisła turns into the Port Canal. Vessels change their course by 110 degrees.
32. Kościół pw. Niepokalanego Poczęcia Najświętszej Maryi Panny
The Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary – a Roman Catholic parish church belonging to the parish under the same call. It is located in the Gdańsk district of Śródmieście, in the area of Lower Town.
33. Kościół pw. Świętego Jana Bosko
St. Jan Bosco - a historic parish church in Gdańsk Orunia, a Roman Catholic religion. Originally it was an Evangelical temple and was named after Saint George. From 1945, the church has been managed by the Salesians.
34. St Elizabeth Church
St. Elżbieta in Gdańsk - a historic rector's church, located within the borders of the parish of St. Brygidy of the Archdiocese of Gdańsk. In the years 1622-1820 it was the second temple of Gdańsk Calvinists.
35. Baszta Pod Zrębem
The tower under the foundation, also called the advantage tower - the historic late Gothic tower located in the old suburbs in Gdańsk, near Motława, preserved in ruins. The neighboring tower is the white tower.
36. Biskupia Górka
Biskupia Górka is a neighbourhood and hill in Gdańsk, Poland, located in the Śródmieście district. Historically, Biskupia Górka had important strategic meaning, since it is a hill close to the main city.
37. Jan III Sobieski
The King John III Sobieski Monument in Gdańsk is an equestrian statue of the King of Poland John III Sobieski (1629-1696). Originally built in Lviv in 1898, the monument was transferred to Gdańsk in 1965.
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