Golden Gate, Gdansk

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  • Gdansk Old Town 2-Hour Walking Tour

    1. Gdansk Old Town 2-Hour Walking Tour

    Explore the compact Old Town of Gdansk to see a unique blend of Gothic, Renaissance, and Mannerist architecture lining some of the most beautiful streets and squares in Europe. Perfect for those with limited time to explore, a professional guide will introduce you to an interesting assortment of monuments, telling fascinating stories along the way. Start at the Golden Gate, once part of the old city’s fortifications. Continue to the Torture Chamber, where executions were carried out until the middle of the 19th century. Next, go to the 16th-century Upland Gate, the main entry point of the Old Town, where the king of Poland would arrive in the city from Warsaw. Continue along the Royal Way to Long Market and the Town Hall. The focal point of Long Market is the Neptune Fountain of the sea god. Walk down to the banks of the Motława River before visiting The Crane, revealing the city’s gol...

    The guide was super knowledgeable and had a wonderful insight of the city. Fantastic tour

  • Gdansk: Small Group Evening Walking Tour

    2. Gdansk: Small Group Evening Walking Tour

    Your tour will begin at 6:00 PM, when you meet your English-speaking guide at Neptune’s Statue on Dlugi Targ Street. Wander along Royal Road and Artus Court, before continuing to the Gold and Green Gate. From here the tour moves on to the Old Port, before heading to the Moltawa River to discover the Island of Granaries. Explore St. Mary’s Street and the Great Armory, before finishing up at at Piwnica Rajców. This is a place where you can find many types of good beer from throughout the ages. Piwnica Rajców is a brewery and restaurant located in the heart of Gdansk’s Old Town, in the historic Artus Court. Here you can try tasty cuisine from the Gdansk region, or craft beer brewed on site. You can also feel the historic atmosphere of feasts organized by wealthy Gdansk merchants, and representatives of municipal authorities.

  • Private Westerplatte Tour by Car or Cruise Transport

    3. Private Westerplatte Tour by Car or Cruise Transport

    This tour is designed to give you an insider's view of the area's tumultuous past, while at the same time, showing you its current beauty. Westerplatte was for centuries a military base for many different armies, most people associate it with a date: the 1st of September 1939. Even though other Polish cities were attacked a few minutes earlier than Westerplatte, this place is the symbol for the beginning of the Second World War. Here 200 Polish soldiers heroically fought the Nazis which outnumbered them by 8 times. Nowadays in Westerplatte you can see the remaining Guardhouse No.1 and the remains of a barracks. The whole area is quite small so you will walk though it. You will see a small military cemetery and a huge Monument to the defenders of the Polish Coast. A large monument pays tribute to those Polish defenders and marks the spot where the entire world was plunged into war just 6...

  • Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia 3 Cities Private Full-Day Tour

    4. Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia 3 Cities Private Full-Day Tour

    Perfect for those short on time but with a desire to see as much as possible of Poland’s Tri-City area. This full-day private sightseeing tour covers Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia, where the decorative architecture has been shaped by a rich history. Discover the center of Gdansk, restored after World War II. Walk along Long Street with its beautiful houses, bars and cafés, a fountain of Neptune, "amber" Mary's Street, the Crane and the Island of Granaries. Then go to Gdansk Oliwa to relax in the most beautiful park in the Tri-City. And don't miss the famous organ concert at Oliwa Cathedral! Continue on to Sopot and wander down the Monciak Street, perhaps the most famous promenade in Poland, lined with art nouveau cafés and shops. Soak up the cosmopolitan atmosphere and discover the beachfront attractions of the boardwalk, including the longest wooden pier in Europe and the beautiful waterfr...

  • Gdansk: 90-Minute Guided Segway Tour of Gdansk Old Town

    5. Gdansk: 90-Minute Guided Segway Tour of Gdansk Old Town

    Discover the magic of Gdansk on this unique 90-minute guided Segway tour of the city. You’ll follow a route that passes by all the hotspots of the old town, the main town, and Granary Island accompanied by a local guide who will make sure you have enough time at each location to make yourself feel like at home in Gdansk. Riding on your Segway in a group, you’ll pass by a whole range of memorable tourist attractions like Uphagen's House, the Artus Court, Neptune's Fountain, the Fahrenheit Monument, Granary Island, the fish market, the Long Lane, the Golden Gate and more, enjoying gorgeous views of the city from the banks of Motlawa River along the way.

    Apart from some accidental problems concerning the meeting point - which is by reason of the weak app - we had a brilliant time with Jakub!

  • Gdansk: Private Old Town Tour

    6. Gdansk: Private Old Town Tour

    Take to the charming streets of the Old Town of Gdansk with a local guide and let yourself be carried away into the vortex of a historic adventure. Get to know the history of Gdansk at the turn of the century and why everything begins in Gdansk. Listen to the stories flowing through the historic streets. The route is very varied, just like the history of the city and the people living in it. See diverse attractions including the place where the local bohemians hang out. Go to the roof of Gdansk and see beautiful panoramas of the city and the Gulf of Gdansk. Your tour guide will convey the essence of the city and their knowledge in a nutshell, which you will easily recall later. Your tour will be fun and educational at the same time because it is run by people with a passion for the area.  Your journey will guide you through the difficult history of Gdansk. You will visit places associa...

  • Gdansk: Private or Shared Sightseeing Tour by Electric Car

    7. Gdansk: Private or Shared Sightseeing Tour by Electric Car

    Meet your friendly guide at the centrally located Information Point, then set off on your electric car adventure.  Explore the city’s impressive Old Town while you soak up the charming atmosphere and unique architecture. From the car, see famous landmarks including St. Mary’s Church, Arthur’s Court, and the Golden Gate. Pass by the Shipyard next and learn about its importance to Gdansk’s past, then admire the Town Hall and iconic St. Bridget’s Church. Throughout the tour, listen to your guide’s fascinating stories about local life, history, and culture. At the end of the tour, enjoy drop-off to the meeting point.

  • Stutthof Concentration Camp and Gdansk Old Town Private Tour

    8. Stutthof Concentration Camp and Gdansk Old Town Private Tour

    Take advantage of a comfortable pickup service and set off on a guided excursion to Stutthof Concentration Camp. Learn how it functioned during the Nazi occupation of Poland in WWII. See the barracks and gas chambers at the first concentration camp in Poland. Explore the whole area with a licensed guide and discover facts only heard there. Stutthof was the first concentration camp built in Poland by the Nazis. During its five years of existence, the camp held prisoners from 28 countries. Over 110,000 prisoners were tortured, forced to work, or died in the gas chambers. During the five-hour tour, you will explore the entirety of the site, see moving exhibitions, and enter Stutthof Museum Cinema. On the way back, take a relaxing walk toward a beach. Discover the white sand and amazing landscapes of the Baltic Sea. Enjoy the view and don’t worry about your return to Gdansk — just sit back...

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What people are saying about Golden Gate, Gdansk

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 62 reviews

Could not fault!!

Had such an amazing time on the tour!! It was postponed by a day because of torrential rain making the cobbles too slippery to ride on. But I was given a mobile number so I could keep in contact with a member of staff to rearrange! The tour was so interesting, fun and well planned. The guide’s english was amazing so I understood absolutely everything!! Would recommend and would definitely do again!

You sometimes doubt where you should be but they were waiting nicely. Good instruction and very nice tour. Really recommended !!

Great guide, and fun experience! Spent plenty of time for training. The guide spoke a little fast and blurred at times, but ok.

Nice guide, very concerned about security and that everyone should have a good experience. Recommended!

A very good and engaging guide. A good way to start your stay in Gdańsk.