What to do in Gdansk?

What to do in Gdansk? Fall in love with Gdańsk. Find the best things to do and places to see in Gdańsk. Feel the city’s vibes, meet local culture and cuisine. Gdansk is one of the most important port and cultural cities in Northen Europe. Gdańsk is situated on the coast of Baltic Sea, principal seaport and formerly important member of Hanseatic League. Today it is a modern, bustling city. One of the most popular destinations in Poland and Europe.


Do you wonder what to do in Gdansk? We’ve prepared a travel guide.

It will help you to discover and experience Gdansk in the best possible way.

Energa Stadium

ul. Pokoleń Lechii Gdańsk 1

The Stadion Energa Gdańsk is a fotball stadium located at ul. Pokoleń Lechii Gdańsk 1. It is used mostly for fotball matches and is the home stadium of Lechia Gdańsk. However it is also used for concerts and events. The stadium attractions are concentraded in the Fun Arena, which offers indoor and outdoor activities such as Go-karts, paintball, rollerdrome and many more.


If you want to book a ticket for match, please call us on +48 510 069 112 or send an e-mail: info@nordbyhus.com


Website: http://stadionenerga.pl

The European Solidarity Centre is an institution devoted to the history of Solidarity and Polish way to freedom. Museum is housed in modern building at Plac Solidarności 1. The centre’s permanent exhibition has around 2,000 exhibits, around 100,000 books and documents. Centre provides space for conferences and temporary exhibitons. On the rooftop of museum there is a large garden-terrace with sweeping views over shipyard.


Website: http://ecs.gda.pl

European Solidarity Centre

Plac Solidarności 1


You will find beautiful and clean beaches in Gdańsk. Gdańsk’s beaches are popular places for enjoying a rest and relax. Thanks to serious ecological regulations all Gdańsk’s beaches are clean and safe.


Gdańsk Brzeźno, ul. Jantarowa 1,

Gdańsk Sobieszewo, ul. Falowa,

Gdańsk Stogi, ul. Wydmy 1,

Gdańsk Orle, ul. Lazurowa,

Gdańsk Jelitkowo, ul. Jantarowa.

Gdańsk Shipyard is a large Polish shipyard located near European Solidarity Centre. The yard gained international fame when Solidarity was founded there in 1980. Just in front of shipyard gates, the striking Monument of the Fallen Shipyard Workers commemorates the workers killed in the riots of 1970. Over 60 yeras, Shipyard has delivered more than 1000 ships to owners all over the word. One of the most popular ships delivered by Shipyard is SS Sołdek bulit in 1949-1954.


Website: http://gdanskshipyard.pl

Gdańsk Shipyard

ul. Na Ostrowiu


ul. Mjr. Sucharskiego

Westerplatte is a peninsula in Gdańsk where Polish Military Transit Depot was located in years from 1926 to 1939. It is famous for Battle for Westerplatte, when German soliders invaded Poland. The site is now a memorial, with ruins left as they were after the bombardment. The surviving Guardhouse No1. houses an exhibiton related to the event where you can see two 280mm shells from Schelswig-Holstein, T-34 tank and a Monument of the Coast Defenders.

The National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk is one of the greatest maritime museums in Europe. It is dedicated to gathering, researching and preserving artifacts concerning ship transport, international trade, fishing and culture of people working at sea. In Museum you can see sprawling exhibition of maritime history and Gdańsk’s role through the centuries as a Baltic seaport. Exhibitons include the SS Sołdek – the first ship bulit at the Gdańsk shipyard and Crane – Żuraw , a 15th-century crane that was the biggest in its day.


Website: http://nmm.pl

National Maritime Museum

Ołowianka 9-13

Hewelianum Centre

ul. Gradowa 6

The Hewelianum Centre is an educational and recreational centre situated on the grounds of the Fort Góra Gradowa in Gdańsk. Interactive exhibitions and popular science events disclose the mysteries of physics, astronomy, mathematics and biology. In Hewelanium Centre you can discover the world, learn about it and spend time in an interactive, creative and innovative way.


Website: http://hewelianum.pl

Aqua Park in located at ul. Morska 5 in Reda, around 40 km from Gdańsk. It is the first Aqua Park in Europe where you can bath with sharks. The highlighted tunnel leads through aquarium with real sharks. Swimming in the pool, while you can observe one of the most dangerous predators in the world behind a glass wall is really impressive. Aqua Park is a perfect place to spend time in active and creative way. Park offers an amount of attractions including: Castle Pool, Pirate Bay, Wave Pool and 500 meters of water slides. If you would like to take a rest from bathing, you can eat food and chill out in restaurant.

Aqua Park Reda

ul. Morska 5, Reda

Murals on Zaspa

Gdańsk, Zaspa

The Murals Collection in Gdańsk is an open air gallery which consist 54 large format murals painted in the estate of Zaspa. First works were painted here in 1997. Until now the collectors have managed to gather 34 works painted by Polish and international artists. Guests can also take a local guide who will walk through collection, present the history of settlement, local legends and stories behind murals. The tours are free of charge.


Website: http://muralegdanskzaspa.pl/

The National Museum in Gdańsk was established in 1972 and is one of the main branches of Poland’s National Museum system. The Museum consists many departures including:

  Oddziału Sztuki Dawnej

  Oddziału Sztuki Nowoczesnej

  Gdańskiej Galerii Fotografii.

National Museum in Gdańsk houses permanent and temporary exhibitions. The most significant and valuable masterpiece in the collection is Hans Memling’s the Last Judgement.


Website: http://mng.gda.pl

National Museum in Gdańsk

ul. Toruńska 1

Ski Slope Łysa Góra in Sopot

ul. Herberta 9

Do you want to visit Tricity in the winter? Do you like winter activities? Ski Slope Łysa Góra in Sopot is a perfect place for you. You will find a real ski slope in Sopot with all attractions including: snowpark, ski school, ski rental and restaurant. Slope is located around 10 km from Gdańsk at ul. Herberta 9.


Website: http://www.lysa-gora.pl

Długa Street and The Long Market used to be the street where the main city market was held. Now it is major focus for visitors and representative place in Gdańsk. The Long Market features main monuments in Gdańsk as Neptune Fountain, Town Hall, King Arthur’s Court and many more. There are also a plenty of restaurants, shops and cafes. In the summer street performers and artists add extra vitality to this place. Długa Street is a perfect place to kick off an evening out on the town.

The Old Town

ul. Długa

Gdańsk ZOO

ul. Karwieńska 3

Gdańsk’s Zoo is set in the forests of Oliwa and it is one of Poland’s best zoos. On show are wild animals with the kids‘ favourites as elephants, hippos and giraffes. On a pleasant day you can spend most of the day here beacuse this place makes a perfect atmosphere for pleasant and relaxing walks. In addition, park offers plenty of attractions as horseback riding, ropes course, restaurants and many more.


Website: http://zoo.gda.pl