Cruise Ports Scandinavia & Northern Europe - Gdansk, Poland (PDF Chapter)
This is the Gdansk chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cruise Ports Scandinavia & Northern Europe guidebook.
Centuries of maritime ebb and flow as a port city; streets of architecture influenced by wealthy merchants who shaped the city’s past; the to-ing and fro-ing of Danzig/Gdansk between Prussia and Poland; and the destruction of WWII have bequeathed the city a unique atmosphere.
- explore Poland’s postwar fight for freedom at the striking European Solidarity Centre
- look up from the crowds to appreciate the wonderful period architecture of Dlugi Targ
- wander along the Motlawa River to the excellent National Maritime Museum
- food & drink
Coverage includes: Sights, Shopping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife.