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Gdańsk Destination Guide

Delve into Gdańsk in Poland

Gdańsk in the region of Pomeranian Voivodeship with its 461,865 residents is a city in Poland - some 176 mi or ( 284 km ) North-West of Warsaw , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Gdańsk

Current time in Gdańsk is now 04:59 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Warsaw " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Kaliningrad, Klaipėda, Warsaw, Wrocław, and Władysławowo. While being here, make sure to check out Kaliningrad . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Gdańsk ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Gdańsk, Poland - May 2012 (1080 HD)

9:50 min by stuartmoss
Views: 12500 Rating: 4.86

Footage taken in and around the Northern Polish City of Gdańsk on the Baltic Coast, in Pomerania in Poland. Gdańsk is Poland's principal seaport as well as the capital of the Pomeranian Voivodeship. I ..

LIVE RUNS AWAY Iza & Pawel by Andreas Gemperle

4:19 min by photoworkers
Views: 1725 Rating: 5.00

PI Acrobats performing in unusual locations shipyard, beach in front of torpedo station, old riffle factory in Gdansk / Gdynia. acrobatic adage, aerial duo silk, acrobatic lifts, aerial hoop, cube. 20 ..


Sopot to Gdańsk (Poland): Views from a train - 15th May, 2012

16:00 min by stuartmoss
Views: 1285 Rating: 5.00

This film firstly features footage at Sopot railway station, where an SKM local train approaches, it then features views from this very train as it travels to Gdańsk through Gdańsk Żabianka, Gdańsk Ol ..

Jean Michel Jarre - Space of Freedom (Solidarnosc) TVP TV Broadcast (HQ)

162:23 min by xpressionphoto2009
Views: 1256 Rating: 5.00

*Note: This is the 2nd upload of this video - first upload didnt format correctly, so i've now correctly formatted the video into 16:9 widescreen... Event: Space of Freedom When: Friday, August 26, 20 ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Oliwa

The naval Battle of Oliwa, also Battle of Oliva or Battle of Gdańsk Roadstead, took place on 28 November 1627 during the Polish-Swedish War slightly north of the port of Danzig (Gdańsk) near the village of Oliva. It was the largest naval battle fought by the Polish royal navy, and resulted in the defeat of a small Swedish squadron.

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Located at 54.35 18.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1627 in Europe, Conflicts in 1627, History of Gdańsk, Naval battles of the Polish-Swedish War

Golden Gate (Gdańsk)

Golden Gate in Gdańsk (Danzig), Poland, German Langgasser Tor, is one of the most notable tourist attractions of the city. It was raised in 1612–14 in place of the 13th century gothic gate (Brama Długouliczna). It is located at one end of Long Lane, where, together with Brama Wyżynna and Wieża Więzienna, it forms a part of the old city fortifications. It was designed by architect Abraham van den Blocke and was constructed by Jan Strakowski.

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Located at 54.35 18.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures completed in 1614, Buildings and structures in Gdańsk, Gates in Poland, Landmarks in Poland, Prussian cultural sites, Visitor attractions in Gdańsk

Gdańsk Główny railway station

Gdańsk Główny is a railway station in Gdańsk, Poland. The station is the main passenger station for the city of Gdańsk, as it is localised in the centre of the city. Access is easy due to a large number of communication routes intersecting near the station building.

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Located at 54.36 18.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Railway stations in Gdańsk, Railway stations served by Przewozy Regionalne InterRegio, Railway stations served by Szybka Kolej Miejska (Tricity)

St. Mary's Church, Gdańsk

St. Mary's Church or, properly, Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a Roman Catholic church in Gdańsk (Danzig), Poland, which is the largest brick church in the world. It was begun in 1379. St. Mary's is one of the largest European Brick Gothic buildings, which include castles. Between 1536 and 1572 St.  Mary's Church was used for Roman Catholic and Lutheran services alike. Since then until 1945 it was the biggest Lutheran church in the world.

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Located at 54.35 18.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Basilica churches in Poland, Brick Gothic, Buildings and structures in Gdańsk, Churches in Pomeranian Voivodeship, Gothic architecture in Poland, Prussian cultural sites, Visitor attractions in Gdańsk

Defense of the Polish Post Office in Danzig

The Defense of the Polish Post Office in Danzig was one of the first acts of World War II in Europe, as part of the Invasion of Poland. On September 1, 1939, Polish personnel defended the building for some 15 hours against assaults by the SS Heimwehr Danzig (SS Danzig Home Defence), local SA formations and special units of Ordnungspolizei (Danzig police).

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Located at 54.35 18.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Battles of the Invasion of Poland, History of Gdańsk, Massacres in Poland, Nazi war crimes in Poland, Sieges involving Germany, Sieges involving Poland, World War II prisoners of war massacres

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Gdańsk