Top Things to See and Do in Gdansk

Top Things to See and Do in Gdansk: St. Dominic’s Fair, The Royal Way, The European Solidarity Centre, Mariacka Street, Dlugi Targ.

St. Dominic’s Fair

Hosting Saint Dominic’s Fair is definitely one of the longest of the city’s traditions. It was first established in 1260 by Pope Alexander IV and is still running today.

The Royal Way

The Royal Way is a spectacular path from the old city gate to the Motlawa river. It is also the main Old Town street, famous due to the Polish kings who used to parade along its length when visiting the city.

The European Solidarity Centre

The European Solidarity Centre is a very new museum, situated in the Gdansk shipyard. However, it has already become one of the best tourist attractions in the city.

Mariacka Street

Ulica Mariacka is one of the most beautiful streets in Gdansk’s old town. It contains stunning architectural pieces as well as many souvenir stalls and stores.

Dlugi Targ

Dlugi Targ (Long Market) used to be the street where the main city market was held, but now it has become a major tourist attraction.