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The historical center of Gdansk, where the main attractions are concentrated, is called the Main City, and everything that is located north of Pivnaya Street is called Old Town. The architectural appearance of the latter was formed in the 13-17 centuries, when Gdansk was called Danzig, belonged to the Teutonic Order, and then became a free trading city. Most buildings were destroyed by World War II bombs, but after they were rebuilt by Polish restorers. True, the reconstruction of the Church of the Virgin Mary, the largest brick church in Europe, is still not completed. Continue reading
The lovely and peaceful Oliva area in Gdansk is worth a visit if you have an extra day or at least half an day. It is located in a wooded Troymeysky park with a beautiful landscape design. Here is the conservatory of the Botanical Garden, a branch of the National Museum and, of course, the beautiful and famous Olivsky Cathedral, famous for its organ.
The smallest pipes – only 10 centimeters, the largest – 10 meters or more. And in conjunction with two more instruments in the cathedral, there are 7876 organ pipes! Continue reading
In Kurnik there is a castle that attracts many tourists. It was built in the 15th century, but received the present form of the English neo-Gothic style only in the first half of the 19th century. The castle houses a library of 320 thousand volumes, a museum with collections of furniture, sculptures, paintings, military equipment, porcelain and fabrics.
The fortress is surrounded by a large park, founded in the 18th century. – one of the largest dendrological parks in Poland. Continue reading