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Main Town Gdansk

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: German, English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on July 05, 2017

We are Walkative! Our goal is to promote our cities across Poland, Germany, France and Ukraine - no matter what your budget is! Since 2007 we have guided more than 3 million people. We provide tours in English, Spanish, Polish and German mostly.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

On this 2.5 hour FREE Walkative! TOUR you will see:
• the Prison Tower
• Torture Chamber
• Uplands Gate
• Golden Gate
• Great Armory
• St. Mary’s Basilica
• Arthur’s Court
• the Old Harbor – Crane – Polish Post Office
• … and much more!


Gdańsk, Gdanzc, Dantzk, Dantzig, Danzig… however it was called, the meaning is always the same: proud, wealthy, independent and beautiful Gdańsk. Its character was shaped by gold and the vanity of wealthy merchants who came here from all corners of Europe and simply considered themselves “Danzigers” (citizens of Gdańsk). The source of prosperity of the city of Gdańsk was is its perfect location. Over time, it became the largest city of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth and the largest harbor on the Baltic Sea, supplying Europe with Polish grain, Polish timber and “Baltic Gold” — amber. The city was the birthplace of Daniel Fahrenheit, Arthur Schopenhauer and Günter Grass; Napoleon once said, “Gdansk is the key to everything” and so created the first Free City of Danzig. Much, much later, the second Free City of Danzig was intended by Hitler to become one of the most Nazi cities in Europe and was to become home to the headquarters of the NSDAP. The world’s largest military conflict began with strikes on Westerplatte and the Polish Post Office — the first battlefields of WWII. It was also here in Gdańsk that the strike by the shipyard workers led by Lech Wałęsa heralded the beginning of the end of communism in this part of Europe.

Come join us for a walk through the cobbled streets of the Main Town with its elegant, slender buildings with charming terraces, visit the largest brick church in the world, see the largest medieval crane in Europe and listen to the fascinating history of the City of Freedom.

The last point is near to Monument to the Defenders of the Polish Post Office. 

ℹ️ ⚠️ ATTENTION - booking rules

Please note that our free tours are designed for individual travelers and small private groups only. Hence, we do not accept parties of 8 or more people on regular free tours and guides have the right to deny participation to such groups. If you travel in a party of 8 or more please book a private tour in advance.


If you show up at the meeting point with the bigger group our guide will ask you for the payment (8 eur/person) before the tour or cancel your reservation on the spot. To confirm your reservation please arrive 10 minutes before starting. We can not guarantee participation when you will be late.                                  

Please note that multiply bookings (under different names) for 7 people who belong to one group will still be treated as one organized group and the guide has the right to deny participation to such parties.

This policy is implied in the best interest of our individual visitors. 

Please respect our rules.     

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  • Meeting point:
    Targ Węglowy 27, Gdańsk, Poland
    Targ Węglowy 27, Gdańsk, Poland
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    next to the Golden Gate, guide with a yellow umbrella

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

247 ratings
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4.55
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4.74
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4.79
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DAMIAN 09 Dec 2022
Torre-Pacheco
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Travelled in family - Dec 2022
Mario lo explicó todo con mucho detalle, de forma amena y con curiosidades muy interesantes para el que quiere conocer la ciudad así como recomendaciones sobre la misma.
Leire 02 Dec 2022
Santurtzi
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Travelled in group - Dec 2022
Fue un tour muy ameno e interesante. El guía fue muy profesional y divertido, nos recomendó los mejores sitios de Gdansk. Las dos horas de tour se nos hicieron cortas
Seba... 29 Nov 2022
Tønsberg
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Mi padre y yo disfrutamos mucho de este tour por la ciudad de Gdansk. Mario muy profesional y cercano. Recomiendo hacer este tour el primer día que llegues a Gdansk, allí obtendrás toda la información en cuanto a lugares a visitar y sus actividades.
Mina 19 Nov 2022
Tønsberg
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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
Our walking tour was informative and fun! Paul was knowledgeable and provided fun facts as well as history of Gdańsk. Highly recommend this tour.
Marcela 01 Nov 2022
Medellín
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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
Mario es un excelente guía, la ciudad es hermosa y tiene muchísima historia para conocer y disfrutar!
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 7 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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