You will take a trip through the most beautiful streets of Gdansk and discover why Gdansk was, for centuries, one of the richest cities in Europe. Find out why Long Street is not actually all that long, why the buildings look very similar to those in Burgi and uncover the secret why one building is known as the ‘darkest’ in the world! You will enjoy learning all about the Old Town, Prison Tower, Golden Gate, and the Town Hall’s history, the local culture much, much more!
Hi, I am Alex and I am local licensed guide who lives in Gdansk. My family has lived here for the last 200 years - all 15 generations of them. I would like share some of the history which my family has experienced by taking you on an historic walking around the 1000 year old streets of the Old Town. You will discover the many hidden secrets . . . only the locals know. You’ll enjoy stories about kings, traditions, torture, gems, food, alcohol, Nazi occupation, wars, and more. On this tour, you will truly FEEL the dark beauty of Gdańsk right through the ages!
Locally made special donut “pączek”
We will start your adventure under the Uplands Gate, which is located in the most prestigious part of Gdansk and just like the kings in olden times, you will enter the city this way. You will then head towards the river. You will visit a medieval torture chamber, the town hall. You will see the knight’s brotherhood, the mint, the coach house, manor house and much, much more!