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What You Should Know More About Gdansk

  • Travel Advice

    • Dress conservatively and choose colours for clothing that are not bright.
    • Always accept food in small portions when invited to anybody’s home for dinner.
    • Always reciprocate any toast directed towards you.
    • Maintain table manners when eating.
    • Cab drivers take 10% of the fare as tip.
    • Even if you meet people in the elevator, greet them.
    • When meeting or parting, always shake hands.
    • Polish people like punctuality. Do not be late for any appointments.
    • Make careful choice of flowers and their colours when gifting them.
    • Do not gift flowers in odd numbers. Never gift chrysanthemums, white or red flowers as they represent sadness.
    • Do not put your hands in your pocket while standing, sitting, or communicating with anyone.
    • Do not talk or discuss politics or any sensitive topic concerning Poland’s political or religious affairs.   

  • Drinking Law

    The legal drinking age in Poland is 18 years and above.

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    Sights, landmarks, and bridges in the city


    Long Lane is one of the popular tourist places in the city as it has been existing since the Middle Ages. It has Golden Gate and Green Gate on both the ends. Along the lane are numerous restaurants, cafes, and shops. Long Market is a square that depicts history over a few centuries.     Main Town Hall is a Gothic-Renaissance building built in the 14th century. Now stands on this site are a Historical Museum. Artus Court is named after King Arthur and is constructed in Dutch architectural style. This court was built in the 17th century. The Maiden at the Window built in the 17th century depicts the story of a beautiful woman. Neptune Fountain is usually a meeting point of locals and tourists. Long Bridge is closer to the Motlawa River and has flanked with buildings and apartments that are picturesque. Golden Gate was built in the Dutch style in the 16th century.   Green Gate is a built in the 15th century in the Dutch and the Flemish style. Golden House was built in the 16th century and has statues of Cleopatra, Polish Kings, Oedipus, and Achilles.


    Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre was built in the 16th century and plays are regularly performed here. Uphagen House gives the glimpse of the life of the citizens of the city from 18th and 19th century.


    Churches and religious sites

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