Stare Szkoty – this district ows its name to the Scottish settlers
the lamprey street was named after a rarity of Gdańsk - the lamprey fish, which was one sold there
the Monument to the Evacuated Children in Gdańsk is one of three monuments, the first two are located in Berlin and London
the mechanizm of the Dutch carillon with 37 bells was started on 30th November 1738 in the tower of St. Catherine`s Church, although it burned on 3rd ...
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Adolf Butenandt was the chairman and lecturer in the Organic Chemistry Department in todays` Technical University
the seventeenth century icehouse still can be found on the slope of the Five Brothers Hill in Oruński park
excavations show that pre-Teutonic Gdańsk was a powerful Polish fortress at the mouth of the Vistula River and one of the largest port cities of north...
130 Jewish children from Gdansk were rescued thanks to four Kindertransports
Gdańsk boatbuilding traditions date back to the beginnings of the city - archaeologists have dug up a few hundereds of pieces of planking boats from 1...
the ”Copper” granary took its name after copper that used to be stored in it