We do not notice them on a daily basis – we walk past them with no great interest. But centuries ago city clocks played an important role in the life of the city, giving it a defined rhythm. They still adorn the towers and facades of buildings and city squares. Gdansk’s city clocks are sundials […]
SOPOT, a part of the Tri-City (Gdansk, Sopot, Gdynia) belongs to the most famous summer destinations in Poland. Sopot’s pier is the biggest and most popular tourist attraction of this favoured beach resort. Originally constructed in 1827 by Napoleon’s army doctor it has been rebuilt several times since, achieving its present length in 1928. The […]
Fields carpeted with every shade of green, blue, red and gold, rolling meadows full of wildflowers, nesting storks, pristine streams that are home to water birds and other wildlife… All these natural gems can be easily spotted on your way through the country’s verdant landscapes and off-the-beaten-track destinations.
It is the largest and oldest preserved port crane in Europe (built in 1444) and, at the same time, an urban gate and an element of the medieval fortifications. Until the 19th century, with the help of the Crane, goods were unloaded from ships and it was also used to erect masts. The heart of […]