Green Gate

A wonderful gate opening the way to the center of Gdańsk. Formerly a defensive water gate.
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The Green Gate, built between 1564 and 1568, is an excellent example of Dutch Mannerism in Gdańsk. It served a variety of functions, from a city scale to a royal residence. Today, after the reconstruction of the war damage, it is home to the exhibitions of the National Museum.

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Najbliższy termin: czwartek, 1 sierpnia o godz. 10:00

The most important attractions of Gdańsk with a guide

Available languages:
Free cancellation up to 24 hours
Duration: 2.5 hours
Licensed guide
Buy tickets from 79 zł
What you will see:
  • The Royal Road with the Main Town Hall, Neptune’s Fountain, Artus Court and beautiful tenement houses of wealthy townspeople
  • The Golden Gate, Torture Gate, Green Gate and other water gates
  • St. Mary’s Basilica
  • Mariacka Street, known for its beautiful buildings and amber jewelry sellers
  • Old Port with Crane, Ship “Sołdek”
  • The Great Armory and the bustling Piwna Street
  • Jan Hevelius Monument and the Great Mill
  • The oldest parish church in Gdańsk – St. Catherine
  • Church of St. Bridget, the symbol of Solidarity

Description:

We will start from the picturesque Długi Targ, where we will see the most important monuments, including: The court of Artus and Neptune, the guardian of the city. Then we will go to the monumental St. Mary’s Basilica, one of the largest brick churches in the world, to admire its magnificent interiors. Walking along the Motława River, we will stop at the Old Crane, which is the symbol of the Gdańsk port. We will end the tour at the Neptune Fountain and the City Hall, discovering the secrets of Gdańsk’s history.

Price includes:
  • Sightseeing with a licensed guide
  • Admission to St. Mary’s Basilica
  • Admission to the church of St. Catherine
  • Admission to the church of St. Bridget
  • Headset (for groups of more than 10 people)
Additional information:
  1. The tour will run with a minimum of 5 registered adult participants. If the required number of people are not gathered, we will refund your money.
  2. Guided walking tour
  3. We recommend adapting your clothing to the prevailing weather conditions.
  4. Organizer: Etours sp. z o. o.
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Najbliższy termin: wtorek, 30 lipca o godz. 10:00

Old Town: The most important places in Gdańsk with a Private Guide

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Flexible cancellation conditions
Duration: 3 hours
Licensed private guide
Buy tickets from 750 zł
Price per group of people
Short description:

Prepare for a magical journey through the history and culture of Gdańsk’s Old Town on a unique tour with a private guide. From enchanted streets to monumental monuments, every step will be full of fascinating stories and unforgettable impressions.

Price includes:
  • Guided tour by a licensed guide
  • Cancellation possible 5 days in advance
  • Admission to St. Mary’s Basilica
Tour plan:
  1. Meeting at the Golden Gate,
  2. A walk along Długa Street – the most famous route in Gdańsk
  3. Neptune’s fountain
  4. Green Gate
  5. Green Bridge
  6. Old Harbor Crane
  7. St. Mary’s Basilica with admission

Organizer: Etours sp. z o. o.

history of the place

Green Gate

The Green Gate, built on the site of the older Kogi Gate, is one of the most characteristic places in Gdańsk. After reconstruction in the 17th century, the building hosted royal visits and city festivals. Destroyed during World War II, it was rebuilt in the 1950s. Currently, as part of the National Museum, it presents artistic and historical exhibitions, attracting tourists with its rich history and architectural beauty.

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

When was the Green Gate built?

The Green Gate was built in 1564-1568

What architectural style does the Green Gate represent?

It represents the style of Dutch mannerism

Was the Green Gate ever destroyed?

Yes, the building was seriously damaged in the spring of 1945 during the war

Did the Green Gate have any special function in the past?

Yes, it served many functions, including a city scale, a place for public ceremonies, and was planned as the seat of Polish kings.

What are the main architectural features of the Green Gate?

The gate is characterized by four passages on the ground floor, rich sculptural decoration and is made of fine Dutch brick.

Can you visit the Green Gate?

Yes, the gate houses the exhibition rooms of the National Museum in Gdańsk, which are available to visitors.

Was the Green Gate once a royal residence?

It was planned as the seat of Polish kings, but none of the monarchs ever lived there.

 

Flexible cancellation conditions
Free cancellation up to 5 days
How does it work?
You can cancel free of charge up to 5 days before the tour date indicated on the purchased Voucher.
Cancellation up to 3 days before the tour date indicated on the purchased Voucher will result in a fee of 50% of the order value.  
You can change your reservation up to 5 daysbefore the tour date.
You can make changes to your reservation covering 50% of the order value up to 3 daysbefore the tour date.
To make a modification or cancellation, send a message with information to the address [email protected]
Changes made less than 3 days from the tour date will not be taken into account.
Cancellation of the trip less than 3 days from the tour date is non-refundable.
Cancellation Policy
Free cancellation within 24 hours
How does it work?
You can cancel free of charge up to 24 hours before the tour date indicated on the purchased Voucher.
You can make changes to your reservation up to 24 hours before the tour date.
To make a modification or cancellation, send a message with information to the address [email protected]
Changes made less than 24 hours from the tour date will not be included.
Cancellation of the tour less than 24 hours from the tour date is non-refundable.