St. Mary’s Basilica

Interesting fact: every day at 12:00 there is an astrological clock show.
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St. Mary’s Basilica is one of the largest brick churches in the world and one of the most important monuments in Gdańsk. The interior of the Basilica hides extraordinary treasures of art and architecture. In addition to rich decorations, numerous chapels and historic altars, visitors can see Gothic vaults and stained glass windows. Particularly noteworthy is the astronomical clock and the beautiful main altar, decorated with sculptures and paintings.

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Touring St. Mary’s Basilica

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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.

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St. Mary’s Basilica

St. Mary’s Basilica, called St. Mary’s Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, was built in the years 1343-1502. Initially, it was a small chapel, which over time grew to its current size. The construction of the church was started on the initiative of the townspeople. During its history, the Basilica has undergone numerous changes and renovations. In the 17th century, it was destroyed by fire and suffered serious damage during World War II. After the war, reconstruction began. Today, St. Mary’s Basilica is a symbol of the history and culture of Gdańsk.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the opening hours of St. Mary's Basilica?

The basilica is open all year round.

Monday-Saturday: 08:30 – 17:30 (01/07 -31/08 until 18:30)

Sunday: 11:00 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 17:30 (01/07 -31/08 until 18:30)

 

Can you climb St. Mary's Tower?

Yes, it is possible to climb the Tower of St. Mary’s Basilica, from where there is a picturesque view of the panorama of Gdańsk.

Opening hours:

Monday – Saturday: 09:00 – 18:00

Is there an entrance fee to the Tower of St. Mary's Basilica?

Yes, to enter the tower you must purchase a ticket – payment in cash.

How many stairs lead to the Tower of St. Mary's Basilica?

To reach the top you have to climb 409 steps.

Is St. Mary's Basilica accessible to people with disabilities?

St. Mary’s Basilica is adapted for people with mobility disabilities.  however, access to some places may be limited due to numerous stairs and architectural obstacles.

Is there a fee for visiting St. Mary's Basilica in Gdańsk?

From April 7 to the end of November, visiting the Basilica is subject to a fee.

Can weddings and wedding sessions take place in St. Mary's Basilica?

Yes, both wedding ceremonies and wedding sessions can take place in St. Mary’s Basilica in Gdańsk. Interested persons should contact the appropriate church authorities to obtain any necessary information.

In what year was St. Mary's Basilica in Gdańsk built?

St. Mary’s Basilica in Gdańsk was built between 1343 and 1502.

What can you see in St. Mary's Basilica in Gdańsk?

In St. Mary’s Basilica in Gdańsk you can see a 15th-century astronomical clock, which is one of the oldest and most complex astronomical clocks in Europe.

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.