Gdansk Shopping Tour (Self Guided), Gdansk

Gdansk offers an exceptional shopping experience, especially because of its local treasure -- amber. Various things can be made from this gem: jewels and souvenirs are just a few. In the center of Gdansk you can drop into numerous amazing small shops. Take this self-guided tour to discover the following most popular shopping spots of Gdansk:
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Gdansk Shopping Tour Map

Guide Name: Gdansk Shopping Tour
Guide Location: Poland » Gdansk (See other walking tours in Gdansk)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 Km or 1.1 Miles
Author: vickyc
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Hala Targowa
  • Kashubian Art Gallery
  • Gdansk Souvenir Center
  • Cepelia
  • Mariacka Street
  • Zakłady Ceramiczne Bolesławiec
Hala Targowa

1) Hala Targowa

Hala Targowa, or Market Hall, is the historic city hall in the main square in Gdansk. The Dominican Monastery was on this site many years ago. It was destroyed, and in 1894 it was decided to build a market hall at the same location. You can find different authentic Polish products, like food, clothes, and handcrafted objects at this market. St. Nicholas' remains from the twelfth century were recently discovered here. These artifacts are now exhibited in the lower part of the hall.
Kashubian Art Gallery

2) Kashubian Art Gallery

Kashubian Art Gallery sells Kashubian embroidery, pottery, paintings, and other things that represent Kashubian culture. This shop is a perfect place to buy traditional Kashubian folk art. Kashubians are a Slavic ethnic group that live in the Northern part of Poland. Gdansk is the main center of the Kashubian culture in Poland.

Hours: Monday -Friday: 11 am - 6 pm.
Gdansk Souvenir Center

3) Gdansk Souvenir Center

The Gdansk Souvenir Center is located in the Old Town, where you can find wonderful local souvenirs. These are handcrafted objects made from amber, also known as Baltic Gold, found only in this part of the world. It's also a very good place to look for original Polish gifts, like Polish glass (famous all over the world), Polish sports memorabilia, postcards, and jewelery.

Hours: Daily: 9 am- 8 pm.

4) Cepelia

Cepelia is a store where you can find the best Polish souvenirs that are made to reflect the Polish character. For fifty-five years, Cepelia has preserved the traditional art of Poland and it offers unique items, such as splendid handicrafts, rustic souvenirs, paintings, leather, and woodworking.

Hours: Monday-Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mariacka Street

5) Mariacka Street (must see)

Mariacka Street is a street that has preserved the old world atmosphere of the city. It is the most beautiful street in Gdansk and attracts many tourists because of its special architecture. There are several shops and boutiques along this street, and they are a definite must-see. The shops here sell mainly antique and jewelery made of the famous petrified resin of the Baltic Sea amber.
Zakłady Ceramiczne Bolesławiec

6) Zakłady Ceramiczne Bolesławiec

Bolesławiec pottery is known throughout the world and tourists flock to Poland to buy it. There's a Bolesławiec pottery shop in Gdansk where one can find ceramics, tableware, pots, bowls, and many other things made from this high-density stoneware material. These items can make great gifts for your friends and family.

Hours: Monday-Friday: 11 am - 7 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 7 pm.

Walking Tours in Gdansk, Poland

Create Your Own Walk in Gdansk

Create Your Own Walk in Gdansk

Creating your own self-guided walk in Gdansk is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Museums Tour

Museums Tour

Gdansk is a very beautiful city in Poland, located on the seashore, that boasts beautiful old architecture. Its numerous museums are lodged in these majestic historic buildings. There are some museums that reflect the unique culture of this country, like, for instance, the Museum of Burgher Culture. This self-guided tour will lead you to the most famous museums of Gdansk.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 Km or 1.4 Miles
Gdansk's Historical Churches Tour

Gdansk's Historical Churches Tour

Gdansk has a long history of Catholicism, hence the many impressive churches found in the city. In Gdansk you will see some of the most spectacular medieval religious sites, such as St. Mary's Church, St. Nicolas Church, and other churches that distinguish themselves as part of the urban landscape. Take this self-guided tour to discover the old historic churches of Gdansk:

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 Km or 1.5 Miles
Gdansk Introduction Walking Tour

Gdansk Introduction Walking Tour

Gdansk is one of the most beautiful cities on the Baltic Sea. It's one of the main cities of the so-called Tri-cities of the Baltic shore. It is a city of magnificent old architecture and the amazing, almost fairy-tale atmosphere of the streets. There are many landmarks, such as churches, fountains and monuments. Take this tour to discover the most famous places in Gdansk.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 Km or 1.5 Miles
Oliwa Walking Tour

Oliwa Walking Tour

Oliwa is an attractive place for tourists in Gdansk. Its main features are a cathedral, the New Abbots' Palace and a park. Gdansk Zoo is close to the historic center of Oliwa. With this self-guided tour you will enjoy this significant part of Gdansk that is worth a special visit:

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 Km or 2.1 Miles