Gdynia is a relatively new city, located north of Gdańsk
and Sopot. Until 1926 it was a small and quiet fisher's town. But
when after the first world war the map of Europe was reshaped, the
area around Gdynia became the only gateway to the sea for the
reborn state of Poland. Therefore many efforts were made to develop
the port of Gdynia, as a result of which the town grew within a few
decades to a large and vibrant city, with a surprisingly vivid
The main attractions in Gdynia are the museum ships Dar Pomorza and Błyskawica, which are located along the pier, the Gdynia Aquarium and the recently built magnificent Sea Towers.
Top attractions in Gdynia
The Gdynia Aquarium is home to more than thousand marine and terrestrial animals.
Polish Maritime Museum
The tallship Dar Pomorza is the main attraction of he Polish Maritime Museum in Gdynia.
Most shops in Gdynia can be found in the downtown Batory Shopping Mall and in Klif Shopping Center in the southern part of Gdynia. In the city center, various shops can also be found along the main shopping street ul. Świętojańska and ul. Starowiejska. Read more...
Most of the gastronomy of Gdynia is located near the seaside, at Al. Jana Pawła and around Skwer Kościuszki. Here you will find a variety of restaurants, bars, pubs and clubs where you can enjoy a quiet dinner or a thrilling night out.