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What to see in Gdansk - what to visit in Gdansk

What to see in Gdansk. Gdansk is a particular city, full of history and charm: from the Hanseatic League, to the birth of the Solidarity movement, advocate of the liberation of Poland from communism, in this city you can breathe freedom at every corner. The lanterns lit in the market square, among cafes, restaurants and historic buildings, also give a fairytale atmosphere. You will immediately fall in love with Gdansk!

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How to get to Gdansk: connections between Lech Walesa airport and the center of Gdansk

Essential tips on how to get to Gdansk and how to get to the center of Gdansk from Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport. Connections to shuttles, trains, buses, ferries and taxis.

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Gdansk: nightlife and clubs

Nightlife Gdansk: located on the Baltic Sea, Gdansk is a very popular town in Poland, especially in summer, thanks to its proximity to the country's major seaside resorts, Sopot and Gdynia, and to the presence of many night clubs. Here is our complete guide to the nightlife of Gdansk and the best clubs and bars in the city.

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Pub Crawl Gdansk fb_icon_tiny
(Neptune's Fountain – Długi Targ, Gdansk) Open Thursday to Saturday from 8.30pm to 4am.
The Gdansk Pub Crawl is an organized tour of the bars and clubs of Gdansk . The local guides of the Gdansk Pub Crawl will show you the most beautiful bars and clubs in Gdansk , where you can party like crazy until late in the morning!

Included in the price of the Pub Crawl are:
– 2 cocktails, beers or glasses of wine
– 3 free shots in each bar
– Free VIP entry to the club
– Discounts on drinks
– Games and alcohol challenges
– Local guides

Cafe Kamienica fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Mariacka 37/39, Gdansk) Open Sunday to Thursday from 5pm to 1am, Friday and Saturday from 5pm to 3am.
Cafe Kamienica , located on Mariacka Street, is an excellent two-story cafe with a calm, sophisticated atmosphere, and a terrace overlooking the main street. The place is popular during the day for its good coffee and desserts, but in the evening it is also excellent for having a drink with friends and spending a quiet evening.

Cico fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Piwna 28/31, Gdansk) CICO is an elegant Chill Out bar in Gdansk : a much loved place for its exceptional Italian coffee and intimate candlelit atmosphere in the evening. Downstairs there is a nice lounge/club with loungers, ideal for a romantic evening. Very nice.

Elephant Club fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Długi Targ 41/42, Gdansk) The Elephant Club is an elegant lounge bar, located in the historic center of Gdansk . The place offers excellent, finely prepared cocktails, and there is also a piano for live music.

Cafe Ferber Gdansk fb_icon_tiny
(Długa 77/78, Gdansk) Cafe Ferber is located in both Gdansk and Sopot. Both bars are chic and elegant: great place to meet some beautiful Gdańsk girls. Dress well!

Amsterdam Bar Beer & Bagel fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Garbary 6, Gdansk) Local bottled beers have made a huge leap forward in the last couple of years, largely thanks to bars like Amsterdam Bar Beer & Bagel , which are willing to snub the main beer manufacturers to offer the products of small independent breweries (over 180 bottled beers). Broadcasting live sporting events makes this bar a good option for pairing sport with beer.

Stacja De Luxe fb_icon_tiny
(ul.Grunwaldzka 22, Gdansk) Open Monday to Thursday from 9.30 to 24.00, Friday and Saturday from 9.30 to 3.00, Sunday from 12.00 to 0.00.
Stacja De Luxe is a bar built on the site of an old petrol station. Definitely one of the most bizarre bars in Gdansk , full of industrial finds and car parts repurposed and recycled to form chairs or tables for the bar. Worth a visit.

Buddha Lounge fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Długa 18/21, Gdansk) Open every day from 12.00 to 1.00.
The Buddha Lounge is one of the few decent pre-club-friendly spots located in Gdansk , decked out in midnight blue interiors and velvety seating. The bar has a large terrace overlooking the main street which is a great place to sit with a beer, sampling some of the best ethnic cuisine in Gdansk . Suitable for pre-evening.

Tekstylia fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Szeroka 121/122, Gdansk) Open every day from 9.00 to 24.00.
Tekstylia is a popular bar among locals who come here to chat and drink. Always very popular even during the low season, the bar is characterized by an industrial style, with large windows and various industrial objects. Highly recommended for a drink before going dancing or for an afternoon hangout.

Hard Rock Cafe fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Długi Targ 35/38, Gdansk) Open every day from 10.00 to 24.00.
As in all Hard Rock Cafes , here you can find good food, cocktails and rock memorabilia. In the Hard Rock Cafe Gdańsk there is also a small stage for big performances and an excellent sound system making it a meeting point of Gdańsk nightlife for many rock music fans.

Brovarnia fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Szafarnia 9, Gdansk) Open every day from 1pm to 11pm.
Brovarnia is a microbrewery in Gdańsk . The beers brewed on site (including an award-winning stout) are impeccable, and the pungent smell of malt and hops hangs in the air. Located in a renovated old barn, this pub features solid wood furnishings, with black and white photos of Gdańsk hanging on the walls, and small openings that allow the sun's rays to penetrate inside, giving a welcoming atmosphere. Upstairs is the Hotel Gdańsk .

Hilton High 5 Bar fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Targ Rybny 1, Gdansk) Open Sunday to Thursday from 5pm to 1am, Friday and Saturday from 5pm to 3am.
Located on the fifth floor of the Hilton hotel , the High 5 is a place of pure class, with a covered wooden terrace from which you can enjoy an enchanting view over the roofs of Gdańsk , comfortably lying on white wicker deckchairs. Don't be surprised to find hotel guests walking around dressed in colorful robes after a swim in the rooftop pool. Surprisingly, the prices are affordable and there is a small glass bar where you can drink indoors during the colder evenings. Closing times vary according to the seasons.

Cafe Szafa fb_icon_tiny
(Podmurze 2, Gdansk) Open Sunday to Thursday from 3pm to 3am, Friday and Saturday from 3pm to 6am.
Cafe Szafa is a slightly alternative pub, located in the northern part of the Old Town of Gdansk.

Scruffy O'Brien Pub fb_icon_tiny
(Al. Grunwaldzka 76/78, Gdansk) Open every day from 11.00 to 24.00.
Scruffy O'Brien is a small traditional Irish pub located in Gdańsk Wrzeszcz . The kitchen of this large pub offers good food. And as you might expect in a real Irish pub, you can also follow matches live on TV and regularly enjoy live entertainment.

Pijalnia Wódki i Piwa Gdańsk fb_icon_tiny
(Długi Targ / Kuśnierska, Gdansk) Open every day from 9.00 to 5.00.
Classic Polish bar where you can drink shots and beer at cheap prices. Always very crowded until late at night. We also reviewed the Pijalnia Wódki i Piwa in Warsaw .

Degustatornia fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Grodzka 16, Gdansk) Open every day from 3pm to 1am.
Degustatornia is a brewery located in an old building in the north-eastern part of central Gdansk , near the Happy Seven Hostel . The brewery offers a wide range of special beers, including some local beers: a must-try is the Ciechan Miodowy ! Degustatornia has a branch in Gdynia .

Klub Medyk fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Dębowa 7, Gdansk) Open Friday and Saturday from 9pm to 4am.
Underground style student club, located in the university area of ​​Gdańsk .

Club Echo fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Wały Jagiellońskie 2/4, Gdansk) Open Sunday to Thursday from 5pm to 2am, Friday and Saturday from 5pm to 4am.
Nightclub located near the Gdansk train station. Frequented by people of very different ages.

Browar Piwna
(Piwna 50/51, Gdansk) The small dancefloor downstairs always fills up after 11pm, when the party starts and the dancing gets serious.

Cafe Absinthe Gdansk fb_icon_tiny
(Targ Węglowy, Gdansk) Open Sunday to Thursday from 10.00 to 4.00, Friday and Saturday from 10.00 to 6.00.
Cafe Absinthe is the place for an over-the-top party, especially when the absinthe starts flowing and the excited girls start dancing on the tables. Great place, especially for pre and post evening.

Red Light Pub fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Piwna 28/31, Gdansk) Open Sunday to Thursday from 5pm to 1am, Friday and Saturday from 5pm to 3am.
Frequented by locals, the Red Light Pub is a place with a great atmosphere, with a small dancing area in the basement and seating upstairs. The Red Light Pub Piwna and Dluga streets : certainly a good choice to enjoy the authentic nightlife of Gdańsk .

Gazeta Rock Café fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Tkacka 7/8, Gdansk) Open Friday and Saturday from 10pm to 5am.
At Gazeta Rock Café everyone is welcome and the lively atmosphere of the place is a direct reflection of this. Polish rock hits blast from the speakers as guests drunkenly sing along and shout backing vocals in the background. The worn sofas are quickly occupied and the interiors are a direct homage to the stars of the Polish music scene: numerous framed pieces of memorabilia hang on the walls. Concerts with live music are also organized and it is also possible to dance.

Fahrenheit Club & Restaurant fb_icon_tiny
(Długi Targ 39/40, Gdansk) Always open.
Fahrenheit club located in a basement in the center of Gdańsk . Despite the rigorous selection at the entrance, this is not a stylish and trendy place. Equipped with a small dance floor and a bar, the Fahrenheit club is frequented by people aged 25 and over, who go wild to the tune of the classics “Cotton-Eye Joe” and “Ehi Macarena” .

Klub B90 (ul. Doki 1, Gdansk)fb_icon_tiny
Located in an old production hall, B90 is, in essence, a large industrial concert . Featuring two stages, the club can accommodate a maximum of 1,500 people. Open only for events.

Buffet Club fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Doki 1/145b, Gdansk) Open Monday to Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, Friday and Saturday from 3pm to 4am, Sunday from 1pm to 10pm.
Among the hardest to find, but one of the most renowned places in the city: this is the home of Gdansk . Located within the abandoned remains of the Lenin Shipyards , to the left of the European Solidarity Centre, to get there take the cobbled street leading towards the two-storey building, next to the old apartment blocks ( ul. Robotnicza ). The Buffet Club is located here, in the Wyspa Institute building. Inside, events are organized with exhibitions, concerts, workshops and the like.

The main attraction, however, are the memorable nights with Polish and foreign DJs guests with music ranging from indie to drum'n'bass. The club's décor fully reflects the post-communist fate of shipyards and nights ending with daylight.

Miasta Aniolów Club & Restaurant fb_icon_tiny
(Chmielna 26, Gdansk) Open Monday to Wednesday from 12.00 to 23.00, Thursday from 12.00 to 2.00, Friday and Saturday from 12.00 to 4.00, Sunday from 11.30 to 21.00.
Miasta Aniolów Club & Restaurant , also called City Of Angels, is both a restaurant and a club, located along the Motlawa . At the beginning of the evening, this place is ideal for dining and listening to live jazz performances.

Later, however, the Miasta Aniolów turns into a real disco and attracts boys and girls over twenty. Commercial music, lots of space to dance and lots of seating - if you want to dance the night away then this is definitely one of the best clubs in Gdansk . Its huge dancefloor is always full and it is advisable to arrive early if you want to occupy one of the available tables.

Autsajder Klub Studencki fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Do Studzienki 34A, Gdansk) Open Monday to Wednesday from 10.00 to 2.00, Thursday and Friday from 10.00 to 4.00, Saturday from 18.00 to 4.00.
Autsajder Klub Studencki is probably the most popular student nightclub in Gdansk and one of the few clubs that is open every day of the week. Autsajder is located near the student dormitories in the western part of the city.

Browar Lubrow – Barbados Club fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Karmelicka 1, Gdansk) Open every day from 11.00 to 1.00, Friday and Saturday from 11.00 to 4.00.
Browar Lubrow is a large restaurant and bar located near the train station. The place used to be called the Barbados Piano Club , but with the recent renovation and name change, the Browar Lubrow has become a real brewery. Browar Lubrow also has a branch in Gdynia .

Irish Pub fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Korzenna 33/35, Gdansk) Popular Irish pub located in the basement of the old Town Hall ( Ratusz Staromiejski ), close to the train station (not to be confused with the Main Town Hall on Long Street). The place always attracts a young and lively crowd, with cheap beer and great music, but also evenings with live concerts, quizzes and karaoke.

Bunkier Klubogaleria fb_icon_tiny
(Olejarna 3, Gdansk) Open Monday to Thursday from 5pm to 2am, Friday and Saturday from 5pm to 4am, Sunday from 5pm to 1am.
Stunning. The Bunkier Klubogaleria is located on Olejarna Street, in a six-story cubic building, reinforced with concrete and built as an air raid shelter, bunker and anti-aircraft battery by the Germans during World War II. This is the only building in the area to have survived the war: for many years it sat empty, except for use as a climbing wall, until someone with a magnificent imagination and access to a colossal amount of money decided to turn it into a club. The results are breathtaking. Step through the door and you'll be greeted by original corridors, lined with 1.2 meter thick walls that lead into a maze of bars, dancefloors, a lounge area and some of the coolest toilets we've ever seen. Each level is different and very unique: there is also cage seating with military bunks and an electric chair on level 3. The bars have surprisingly low prices, and the music on offer is of mixed genres. The Bunkier club is so big that, even though it is crowded with hundreds of people, it seems almost empty: it is worth a visit!

Klub Parlament fb_icon_tiny
(ul. Św. Ducha 2, Gdansk) Open Thursday to Saturday from 8pm to 4am.
Klub Parlament is a three-storey nightclub with over 1000 m2 of space for dancing and partying. One of the most popular clubs in Gdansk , very popular on weekends, full of alcohol and beautiful girls: definitely a place not to be missed if you are visiting Gdansk . Many stag and hen parties take place here, with over-the-top and spicy parties! Furthermore, concerts, musicals, live and cabaret shows are also organised. An institution when it comes to Gdansk nightlife .