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Gdańsk is one of the biggest cities in Poland, and a great business center as well. If you’re looking for interesting things to do in Gdańsk after 5 PM during your business trip, you’re in the right place.
The city of Gdańsk is an important place in modern history. It was here, in the shipyard, where the first anti-communism strikes started in Poland. The events that took place in Gdańsk at the end of the XX century, led the whole country to freedom from the communism system. You should definitely visit the European Solidarity Centre!
How to Get to Gdańsk, Poland
Gdańsk has its own airport (GDN) which is well-communicated with the city. You can easily reach the center by taxi, bus, or the local fast train (called SKM) directly from the airport.
The communication system in Gdańsk is spread around the whole city and offers many options. You can move by tram, bus, SKM, but you can also use a taxi, a rented car, car-sharing (Traficar app or MiiMove app), Uber, or electric scooters (Quick app) or motor scooters (Blinkee app).
Where to Eat in Gdańsk for Dinner
Piergorania Mandu // The first place for the guide to the Polish city should definitely go to the place where you can taste delicious dumplings. In Mandu, they offer not only traditional versions of Polish dumplings but also more regional or fancy recipes.
PanKejk // This restaurant offers dozens of original pancakes and crepes options. Ideal for both: breakfasts and dinners.
Zafishowani // While being in the city on the coast, you should also eat some fish, right? Zafishowani is a fancy fish restaurant, located just next to the Motława River in the city center.
Pub Polufka // This bar offers some food as well (delicious pizza from a local restaurant) but here you can also taste around 150 different types of beer. You can also sit there and enjoy dozens of board games that wait for you in this place.
Pyra Bar // This bistro is loved by working people in Gdańsk. You can have here a delicious meal at a nice price. All the positions in the menu have one common ingredient – potatoes, the base of the Polish kitchen. Served in many different and original ways.
Gdańsk Things to Do at Night
In many representative areas of Gdańsk, the parking is paid on the weekdays. So you’ll do the best by using public transportation, or taxi/Uber to get around.
Visit Long Market // Długi Targ plays the role of the main Square in Gdańsk. It’s surrounded by dozens of restaurants, cafes, and bars situated in the colorful buildings, restored after II WW in an original way. So it’s one of the best places to visit and relax after work.
Wander in Oliwa Park // This place used to be the part of the Cistercians Order proprieties centuries ago. Today, it’s a big park with beautiful plant arrangements. During the wintertime, visiting the Oliwa Park is especially worth it for beautiful Christmas illuminations.
Relax in Jelitkowo Beach // Gdańsk is a coastal city so visiting the beach is a must thing to do. You can enjoy some sun rays by chilling in Jelitkowo – the wide beach, perfect for after-work relaxation.
Have fun in escape rooms // In Gdańsk, you’ll find many, many escape rooms! And many of them have a really high place in the Polish ranking of escape rooms on lockme.pl. Many rooms are also possible to play in English.
See Murals in Zaspa // Last years were very creative for local artists. Many of them created inspiring murals in the district of Zaspa. The after-work walk among the old building decorated with amazing murals is a great idea.
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