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In this short article we would like to present some sites which are worth visiting in Gdansk. Among many venues there are museums, theatres, art galleries, cultural centres and more. Everyone can find something of interest to them.
We encourage you to visit Alternativa Gallery – the unique place located in the huge industrial buildings. It houses exhibitions of the Art Institue Island which aim is to promote various types of culture.
The Baltic Sea Cultural Centre is an another place where many various projects such as seminars, debates, art exhibitions, festivals, etc. are carried out.
We recommend you dropping in on Ergo Arena which is located on the border of two cities: Sopot and Gdansk. This multi-purpose arena host anything from Lady Gaga, Disney on Ice, and sport events such as Night of the Jumps to the World Indoor Athletics Championships.
Let's visit the beautiful four-arched gatehouse situated in the Old Town of Gdansk. It was renowated and now it can resemble Amsterdam's central train station. It hosts an art gallery and the Gdansk Photo Gallery.
The Baltic Opera continues the tradition of opera in Gdańsk (from 1646). The new Baltic Opera was opened in 1950. In 2003 the entire complex was re-built.
The another cultural venue in Gdansk is the Polish Baltic Philharmonic. It is the largest music institution in the northern Poland. The Philharmonic organizes many events: symphonic concerts, recitals, and chamber music soirées.
In the end, you don't forget about the Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre. When Gdansk was recognised as one of the European-greatest trading cities, it was visited by various troups of actors. It was a beginning of the cultural era of Gdansk. It organised the annual Shakespeare Festival as well as Flemish Week.

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