Old Suburb


Nizinna Gate

The massive Lower Gate, or Nizinna Gate, closed off the city’s entrance from 1626 onwards. The nearby hill affords a view of the Baroque bastions and water curtains, connecting the dams on the Motlawa, which form a semi-circle around the Lower City, together with the Spichrzow Island and Stare Przedmiescie...

Church of St Peter and Paul

The Church of St Peter and Paul is a Gothic, brick, arranged in a three-nave church of St. Indoor. The Church of St Peter and Paul is one of the most impressive church in Gdansk. It has a length of 62 meters and width of 26 meters. It was built in the district of Old Suburb in the years 1393-1516.

Church of the Holy Trinity

The imposing Church of the Holy Trinity was built by Franciscan monks in 1420-1514. In 1480, the Chapel of St Anne was constructed alongside the church. This towering Gothic building, adjoining a former Franciscan monastery (now the National Museum), is among the best preserved buildings in the city.

National Museum

National Museum in Gdansk was established in 1972, although the history goes back the third quarter of 19th century, and is one of the main branches of Poland's National Museum system. It is main location is in the old Franciscan monastery, which has been used to house exhibits since the end of the 19th century.

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