Gdańsk, Sopot, Gdynia – why to visit and what to see in Tricity?
Did you know that Gdańsk, Sopot and Gdynia form an agglomeration called Tricity? It spreads for some 35 km along the Bay of Gdańsk and has a population of 800 000.
Unique complex of three different cities worth a visit during your stay on the Baltic coast. As genuine Tricity citizens we would recommend to book one day for one city, but within one day having a good plan you will also manage to see the best of it. Below we list top reasons for why to visit and what to see when in Tricity.
Gdańsk over 1000 years of history
Gdańsk is the biggest and the oldest city in the Tricity agglomeration.
Gdańsk has been a stage for many historical events that shaked and changed Poland and Europe.
The second world war broke out just outside Gdańsk on Westerplatte.
The history of Solidarity movement which eventually led to the end of communism in Poland started here in Gdańsk.
If you are interested in history we recommend to visit European Solidarity Center and Museum of Second World War.
Gdańsk is known for the biggest brick church in the world St Mary's Basilica.
Gdańsk is known for Batlic gold amber and Goldwasser liqueur.
Gdańsk has been chosen European Best Destination by travellers in 2017.
Sopot for leisure and relaxation
Sopot is the smallest town of the Tricity and is situated just between Gdańsk and Gdynia.
Sopot is called a summer capital of Poland known for its wide, soft and sandy beaches.
In Sopot you can find the longest wooden pier in Europe (Molo) and The Crooked House situated at the main pedestrian street Monte Casino.
The most 4 and 5 stars hotels with luxury SPA in The Tricity are located in Sopot.
The mineral waters springs and good microclimate makes Sopot a great health resort.
Sopot lures with numerous fancy restaurants, bars and nightlife.
The longest bike and running paths along the beach you can enjoy in Sopot.
Sopot chosen one of the most romantic towns in Central Europe according to CNN Travel.
Gdynia pearl for modernism
Gdynia is the youngest and the most dynamic of the Tricity complex.
From Kamienna Góra (Kamienna Hill) you can admire the most impressive view over the city.
Gdynia’s seafront is one of the prettiest in Poland.
There are not many Polish cities that can boast a beach right in the city centre.
Gdynia offers Experiment Science Center which is a modern scientific and educational playground for amateur explorers. Great option for small and big kids.
Gdynia hosts one of Poland's biggest, craziest and most popular music festivals Open"er Festival.
Gdynia among very few other cities in the world represents archtectural style called modernism.
Gdynia is a perfect place for shopping with its 2 big malls Centrum Riviera and Klif.
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