St Catherine’s Church
The largest monument of the Old Town is St Catherine’s Church, Gdańsk's oldest, which was begun in the 1220s. It was the parish church...
Tower Clocks Museum
The Tower Clocks Museum features a collection of old tower clocks from the 15th century onwards.
Old Town Hall
The Old Town Hall was once the seat of the Old Town council. A well-proportioned Renaissance building crowned with a high central tower...
Set in the vast vaulted cellars of the Old Town Hall, this sort-of Irish pub is famous for its cheap booze and shamelessly naff sessions...
Gospoda Pod Wielkem Młynem
A sure-fire tip for summer, this charming half-timbered building behind the Great Mill has the city’s best restaurant garden, straddling...
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Great Mill information
Standing conspicuously opposite St Catherine’s Church, the Great Mill certainly lives up to its name. Created by the Teutonic Knights in northern Poland’s typical red brick around 1350, it was medieval Europe’s largest mill at over 40m long and 26m high. With a set of 18 monster millstones (now gone), each 5m in diameter, the mill produced 200 tonnes of flour per day right up until 1945.
No longer serving the purpose for which it was built, the mill has become a mall, containing a convenient supermarket and several low-grade eateries.