Top things to do in Elbląg

Historic Building in Elbląg

Market Gate

The northern entrance to the Old Town was once through the Market Gate, the only surviving gate from the medieval fortifications. In front of it is a statue of a baker who legendarily saved the town in the 16th cent…
Gallery in Elbląg

Galeria El

Some 200m to the north of the Market Gate is the Galeria El, formerly St Mary’s Church. Another massive Gothic brick structure, the original church was gutted and now houses a gallery of contemporary art, with occas…
Church in Elbląg

St Nicholas’ Church

One blast from the past amid the evolving rebuild of the Old Town is this sturdy, red-brick island of true oldness, noted for its 95m-high, carefully reconstructed and now ascendable tower. Within, you’ll find some …
International in Elbląg

Dom Królów

Within the new luxury Hotel Elbląg, the town's finest restaurant is overseen by chef Jacek Faltyn who cooks up Polish favourites as well as Argentine steak, Italian pastas and Indian curries to please the hotel's in…
Museum in Elbląg

Elbląg Museum

A five-minute walk south along the riverbank is the Elbląg Museum. Occupying two large buildings, the museum has sections on archaeology and the town’s history, plus a photographic record of Elbląg from the 19th cen…
Seafood in Elbląg

Zlota Arka

Characterfully stuccoed three-level eatery with a menu of fish and pierogi, an antiques roadshow of furniture, period wallpaper and stylish light fittings. Attractively secluded walled garden out back.
Italian in Elbląg

Cztery Pory Roku

Modern pizzeria and cafe also serving pasta, soup and fish dishes within its brown-and-white pseudo-Mediterranean interior. Multilingual service.
Cafe in Elbląg

Cafe Carillon

Elbląg’s best cafe with art deco–style stained glass and a view of St Nicholas’ Church.