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Top Choice Square in Gdańsk

Długi Targ

Długi Targ (Long Market) was once the main city market and is now the major focus for visitors. Things have got a bit touristy here over the last decade (dubious amber stalls, restaurant touts), but look up from the…
Top Choice Museum in Gdańsk

European Solidarity Centre

Housed in a mind-bogglingly ugly, oh-so 21st-century hulk of architecture, the exhibition in this unmarked centre (finding the entrance will be your first task) has quickly become one of Gdańsk's unmissables since i…
Top Choice Church in Gdańsk

St Mary's Church

Dominating the heart of the Main Town, St Mary’s is often cited as the largest brick church in the world. Some 105m long and 66m wide at the transept, its massive squat tower climbs 78m high into the Gdańsk cityscap…
Top Choice Castle in Szczecin

Castle of the Pomeranian Dukes

The mother of all Szczecin monuments is the Castle of the Pomeranian Dukes. This vast, blocky building looms over the Old Town, but the square central courtyard and simple Renaissance-style decoration atop the walls…
Top Choice Museum in Słupsk

Museum of Central Pomerania

The Museum of Central Pomerania is housed within Słupsk’s main attraction, a commanding 16th-century castle. Beyond its impressive blocky tower are sacral woodcarvings, historic furniture and other exhibits illustra…
Top Choice Polish in Malbork

Gothic

Malbork's blockbuster castle also contains one of Poland's best restaurants, where the medieval theme continues in commendable authenticity. Taking recipes and ingredients from the Grand Master's cookbook and shoppi…
Top Choice International in Słupsk

Atmosphere

That Słupsk has one of Poland's best restaurants may come as a bit of a surprise – that it's in the suburbs 2.3km west of the train station is an even bigger shock. But there it is, flash decor, impeccably-laid tabl…
Top Choice Museum in Szczecin

Historical Museum of Szczecin

Szczecin's 15th-century Gothic Town Hall, one of the most architecturally fascinating buildings in the city with its monster red-brick gable, is the only relic of the Old Town, having miraculously survived the near-…
Top Choice Polish in Grudziądz

Kuchnia

With its white tiles, bar made of pallettes and painted brick walls, this trendy looking place has a simple menu of well-cooked Polish favourites as well as kompot (juice from cooked fruit) in jars, brain-reactivati…
Top Choice Polish in Ustka

Dym na Wodzie

One of the best places to eat on the Baltic, 'Smoke on the Water' is the creation of chef Rafał Niewiarowski. The focus is on local seasonal ingredients with the menu changing at least seven times a year; just steps…