Attractions in the area
ST. MARY'S BASILICA
Inside, you can admire 13 altars (with the main Altar devoted to the Coronation of Virgin Mary), an astronomical clock with movable figures from 1470, a group of Crucifixion in a rainbow beam, a copy of Hans Memling's Last Judgment, about 500 graves and many more.
The church used to be Catholic and Protestant (in 1572–1945).
In the 17th century, the first stock exchange in Poland operated here.
The Court, which was rebuilt after the war, houses a branch of the Historical Museum, and the most important items of its interior include: benches with carved paneling with mythological and historical aspects, decorated furniture, paintings, among many: Orpheus among animals by Hans Vredeman de Vries and The Last Judgment by Anton Möller, models of ships, armour, sculptures - e.g. Saint George killing the dragon and a beautiful eleven-meter tiled stove with 520 tiles depicting portraits of the greatest European rulers.
MAIN TOWN HALL
It was expanded many times. In 1561 it received the tower's helmet with a gilded statue of King Zygmunt August II placed on its spire. The representative hall located on the first floor leads to the Red Hall, also called the Council Summer Chamber, and the White Hall. In the Red Room you can admire the rich decor of Isaac van der Block with the Apotheosis of Gdańsk, while in the White Room before the portraits of the kings, Gdańsk residents swore allegiance to the king and the Council. On the right side of the stairs, it is worth paying attention to the standard measures that used to control the measures used in trade. Gdańsk measures are also marked here: foot, elbow and fathom.
After the war and many conservation works, the Town Hall was transformed to the seat of the Historical Museum of the City of Gdańsk.
with the exhibition on port facilities and the work of people associated with the port.