Elbląg

A historical city in Poland.

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Summary

Elbląg is a port city on the river Elbląg. It has access to the Baltic Sea via the Russian-controlled Strait of Baltiysk. Elbląg known for its archaeological sites, museums and the largest brewery in the country. The Elbląg Canal, built in 1825–44 under Prussia, is a tourist site of Elbląg.

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Reasons to visit Elbląg

  • It is one of the oldest cities in the province. The history of Elbląg dates back to 1237, when the Teutonic Order constructed their fortified stronghold on the banks of a nearby river.
  • Elbrewery is the largest brewery in the country.
  • The main tourist attractions include the Old Town, St. Nicholas Cathedral, the city gate, and St. Mary's Church.
  • Elbląg Canal was named one of the Seven Wonders of Poland. Today it is used mainly for recreational purposes.

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Why is Elbląg worth visiting?
  • It is one of the oldest cities in the province. The history of Elbląg dates back to 1237, when the Teutonic Order constructed their fortified stronghold on the banks of a nearby river.
  • Elbrewery is the largest brewery in the country.
  • The main tourist attractions include the Old Town, St. Nicholas Cathedral, the city gate, and St. Mary's Church.
  • Elbląg Canal was named one of the Seven Wonders of Poland. Today it is used mainly for recreational purposes.
What are the best day trips from Elbląg?
  • Wolf's Lair
  • Malbork Castle
  • Gdańsk
  • Malbork Castle
  • Gdynia
  • Sopot
  • Grudziądz
  • Orłowski Cliff