Gdynia

A historical coastal city in Poland.

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Summary

Gdynia is a city in northern Poland, situated on the southern shore of the Baltic Sea. The seaport is mainly known for its holiday resorts and as a regular stopover on the cruising itinerary of luxury passenger ships and ferries travelling to Scandinavia. The center has become a symbol of modernity with new buildings being constructed every year.

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Reasons to visit Gdynia

  • It is part of a conurbation with the spa town of Sopot, the city of Gdańsk, and suburban communities, which together form a metropolitan area called the Tricity.
  • The center of Gdynia has become a symbol of modernity, but was included in the list of historical monuments of Poland and is a candidate for the UNESCO World Heritage List.
  • The city is also known for holding the annual Gdynia Film Festival.
  • The structure of the city is designed to emphasize the connection of Gdynia and Poland with the Baltic Sea.
  • The Viva Beach Party is an important summer event in Gdynia, which is a large two-day techno party made on Gdynia's Public Beach and a summer-welcoming concerts CudaWianki.

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Frequently asked questions about Gdynia

Why is Gdynia worth visiting?
  • It is part of a conurbation with the spa town of Sopot, the city of Gdańsk, and suburban communities, which together form a metropolitan area called the Tricity.
  • The center of Gdynia has become a symbol of modernity, but was included in the list of historical monuments of Poland and is a candidate for the UNESCO World Heritage List.
  • The city is also known for holding the annual Gdynia Film Festival.
  • The structure of the city is designed to emphasize the connection of Gdynia and Poland with the Baltic Sea.
  • The Viva Beach Party is an important summer event in Gdynia, which is a large two-day techno party made on Gdynia's Public Beach and a summer-welcoming concerts CudaWianki.
What are the best day trips from Gdynia?
  • Gdańsk
  • Gdańsk
  • Malbork Castle
  • Sopot
  • Elbląg
  • Orłowski Cliff
  • Krynica Morska
  • Słowiński National Park