In Gdansk we have a lot ofmonuments, and now we will present you a few of them. And we hope you’ll like it
1. Neptun Fountain• Neptune Fountain - the fountain is an initiative of the mayor Bartłomiej Schachmann and the city council.• It is located in the most representative part of the city - the Long Market Square in front of the entrance to the Arthus Court. The sculpture of a sea god Neptune was cast in bronze in 1615 by Peter Husen and Johann Rogge. The bowl and stem, on which stands the statue, is the work of a sculptor Abraham van den Blocke. The fountain was run in 1633. A year later, the iron grille surrounding the swimming pool was added.
2. Main Town Hall in Gdansk• Main Town Hall in Gdansk - the historic town hall in the Main Town in Gdaosk. It is a Gothic-Renaissance building, located at the crossroads of Long Street and Long Market. It dominates the panorama of the Royal Route, the most representative street in this part of the city. The historical Museum of Gdansk is located in this Town Hall.
3. Arthurs Court• Arthurs Court - the building located in the center of Gdansk, Long Market 44, once a meeting place for merchants, a center of social life, then the stock exchange, now a branch of the Historical Museum of Gdansk.
4. Long Street• Long Street - Gdansk’s impressive street, running through the center of the City. The Long Market is its extention. Together they are known as Royal Route.
5. Golden house• Golden house - a historic town house located on the Royal Route in Old Town.• Sometimes it is called Speyman’s Home.
6. A Lady from the window• A Lady from the window - the fictional figure of the Gdaosk burgess, the element of the folklore and the promotion of Gdaosk.
7. Golden Gate• Golden Gate was built in 1612 . The building is the work of the architect Abraham van den Blocke. The architecture is maintained in the style of Dutch Mannerism and it is characterized by typical of the period of refinement. Golden Gate is adjacent to the gate on the north side late Gothic Manor Brotherhood of St. George. In 1957 the building was rebuilt after the war.
8. Green Gate• Green Gate - perhaps the oldest of the water gates of Gdansk, mentioned in the 1357th Green Gate in Gdansk is the first example of Dutch Mannerism, a style that gave the city the characteristic mark
9. Uphagen’s House• Uphagen’s House - was in the 70s and 80s of the eighteenth century the seat of John Uphagen - Gdansk councilor. The house has retained its original character. This is due to Uphagen’s will. He forbade to change his home decor.
10. Crane• Crane - The historic port lift of Gdansk, perched between the pylons over Motława Wide Gate. It is one of the branches of the Central Maritime Museum in Gdansk.
11. St. Marys Church• St. Marys Church - the historic parish church in Gdansk Main Town, acting as the Catholic Church, then Protestant (years 1572-1945). In 1986 it beame Co- cathedral of the Diocese of Gdansk. In 1992 it became the archdiocese. The church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It is located on the square between the Chlebnicka and Piwna Streets.
12. Marys Street• Marys Street - a street in Gdansk in the Main Town, running through the historic St. Marys District. Street starts at the Basilica of St. Mary and runs towards the Motlawa Rivier and closes at Marys Gate. The street is closed to traffic.
13. Old Town Hall• Old Town Hall - Town Hall in Gdansks Old Town, situated between the mill and the church of St. Joseph.
14. Church of St. Catherine• Church of St. Catherine - the oldest parish church in the Old Town in Gdansk. It was created in the years 1227-1239, the founders were the princess of Gdaosk Pomerania. It was developed in the fourteenth century in the years 1555- 1945 belonged to the Protestants.• Its patron is Saint Catherine of Alexandria in Egypt.
15. Westerplatte• Westerplatte - a peninsula in Gdansk, at the mouth of the Vistula River. In the years 1926-1939 in the peninsula Transit Military Storehouse functioned, whose defense in 1939 became one of the most famous symbols of Polish resistance against the Nazis.
The end! And how was our prezentation ? :-P Presentation made by A. Wolsztyniak. M. Pawłowska & R. Damski