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PADDY'S BALTIC TOUR
GDANSK, POLAND

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June 12, 2008.

Gdansk is the birthplace of the Solidarity Movement.  The memorial to the fallen dockyard workers. 

                   

 

Pope John Paul II visited the memorial in 1987 and left his footprints.

    

 

The Oliwa Cathedral.                               

    

 

The Baroque Town Hall Tower.

         

 

Plaza by St Mary's church.                      Neptune fountain.

                                                                          

 

St Mary's Church is the largest brick church in the world.

                   

                   

                   

 

The amazing Astronomical clock within St Mary's.  It was built in the 15th century and reconstructed after WW II.  It shows the time, date, phases of the moon and phases of the zodiac signs.  It is decorated with the 12 apostles and Adam and Eve. 

                      

                      

                   

 

Typical houses and buildings on the streets of Gdansk.

                   

                   

                   

    

 

Poland is famous for its amber which is sold on the streets.

 

Beach at Sopot and longest wooded pier in all of Europe.

              

 

 

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