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Ul. Szeroka 67/68 | At Maritime Museum, Gdansk 80-835, Poland
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All reviews maritime museum hamster wheel impressive structure piece of history medieval times middle ages across the river worth a visit interesting place old town symbol mechanism engineering powered icon workings tonnes
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At first sight it was hard to understand the design of this building until it has to be a crane. In itself it is a beautiful beautiful and especially in its location and in many respects it is a symbol of the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really amazed with this engineering wonder.. facing towards the river this is a must watch spotnun gdnask. This is right next to the martime museum.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Arun2002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very interesting building. If you did not know what it was, It looks a bit odd until you realise that being alongside the river it has to be a crane. Well worth visiting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You just can not find anything else that spells GDANSK like this old crane. To me it has become the very symbol of the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Leon_Norway
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Intresting to se the crane, and the wheel in the roof...how they did IT in the old days. IT was not for lazy people

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nina B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazing the weights that this could raise without power. They used two men on either side like a hamster wheel. Worth a look

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shrinkingworld
Reviewed 9 December 2018

We did not go inside but it is very photogenic from outside, lovely to see. We walked by it most days of our visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lmax07
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

A very photogenic historical building. Did not have much time, read some comments and decided not to get in. Went to ww2 museum instead. But walked around it and took some nice photos of it while admiring its architecture. My review is only based on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peritanus
Reviewed 25 November 2018

its a part of maritime museum. there are three other buildings too. the crane is an old version. there are some huge wheels inside which help to rise the cargo. also very thich ropes too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Biteviye
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Well that was the most disappointing experience of my life. The staff were rude and unwelcoming. They took our money and then hurried us along to get us out as quick as possible. One member of staff got very angry when my dyslexic son touched...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Elizabeth M
3 September 2016|
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Response from Travel-Lightbeam | Reviewed this property |
Sorry if my answer comes too late. As a visitor to Gdansk I imagine you'll be staying in the old town. The crane is located next to one of the old city gates on the riverside so it's very easy to reach on foot. You may be... More
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Nikolas_Margaritis
27 June 2016|
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Response from cosmoslinguist | Reviewed this property |
Turn your back to the Crane and take a selfie with the Crane. It is absolutely gorgeous with night lights.
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