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Ul. Szeroka 67/68 | At Maritime Museum, Gdansk 80-835, Poland
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It is an impressive structure, but in order to fully appreciate it you have to know what it was. The crane was the biggest crane in the world in the 15th. century that was used to load and unload ships.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

okay from the outside but not worth the bother of going in, picturesque for taking photographs on a nice sunny day

Thank Carnoustie108
Reviewed 1 week ago

As many have said, this structure is really interesting to see. It was also interesting to read about its history before I came to Gdansk. But there was nothing added to my knowledge of it by going inside. The exhibits are only in Polish and...More

Thank janetpackard
Reviewed 1 week ago

This ancient structure is breathtaking to see. The history of it is fascinating and you can still see all the internal mechanisms

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really worthwhile and I would suggest that you read up about its history before going to see it.

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting system of heaving heavy loads to and from the ships. Scale models made it understandable.

Thank Oobubuu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking down the river you'll pass this crane, you can walk under its gate. Historical piece of engineering opposite the maritime museum on the other side of the river.

Thank GemsNI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much to say about this attraction. You can walk under it free of charge. But I though it was an interesting view into the past and how the shipping industry in the middle ages operated. If you are interested in history don't miss it,...More

Thank Kathyey1
Reviewed 7 September 2018

was a bit boring looking at half a mill with the main crane now missing, so very over-rated in my opinion

Thank michellefisher2002
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This is one of visit card of Glamorous Gdansk , This Crane was the biggest crane in whole medieval Europe . The reason why is so huge is simple . The trade always been in Gdansk only under Teutonic Cross Knight occupation was collapsed ....More

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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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