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Address: ul. Stara Twierdza 1, Gdansk 80-551, Poland
Phone Number: +48 58 351 22 44
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great for a bike trip

Wisłoujście or the Vistula Mouth is a unique in Europe waterways renaissance barbican, built to protect the entrance to the port of Gdańsk. The fortress was left practically... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 23, 2015
M_Czynski
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Northern Poland, Poland
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Peterlee, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

The tourist boats to Westerplatte pass the fortress but don't stop there. It looks interesting and may well visit on a future visit to Gdansk

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Northern Poland, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Wisłoujście or the Vistula Mouth is a unique in Europe waterways renaissance barbican, built to protect the entrance to the port of Gdańsk. The fortress was left practically untouched. There is no too much to see, except of great renaissance military architecture, some cannons and armoury rooms. Great location in the woods on the water. Best stop on the bike... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Accessible by cars and by city buses (0,6 km walk from bus stop) it's located in north-eastern part of town. Guided tours only with timed tickets. You can see most of the fortress without buying a ticket, but if you want to climb the tower, or see the casemates than guided tour it is. Worth the money as views from... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Saw this On our river tram ride . You need to read up on the sights as the river tram do not provide information on what is what .

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Gdansk, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

This is some kind of place which you don't have to miss it. This is not well known place, but it is worth to see it. You can touch a history in this place.

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Swindon UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

I travelled by car to Poland, driving many miles across her land to see such sights. often I was exasperated to find them shut without warning, and this is something that the authorities really do need to look at. I took some nice pics of the outside of the fort and wandered in, managing afew more shots before being thrown... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

A magnificant concept which served its time well in days gone bye. Would have been near impossible to conquer when first constructed

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Barrie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Awesome fortress. You can (I personally would say that you must) see it when going on a boat along the Gdansk port. The price for the boat is 5 Euro both sides. It used to protect the city and was checking all the boats going inside of the port. Simply magnificent…

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