Today, we are visiting Gdynia Poland and your mind must be effortlessly hooked over the thought, “How to pronounce this?”. Well, it’s quite simpler than simple. It is pronounced as Ga-dinia.
Visiting Gdynia Poland: Facts
- Gdynia is an important seaport of Gdansk Bay which is situated on the south coast of The Baltic Sea.
- In Eastern Pomerania, Gdynia is exactly located in Kashuba.
- It is one of the cities in The Tri-city(Trojmiasto), along with the Spa Town, Sopot, The city of Gdansk, and the suburban communities. Tricity is basically a metropolitan area.
- It has a population of over two-hundred-thousand people.
- This city has an oceanic climate because of the Baltic Sea which makes the temperature more moderate. It is cool throughout the year, you’ll see little sunshine in winters while summers are utmost sunny.
- Gdynia was known as the Fishing Village, before WWI, after which the Polish Government decided to take some firm steps to convert the village into a modern city.
- Gdynia is the second major port of Poland in the Baltic Sea.
Visiting Gdynia Poland: Transport
- Passengers and tons of cargo pass through the Port Of Gdynia, each year.
- The Tri-City has a main airport that is the third largest airport in Poland which is known as Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport.
- Gdynia can be reached from Gdansk through E75 route.
- Gdynia has one of the greatest railway stations in Poland and is also one of the biggest railway hubs in the country.
Visiting Gdynia Poland: Culture
- There are a number of festivals taking place throughout the year that are hosted by Gdynia.
- A major Polish film festival that is known as Gdynia Film Festival is being hosted by Gdynia.
- One of the biggest contemporary music festival taking place in Gdynia is the Open’er Festival.
- Up next lined up for performances in twenty-fifteen festivals in Gdynia are Mumford and Sons, The Vaccines and Of Monsters and Men(I’m already going giddy).
- A two-day techno party is being held at the Gdynia’s Public Beach known as the Viva Beach Party.
Visiting Gdynia Poland: Tourist Attraction
Gdynia is relatively low on historical venues and is better a modern city. However, the city’s quite famous for its early twentieth-century architecture.
Kamienna Gora is the newly built, highest observation point from which you can see almost the whole city.
Gdynia has an easily accessible and long seashore with beautiful waterfronts, long boardwalks, yacht clubs and great views to catch.
Dar Pormorza is a tall ship museum, one of the many fascinating things you’ll get to see in Gdynia. The ship was built in 1909 and is the most famous tall training ship of Poland.
One of the beautiful museums within the city is Akwarium(Aquarium) portraying all the intra-sea creatures.
Ammunition fanatics do exist in this world and all of them are in luck. The Naval Museum(Muzeum Marynarki Wojennej) is an open-air museum that displays marine, helicopters, torpedoes, cannons, fighters and weapons.
Visiting Gdynia Poland: Food
- As the city is a seaport, seafood is the speciality that comes with it. Barracuda, offers the best seafood in Poland and is romantically placed right on the shore of the Baltic Sea.
- If you ever want to go for brick walls, wooden work, ovens from Naples and pizza, you have to be at Serio. They offer really spicy food, which is good for most of the people.
- Pueblo offers some fresh Mexican food.
- Bialy Krolik is an Alice in the Wonderland themed restaurant situated in the Quadrille Palace. It offers modern Polish cuisine.
- For halal food, you can visit Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant.