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Rising up over the port of Gdańsk is the Gdańsk Crane (Żuraw), a symbolic landmark of the city’s trading heritage. Learn about the people who shaped the success of Gdańsk’s port, discover the crane’s impressive human-powered machinery and appreciate the city views from its lookout. First mentioned in the 14th century, Gdańsk Crane is one of the world’s oldest port cranes. Today’s crane is a post-World War II reconstruction and forms part of the National Maritime Museum.

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Additional Photos by Lidia Krukowska (Lidka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 78 W: 0 N: 221] (766)
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