The upcoming summer season is a great opportunity to get acquainted with attractions and routes of the Gdynia Modernism Route.
Welcome to specially prepared Tour of Gdynia Modernism Route, organized within the fourth edition of the event Gdynia Design Days, which begins at 13 th of June (www.gdyniadesigndays.eu). A walk along the Route is a partner event organized by the Gdynia Development Agency and PTTK Guides’ Club.
The modernism spirit is still present in Gdynia, and the new city project attracts both tourists and residents. A walk along the route is not only the opportunity to learn about the architecture of Gdynia modernism, but also to look into the soul of tenements of Gdynia and the history of the city construction. Modernist buildings of Gdynia downtown are an example of an unique, built in record time (1927-1939), architectural complex of those days European cities. Downtown is located at the junction with the sea and some streets and buildings have a direct reference to the maritime theme and reflect the spirit of those days of architectural thought and artistic period of the Second Republic.
Tours of Modernism Route will be guided along: "10 Lutego Street – Southern Pier" and "Świętojańska Street". During walks, there are expected special attractions, including Mini Museum visit, the entrance on the terrace with a view of Świętojańska Street (June 18-19), seeing preserved interiors of modernist tenements, mini-competitions – modernism puzzles and photographic, also retro photography in Foto Elite.
The Tour Dates:
■ 18 th and 19th of June – 12:00 and 17:00
■ 25 th of June – 12:00 and 17:00
duration of the tour approximately 120 min
(note that during each walk there are scheduled various compositions of attractions)
Place of start (assembly point):
■ Building PLO – next to City Information, 10 Lutego Street 24; Tour enrolment – 10 minutes before the start; for more information, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org