We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (157)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
ul. Targ Weglowy 6 | Piwna, Gdansk 80-836, Poland
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Gdansk
from USD 37.88
More Info
from USD 61.99
More Info
from USD 41.33
More Info
Reviews (144)
Filter reviews
44 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews art school christmas market old town square beautiful building academy facade dragon targ architecture lions gargoyles street photos war
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 44 reviews
Reviewed 10 December 2018

This building is very beautiful, lot to look out for on the facade, lots of detail. We seen it with our walkative free walking tour guide, also recomment as they can give you more detailed explanation.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lmax07
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Viewed this building as part of a 'free walk' offered by Walkative. A historic building with an interesting slant . . . look and you will see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Almost anywhere you turn in Gdansk old town you see more and more beautiful colourful buildings and this is just another one, across from it there is quirky bar you need to visit Franz K.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Yoliana2013
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

The beautiful Great Armoury facade is Flemish Renaissance. It is near to the Old Town Square and definitely worth a look.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 14 September 2018

A really interesting building - beautiful facade and nice interiors, usually used for various exhibitions (which are free). Located close to the Old Town, it's a great place to visit, especially if it's rainy.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank leuveen
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The old arsenal building was eyecatching at the end of Piwna Street as I walked up that street from St. Mary's Church. This red bricked building fooled me as I thought it was a notable row house like those I had seen on the old...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We were not able to enter the building but the facades on both sides were simply stunning. It's right at the edge of the historic old town near the Gold Gate.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RichardK938
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

The Great Armoury is in the heart of the Old city of Gdansk, architecture decorated facade plenty of gold paint and design. We could not go in as the gates were locked well worth a look.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stockers104
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

The Great Armoury ( Wielka Zbrojownia ) is a beautiful building located near one of Gdansks most beautiful streets namely Ul Targ Weglowy just off Piwna . This amazing looking building was constructed between 1600 __ 1609 and remained a working armoury untill the 1800's...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This place was seen while on a walking tour of Gdansk, Poland. The architecture is quite interesting. Because of the limitation of my visit and guided tour I dont know if interior visiting is possible.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank pixer1
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 90 nearby hotels
Wolne Miasto Hotel- Old Town Gdansk
571 reviews
.09 km away
Hampton by Hilton Gdansk Old Town
140 reviews
.25 km away
Hotel Artus
298 reviews
.38 km away
Gotyk House
288 reviews
.40 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 729 nearby restaurants
Glowne Miasto Pasta, Wine & More
488 reviews
.13 km away
Retro Cafe
684 reviews
.13 km away
Pod Basztami
137 reviews
.14 km away
Jozef K
340 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 382 nearby attractions
Golden Gate (Zlota Brama)
281 reviews
.15 km away
Amber Museum
428 reviews
.14 km away
Dom Uphagena, Uphagen's Haus
133 reviews
.21 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Great Armoury (Wielka Zbrojownia) staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines