The Crane in Gdansk is one of the most famous symbols of Gdańsk and hanseatic heritage.
Gdansk is one of the best examples of hanseatic cities. From 1363 Gdansk was Hanseatic Leauge member. Since then merchants from Gdansk were more powerfull among other hanseatic merchants. The Crane, St Mary’s church and Artus Court are best known hanseatic remainings in Gdansk.