This is easily one of the country's finest town halls. The original building dates from the 14th century, but it was badly damaged during World War II, and what you see today is a meticulous reconstruction. Check out the Red Room (Sala Czerwona), which lives up to its name with a blushing color scheme and sumptuous furniture, ornate ceilings, and wall paintings. The centerpiece is a painting entitled The Glorification of the Unity of Gdansk with Poland. For a contrasting experience, walk through the historical museum here, noting the black-and-white photographs of Gdansk in 1945 and its near total destruction in the war.