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Private Off the Beaten Path Trip in Warsaw

  • Private Warsaw tour of communist-era sites
  • Hear about the city during the days of communism
  • See landmarks like Constitution Square, and learn about socialist-style architecture
Private Off the Beaten Path Trip in Warsaw
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Private Off the Beaten Path Trip in Warsaw
From US$249.07
Learn about Warsaw’s days under communism on this private historical tour by Nysa 522 van. With a knowledgeable private guide, hear about the Soviet-run elections after World War II and other communist-related events, and visit sites like Constitution Square (Plac Konstytucji) to see examples of socialist architecture.
What to Expect

.The first area that we visit is the city centre where you can see the streets that survived World War II, where we enter gates, courtyards, staircases. In many of those buildings you can still find bullet holes from the Warsaw Uprising. Here you can feel the atmosphere of the Old Warsaw. We also stop in the last street of the Jewish Ghetto where you will touch the part of Warsaw that doesn’t exist anymore. This is also a perfect place to talk about the cultural diversity that was so characteristic for Warsaw before the War. You can see the mix of different kinds of the architecture. After that we will move to the communist world to show you the post-war ideas. You will see the way in which the communists rebuilt the city with a huge doze of propaganda. We visit the Constitution Square, Party House, Palace of Culture and Science.

Our next stop will be the bohemian Praga district. Praga survived the War, but it used to be a forgotten and dangerous part of the city. Recently, however, artists have moved here and they have changed this district a lot. Here we will show you the atmosphere of the local streets, old market, former vodka factory.

After so many attractions it’s time for lunch (optional) in a milk bar which used to be popular in communist times, where we will taste typical Polish cuisine. After that we go to see a different face of Praga – an old factory that recently was converted into the center of various activities. 

At the end we will visit the Museum of Life under Communism. Here you will experience a small apartment furnished in socialist style, a communist party member’s office, a shop, a bar and a street from the era.
Reviews (19)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Excellent tour

Jacek was our tour guy and he certainly Took us off the beaten track. We were take. To the ghetto, the pasta building, went over to Praga and visited a milk bar, walked through a local market and visited the communism museum. Jacek was extremely...More

Thank Dramaqueen22
Reviewed 1 week ago
Off the beaten path tour in communist van

Excellent time was had by our entire team. Very informative and great narrative in near-perfect english. We recommend this tour to all colleagues in our blue and yellow furniture business...

Thank Anders P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great Tour

I live in Warsaw and booked this tour for myself and 4 friends who were visiting for the weekend. Our guide, Tom, picked us up in the Nysa van and we headed around the city on a brilliant, funny and informative tour that included the...More

Thank seacatblair
Reviewed 20 August 2018
Urban Adventures and surprises

What a lot of fun it was rambling around Warsaw in an old pink Nysa van. Our guide, Michel, made the tour even more fun with his obvious enthusiasm and passion for his city. It was a great way to get to see many of...More

Thank tabennewies
adventurewarsaw, Owner at Adventure Warsaw, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Great to hear that. Michael is trying to undiscover the City each time :)

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile
Really fun tour

Our guide Mariusz spoke perfect english, was very knowledgeable and was a lot of fun. The van was cool a little bumpy which added to the charm. We really enjoyed the tour, saw some cool stuff that we would normally miss and gained a lot...More

2  Thank shane n
adventurewarsaw, Owner at Adventure Warsaw, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank You Shane. All the Best from Mariusz!

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