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Warsaw: Communism Tour (regular city tour)

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    Stop At: Palace of Culture and Science, Plac Defilad 1, Warsaw 00-110 Poland

    You will know the history of the symbol of Warsaw, the Palace of Culture and Science, which was created on the sea of post war ruin.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Wspólna 30, 00-519 Warszawa, Poland

    You will see the utopian architectural ideas of the communist authorities - the Ministry of Agriculture.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Palm Tree, Plac de Gaulle, Warsaw 00-001 Poland

    You will see the utopian architectural ideas of the communist authorities - the Party House of People's Republic.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Pomost 511, Bulwar Flotylli Wislanej, Warsaw Poland

    The history of the creation of the monument Glory Saperom - dedicated to those who were the first to undertake the reconstruction of Warsaw. Monument dedicated to the fallen people of the city of sappers. This is the first graphic commemoration of the battles of the Warsaw Uprising as well as fights at Monte Casino in public space - May 08, 1975 - Edward Gierek - Minister of National Defense Wojciech Jaruzelski

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Plac Konstytucji, plac Konstytucji, Warsaw 00-001 Poland

    You will go to Plac Konstytucji (Constitution Square) to get to know the MDM (Marszałkowska Residential District) designed to fit the communist ideology.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Museum of Life under Communism, ul. Piekna 28/34, Warsaw 05-077 Poland

    At the end, we will visit the only such place in Warsaw - Museum of Life Under Communism. A replica of a real flat, propaganda films screened in a mini cinema hall, a reconstructed communist cafe await you there.. We will learn how the inhabitants of Warsaw used to live like...

    Duration: 45 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up / drop off from meeting points:
    • meeting point – city enter of Warsaw – Hard Rock Café (under the guitar) – Złota 59, Warszawa 
    • meeting point – the Old Town – under the Sigmund Column on the Castle Square – plac Zamkowy, Warszawa

    Pick up / drop off from hotels:

    Pick up and drop off possible only for centrally located hotels in Warsaw. If your hotel is not on the city center please chose option “Pick up / drop off meeting point”.

    Hotels list:
    • Bellotto Hotel - Warsaw
    • Bristol Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Warsaw
    • Campanile Hotel - Warsaw
    • Gromada Hotel - Warsaw
    • H15 Boutique Hotel - Warsaw
    • Hampton by Hilton Warsaw City Centre
    • Hilton Warsaw Hotel and Convention Centre
    • Holiday Inn Warsaw City Centre
    • Indigo Hotel Warsaw Nowy Świat
    • InterContinental - Warsaw
    • Leonardo Royal Hotel Warsaw
    • Mamaison Residence Diana Warsaw
    • Mercure Centrum - Warsaw
    • Mercure Grand - Warsaw
    • Metropol Hotel - Warsaw
    • Novotel Centrum - Warsaw
    • Platinum Towers - Warsaw
    • Polonia Palace Hotel - Warsaw
    • PURO Hotel Warszawa Centrum
    • Radisson Blu Centrum Hotel - Warsaw
    • Radisson Blu Sobieski - Warsaw
    • Raffles Europejski - Warsaw
    • Residence Hotel St. Andrew's Palace - Warsaw
    • Rialto Hotel - Warsaw
    • Sheraton Warsaw Hotel
    • Sofitel Warsaw Victoria
    • Westin Warsaw
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • real local guide
    • interesting stories about communism time in Warsaw
    • transportation by communist van
    • pick up and drop off
    • visit in the Museum of life under communism
    • Entry/Admission - Museum of Life under Communism
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Our retro minivans Nysa 522 have not got air conditioning. They have heating system for wintertime.
    • Our vintage vans h Nysa 522 have not got seatbelts (which is legal with classic vintage cars).
    • Please wear comfortable clothes because during the tour are short walks.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I fancied a tour around Warsaw but wondered how to convince my partner to try one, when I spotted this one in a vintage Communist van. As they are a massive fan of vintage vans it was no trouble conceiving him this was the trip...More

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    adventurewarsaw, Owner at Adventure Warsaw, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hello, We are glad that you enjoyed both van and Pablo the guide. We are happy to show you Warsaw as it is and make you feel the atmosphere if the city and it's history. Thank You for sharing your rewiew! All the best from...More

    Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

    A great way if getting 'behind the scenes' in Warsaw. Amazing little can, charming knowledgeable guide who was clearly very proud of her polish history. Thoroughly recommend.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank cathydavies2015
    adventurewarsaw, Owner at Adventure Warsaw, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2019

    Thank You Cathy! We are glad that You enjoyed the tour. Thank You for choosing us!

    Reviewed July 23, 2019

    My wife and I had the pleasure of joining the Communism tour led by Artur. We happened to be the only people in the morning tour so we were lucky enough to get a very attentive treatment. Artur was very passionate about teaching about Warsaw...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank AJ W
    Explorer00747809283, Kierownik at Adventure Warsaw, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2019

    Amazing words! Thank you so much for your visit! :) Yes, you were very lucky to had the guide only for you! We hope that you like more our city!

    Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

    A very novel approach to city viewing. Our guide and driver Arthur had a great approach with visitors and made me feel very welcomed in Warsaw. His knowledge of the city and people and that of Praga was educational. He related modern day Warsaw to...More

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    adventurewarsaw, Owner at Adventure Warsaw, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2019

    We are glad that You enjoyed the trip. These days in Warsaw are hot and we are doing our best so our guests are cool:) Greetings from Artur!

    Reviewed April 23, 2019

    We were picked up in an old retro van and the bumpy ride was half of the adventure! Our guide spoke super fluent English and had detailed and interesting knowledge on all that we saw. We were shown collossal monumental Communist architechture and housing complexes,...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank KristinT708
    adventurewarsaw, Właściciel at Adventure Warsaw, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2019

    Thank You Kristin, we are waiting for You in Warsaw:) We are happy that you enjoyed the communism tour and our Museum of Life under Communism. The Off the beaten path trip has completely different program so I'm sure you will enjoy it!

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    July 5, 2019|
    Response from adventurewarsaw | Property representative |
    Hello, this tour ends in the Museum of Communism. Lunch is included in our Off the beaten path trip.
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