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The communism tour of Nowa Huta is a guided tour of the former communist town of Nowa Huta - nowadays a quarter of Cracow. It is an alternative tour, irreplaceble to discover a communist history of Poland, the social-realistic architecture and many...more
I really enjoyed this tour but would have gladly paid more to have it be private instead of doing it with the older couple that was with me. The female guide spoke very quietly and I’m thinking the older lady was the only one that...More
I highly recommend a tour of Nowa Huta with the Nowa Huta Foundation.
Fascinating reminder of events in our lifetime. We learnt so much about life in Poland under Soviet occupation during the Cold War, through glasnost and perestroika and the Solidarity revolution.
I booked a tour through the Nowa Huta Foundation. It was wonderful! Our guide lives there and grew up there. The stories were fascinating. We went into the underground bunker and had a great lunch of traditional polish food at a Soviet style restaurant. Highly...More
Jerry from the Free Walking Tour took us out to Nowa Huta. A guide is highly recommended as there is so much history about this place. If you have time there is a Nuclear Bunker tour, but unfortunately we did not book online in advance....More
After you have plucked up the courage to get into the car. (It is safe), you can start the 2.5Hrs excursion. As you start a trip which goes back to the communist era of Poland. You travel to the Nowa Huta district, which is probably...More
Our quirky trip in a 1970's Polska Fiat was really fascinating. Our wonderful " petrol head" guide had spent the first ten years of his life in a Poland under Soviet rule and had until recently lived in the Communist constructed area of Nowa Huta....More
We loved this tour. Fun, informative and some great photo opportunities. Vdka and gherkins in a 1960s flat watching a propaganda video on a tiny TV is not something many tours offer! But the highlight was parking the Trabant in different locations to create photos...More
To be honest, there isn't a great amount to actually 'see' on this tour. A lot of the places visited, you could walk past in the street and not look twice. With that said however, our guide was absolutely fantastic, bringing the communist era to...More
Yes! The tour is done in tiny cars that hold a maximum of 4 people, so a single person would be ideal :) Just sends them an email or call them. My sister and I booked it the night before we did the tour. It was so great!