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Warsaw Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

1. Warsaw Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Explore Warsaw at your own pace and get to know the historic and modern sides to the city on the panoramic hop-on and hop-off sightseeing bus. The tour starts at the monumental Palace of Culture and Science, the highest building in Poland. Enjoy fantastic views of the city from the 30th floor, before you head off to explore further. History buffs will love the Warsaw Rising Museum, where the city’s turbulent history is brought to life through more than 1,000 exhibits, while the National Museum contains over 400 works by Poland’s greatest artists. Take the kids to meet the famous native brown bears of Warsaw Zoo, and see 500 other species of native and exotic animals while you are there. Choose from two lines: Red Route: 1. Palace of Culture & Science (Dworzec Centralny 14) 2. A- Grzybowski Market Square (Plac Grzybowski 1) 3. Old Town (Stare Miasto 05) 4. B - Warsaw University Library (Bibliteka Uniwersytecka 01) 5. C- Copernicus Science Center (Metro Centrum Nauki Kopernik 03) 6. D- National Stadium (Most Swietokrzyski 04) 7. E- Praga (Okrzei 02) 8. F- Multimedia Fountain Park (Bolesc 02) 9. G- Museum of Polish Jews History (Nalewki Muzeum 02) 10. H- Warsaw City Hall (Plac Bankowy 03) 11. Downtown (Centrum 06) Blue Route: 1. Palace of Culture & Science 2. Warsaw Rising Museum 3. Grzybowski Square 4. Zacheta Gallery 5. Old Town 6. Castle Square 7. Chopin Museum 8. National Museum 9. Three Crosses Square 10. Lazienki Royal Park 11. Constitution Square 12. Downtown

Palace of Culture and Science: Tour with Viewing Terrace

2. Palace of Culture and Science: Tour with Viewing Terrace

Join this guided tour of the Palace of Culture and Science, one of the highest and most magnificent buildings in Warsaw and visible from almost all places in the city. As an added perk, skip the line to the viewing terrace. During the tour, discover the characteristic interiors of the Palace of Culture and Science: ballrooms with excellent woodwork, conference rooms with original furniture and equipment from the ’50s, and majestic marble staircases. Your local guide will bring you closer to the entire history of the building from 1952 until now. Enjoy entertaining stories and anecdotes as you walk through the building’s history. At the end of your journey, skip the line to the elevator and go to the viewing terrace on the 30th floor to discover a beautiful view of the city. You’ll never look at the Palace of Culture and Science in the same way after this tour.

Warsaw: Polish Dumplings Cooking Class

3. Warsaw: Polish Dumplings Cooking Class

Try your hand at crafting pierogi, the most popular Polish dish. Super tasty and fun to make, Polish dumplings might just become your favorite comfort food by the end of the class. Make sure you arrive on time and catch the short introduction that teaches you about the origins of pierogi and their place in the Polish culinary landscape. Then dive into the preparation, beginning by mixing and kneading the dough. Choose whether you want to prepare your dumplings with meat filling or a vegetarian or vegan option. Then learn the various techniques of folding the dumplings and discover hacks that make them extra tasty. At the end of the class, sample the fruits of your labor and enjoy a plate full of pierogi that is sure to fill you up. If you choose to come to the evening session, enjoy complimentary drinks with your meal. 

Warsaw: Warsaw Ghetto Private Walking Tour with Hotel Pickup

4. Warsaw: Warsaw Ghetto Private Walking Tour with Hotel Pickup

Experience an informative and impressive tour of the Warsaw Ghetto. The topic of this tour is the history of the establishment and liquidation of the largest ghetto in Europe. In 1940 the Nazis established the ghetto in the heart of Warsaw. Over 400,000 Jews from Warsaw and the surrounding area were crammed in an area of 4 square kilometers. 100,000 people died here from exhaustion, hunger, and disease and more than 300,000 were killed in Treblinka extermination camp. As a result of the attempt to completely liquidate the ghetto, an uprising broke out in 1943. The unequal struggle between the rebels against the armed German troops lasted nearly one month. In revenge, the Nazis completely destroyed the ghetto. It was survived by only a few Jews including Władysław Szpilman, the hero of the movie “The Pianist” by Roman Polanski. Before the Second World War, the second largest Jewish community lived in Warsaw, making up 30 percent of the entire city population. Within less than 3 years, the Jewish community no longer existed in Warsaw. During this 3-hour tour you will explore the real places and hear authentic stories. Discover fragments of the ghetto walls, the last street of the ghetto, and neighborhoods that were located within the ghetto. Visit the only synagogue that survived the Second World War and is still in operation. Find out where the supposed logic of destruction came from and how the plan of the final solution was put into action. Learn about everyday life in the ghetto, why the Jews took up arms, and who helped them. Discover the symbolism of the Umschlagplatz (collection point) and the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes. Although the ghetto has no longer existed for a long time, its history needs to be told.

Warsaw Pub Crawl with Free Drinks

5. Warsaw Pub Crawl with Free Drinks

Get ready for a legendary night out with amazing people on this Warsaw pub crawl. Start the night off right with an open bar on beer, wine, and mixed drinks (with whiskey, vodka, gin or rum) for 1 hour. Your party group will enjoy drinking games such as flip cup, beer pong or 5s to get to know each other. After the open bar, your fun guides will take you on to 3 other cool bars and make sure you get a free shot at each place. Continue to a nightclub, which is the final stop. The pub crawl ends at a cool club in the city center with VIP skip-the-line entry. A shot will be waiting inside for you as well!

From Warsaw: Krakow and Auschwitz-Birkenau Full-Day Tour by Train with Pickup

6. From Warsaw: Krakow and Auschwitz-Birkenau Full-Day Tour by Train with Pickup

Travel from Warsaw and visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum with a pre-booked ticket. See original buildings and artifacts on a poignant tour with a licensed guide and enjoy the convenience of tour with a roundtrip train ride to Krakow and private pickup services. Get picked up in the early morning from your accommodation in Warsaw and be taken to the train station with a private vehicle. Your driver will assist you with the check-in and wait until you are boarded for the train to Krakow. Be welcomed in Krakow by an English-speaking driver and start your tour via shared transportation. After arriving at the Auschwitz I Museum, follow a certified educator around the remains of the Nazi camp's barracks, watchtowers, and crematoriums. With the help of the provided headset, listen as your guide tells about the ghastly Nazi crimes committed in the camps and hear stories of the everyday lives of the prisoners. Next, continue the walking tour at the Auschwitz-Birkenau II Memorial. Witness gas chambers and the remains of the railway which transported prisoners to the camps. Commemorate the camp’s victims and discover stories of survival in the memorial site. Afterward, go back to Krakow and get free time to explore city on your own. At a designated time, board the train back to Warsaw where you will get picked up at the train station and be driven back to your accommodation.

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The tour with Marzena was excellent! Anyone who is interested in the history of the Polish Jews in Warsaw will find interesting insights here and will have all their questions answered by Marzena's really very good professional competence. Without this tour we would have wandered through the former ghetto quite "blindly", so it was absolutely the right choice to book this tour. It's amazing how pleasant, sensitive and at the same time well-founded Marzena is on this tour!

This activity is the perfect way to relax and just enjoy the scenery. The boat offers several seating areas, including rooftop seating. There is no tour guide, but also not a lot to say about the places you pass (beaches on either side, people fishing in the river, restaurant and bar boats, various buildings). Before boarding you can buy drinks (including alcohol) at the bar on the Atalanta which you can also bring on the cruise.

Mary was an excellent guide. She knew the city, the culture, and the history. Her enthusiasm was real and very exhilarating. My wife and I recommend her to everyone, the best tour and the very best guide.

Voden ogled in predstavitev zgodovine palače je vodička opravila odlično. Tudi razgled z vrha palače je poseben dogodek, zelo priporočam

Worth booking the tour and gallery- peace to wander and fantastic views. Nice cafe and not too long to queue for the descent