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From Krakow: Warsaw Highlights Day Trip by Train

1. From Krakow: Warsaw Highlights Day Trip by Train

Visiting Warsaw in one day is really a challenge. The city is wonderful, fantastic, completely different from Kracow. Therefore, we will focus on three locations that will allow you to familiarize yourself with the history and character of this city, the true “Phoenix that always rises from the ashes”. We will focus on three locations: the Palace of Culture and Science, the Warsaw Uprising Museum, and Warsaw Old Town. In the Palace of Culture and Science You will see: - Rudnev’s Hall - Gothic Hall - Viewing terrace with a marvelous view of Warsaw. You will see Warsaw Old Town including: - Streets of the Old Town - Barbican and defensive walls - Old Town Market Square - Castle Square - Royal Route - Royal Castle (tour outside) You will see the Warsaw Uprising Museum including: - You are stuck with a unique wall in which the heart of Varsovians from 1944 beats - the original weapons, clothes, bands are worn by insurgents, and field telephones and you will get to know the memories of these brave people – all with the original or with the help of multimedia - go through a short course in the history of World War II - a replica of the Liberator aircraft, which provided assistance to the insurgents in the city - a rare 3D movie “City of Ruins” – shows Warsaw devastated after WWII - You will find out why the whole of Warsaw stops for 1 minute, every year – exactly on 1 August at 5:00 pm 1. Our coordinator in Krakow picks you up from your hotel/apartment and takes you to Krakow Train Central Station. 2. We have bought 2-class tickets for the express train from Krakow to Warsaw. Our coordinator places you in the appropriate train car and seat. 3. You are in Warsaw about 2.5 hours later – your personal coordinator/guide is waiting for you on the platform. We monitor your train through the application, so even if there is a delay, we will wait for you. 4. We pick you up directly from the platform at the station. You don’t have to walk anywhere, we find you (e.g. we know your wagon number and seat beforehand). 5. You are visiting Warsaw with us. We show you the most famous locations and those that are important in the heart of every citizen of Warsaw. 6. Tour takes place partly by car and partly by foot. We anticipate lunchtime. 7. After the Tour, the coordinator in Warsaw places you on the appropriate train to Krakow. 8. In Krakow, our host in Krakow picks you up from the train platform and brings you to your hotel.

Warsaw: Old Town Tour With Royal Castle and Uprising Museum

2. Warsaw: Old Town Tour With Royal Castle and Uprising Museum

This small-group tour is dedicated to customers who want to discover Warsaw in a more intimate setting. It will see you sharing transport and attractions with others, but with vehicles containing a capacity of no more than 8 passengers (no buses). The Old Town consists of the city square (surrounded by characteristic tenements), and a centrally placed fountain with a sculpture of a siren, the city symbol. Other elements of the Old Town are the Castle Square (with the Royal Castle next to it), and the Sigismund’s Column. Not far from the Old Town one can also find Pilsudski Square, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. A series of streets called the Royal Route begins from the Old Town. The Royal Route is the most prominent artery of the city, connecting two former royal residences. There are also numerous atmospheric cafes, restaurants and art galleries in the Old Town. During your tour, you will experience Warsaw's Old Town, including the streets of the Old Town, Barbican and defensive walls, the Old Town Market Square, Castle Square, the Royal Route, and the Royal Castle (with a tour inside). At the conclusion of your tour, you will be returned to your point of origin.

Warsaw Uprising Museum and POLIN Museum Tour

3. Warsaw Uprising Museum and POLIN Museum Tour

This small-group tour is dedicated to those who want to discover Warsaw in the intimacy of a small group. It means that you can share transport and attractions while touring with others, using a vehicle with a maximum of 8 passengers. With its magnificent historical tenements, state-of-the-art sewage system, rapid growth, style and courtesy, this beautiful city used to be called "The Pearl of the North”. This marvelous city was demolished almost to the last building and the last brick. A generation of people who were not even 20, the future of the country, perished. The POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews documents the centuries-old history of Jews in Poland. Multimedia exhibitions await visitors, showing how Poles and Jews lived together for many hundreds of years, and how both cultures merged together. In the conventional space, you can get acquainted with family and neighborly relations. The Core Exhibition is a journey through 1000 years of the history of Polish Jews, from the Middle Ages until today.

Warsaw: Full-Day Private City Tour by Luxury Car

4. Warsaw: Full-Day Private City Tour by Luxury Car

Get picked up from your accommodation in Warsaw and set off for an exciting experience. Cruise around in a luxury Mercedes car with a dedicated driver. Enjoy a wonderful eight hours with a private city guide as you visit locations inaccessible by foot. Your guide will create your route based on your requests; some sample itinerary items are as follows: • The Royal Route drive along the most elegant artery in Warsaw • The Royal Łazienki Park to explore the unique European park with a monument of Frederic Chopin • The Praga district to see the mysterious tenement houses on Ząbkowska and Targowa Street, St. Florian’s Cathedral, and the National Stadium • The former Jewish ghetto of Umschlagplatz, Monument to the Heroes of the Ghetto, Tomb to the Unknown Soldier, Grand Theatre, and Monument to the Katyń Victims • Warsaw Old Town with Sigismund’s Column, the Royal Castle, the Warsaw mermaid, the colorful facades of tenement houses, and St. John’s Cathedral In addition to your full-day tour, you can enjoy included entry into two museums from the following four:  • The Royal Castle in Warsaw (Polish: Zamek Królewski) is a castle residency that formerly served throughout the centuries as the official residence of the Polish monarchs. It is located in the Castle Square, at the entrance to the Warsaw Old Town. The personal offices of the king and the administrative offices of the Royal Court of Poland were located there from the sixteenth century until the Partitions of Poland. • Palace of Culture and Science is one of the tallest buildings in Warsaw. With a total height of 237 metres (778 ft) it is the tallest building in Poland, the 5th-tallest building in the European Union (including spire) and one of the tallest on the European continent. Constructed in 1955, it houses various public and cultural institutions such as cinemas, theaters, libraries, sports clubs, university faculties, and authorities of the Polish Academy of Sciences.  • The Warsaw Uprising Museum in the Wola district of Warsaw, Poland, is dedicated to the Warsaw Uprising of 1944. The institution of the museum was established in 1983, but no construction work took place for many years. It opened on July 31, 2004, marking the 60th anniversary of the uprising. • Life Under Communism Museum feels like a time capsule of communist Poland. It’s meant to let younger generations get a sense of the lives their elders lived within the People’s Republic of Poland. A lot of the material was donated by members of the public, and the collection continues to grow as more donations arrive.

Warsaw Uprising Museum Audio Guided Tour

5. Warsaw Uprising Museum Audio Guided Tour

Visit the Warsaw Uprising Museum in a small or private group, and explore Poland’s role in World War II. The multimedia exhibitions will take you back in time to 1944, and discover the fight and daily lives of participants in the uprising. Learn about the horrors of occupation, the complicated international situation, and communist terror after the war.   See over 1,000 exhibits, including original weapons, clothing, and bands worn by insurgents. Admire a replica of the Liberator, an aircraft that provided assistance to the insurgents during the uprising. The museum also displays over 1,500 photographs and movies. Watch a 5-minute 3D flight simulation over demolished Warsaw. Visit this must-see sight in Warsaw.

Warsaw Uprising and WWII Old Town Walking Tour with Museum

6. Warsaw Uprising and WWII Old Town Walking Tour with Museum

Warsaw is known as the city that rose from its ashes, but do you know the story of the brave Polish soldiers and ordinary citizens who fought for its freedom? On this Expert-led Old Town tour you will learn the history of WWII in your native language, and we can help you skip the lines to the world-class Warsaw Uprising Museum. Experience the year 1944 in Poland. Book this 2-hour private tour to discover the traces of World War II in Warsaw Old Town. The walking tour will start at an easily-reachable meeting point in Castle Square, where you can see the beautiful Royal Castle that was, along with all the buildings in the city center, reconstructed after WWII. From there, you will explore the charming streets of the Old Town with your Private Guide, discovering interesting history and war memorials along the way, such as the Warsaw Uprising Monument, which is located only a few steps away from the former Jewish ghetto boundary markers, and the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes. Book a 3-hour tour to receive skip-the-line tickets to the Warsaw Rising Museum. It is a leading museum on World War II with great information and interactive exhibits, so it’s a great opportunity to go deeper into the subject and see a replica bomber and artifacts from the 1944 Warsaw Uprising. After the Old Town walking tour, the guide will take you directly to the museum by tram or bus (tickets are included). With our pre-booked tickets, you will skip the lines to the Warsaw Uprising Museum and freely explore the exhibitions at your own pace with audio guide commentary available in 27 languages.

Warsaw Uprising Museum and Lazienki Park Small Group Tour

7. Warsaw Uprising Museum and Lazienki Park Small Group Tour

Join a maximum of 8 people on a small group tour of the Warsaw Uprising Museum and Łazienki Park to explore the history and culture of Warsaw.  Your tour begins at the Warsaw Uprising Museum where you will have the opportunity to learn about the 1944 uprising through photos, personal stories, and multi-media exhibits. Highlights of this hands-on museum include a replica of the B-24 Liberator Bomber, an observation tower with panoramic views over Warsaw, and a memorial wall. You will leave the museum with a deeper understanding of what it was like to live in Warsaw at the end of World War II. Following the museum tour, your driver will take you to Łazienki Park for a walking tour. This beautiful park in central Warsaw covers nearly 80 hectares. Popular with locals and tourists alike, the park includes many monuments, historical buildings, and themed gardens. Highlights of your tour will include the Palace on the Isle, the New Orangery, and the Classical Amphitheatre. Łazienki Park is enchanting in any season.

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