Tour code: 5752_WCOMM_P
Travel back in time from behind the wheel of a Nysa 522 on this 4-hour tour of Warsaw. Led by a private guide, hop aboard your communist-era car as you discover top sites, including the socialist architecture of Constitution Square, the Palace of Culture and Science and more. Along the way, stop for a classic Polish snack and shot of vodka inside a Soviet-era apartment. Enjoy personalized attention from your private guide before returning to your Warsaw hotel.

Highlights

  • 4-hour private communist Warsaw tour by Nysa 522 car
  • Hear about significant events in Poland’s communist history, like the soviet-run elections after the Second World War
  • Walk through Constitution Square (Plac Konstytucji) and learn about its socialist architecture
  • Visit key communist sites such as the Palace of Culture and Science (PKiN building)
  • Head inside a typical communist-era flat and sample snacks reminiscent of Poland’s socialist days
  • Enjoy personalized attention from a private guide

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

If you are a history enthusiast, this tour is an absolute must-do experience! You will gain an insight into Warsaw's communist days that no history book can provide.

What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Communist Warsaw Tour by Nysa 522 Car

Take a look at the Palace of Culture and Science!

Meet your guide at your central Warsaw hotel and hop aboard a brightly-hued Nysa 522. Enjoy a unique view of the city as you hit the streets in the beloved communist-era car. As you go, hear about the city’s postwar history from your guide. Learn about key political figureheads such as Lech Walesa, the leader of the Solidarity Union Party, while passing must-see attractions.

Head first through the socialist architecture of Constitution Square and gaze up at the impressive Ministry of Agriculture on Wspólna Street. Then, check out one of the city’s most famous Stalinist skyscrapers, the Palace of Culture and Science. Learn why Varsovians refer to the structure as the ‘elephant in lacy underwear,’ as you step inside to explore.

Continue to the Central Committee of the Polish United Workers’ Party, the group’s headquarters during communist rule. Delve deeper into the period’s politics and disputes before heading to a communist-era apartment.

Inside, enjoy a taste of traditional snacks characteristic of the 1950s and 60s, complemented by a shot of local vodka. Watch a few brief communist propaganda films before hopping back inside your Nysa 522. After four hours, your tour will conclude at your Warsaw hotel.

Customer Reviews

Lisa H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Best experience ever. Highly recommended. A guide with knowledge AND skills to tell us the stories in a way available for us all. Ie no need to have a history phd. Fun, easygoing and at the same time a fascination journey through a time in history that most of us outside Poland never really knew a lot about. Thanks!

Bejan Douraghy D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

This tour was amazing!

Al B

3 star rating: Worth doing September 2015

car ride was jerky, but tour was good. Guide was informative

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