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Afternoon Public City Tour with Pickup and Drop-off
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Warsaw: Afternoon Public City Tour with Pickup and Drop-off
- Take a family-friendly afternoon tour of Warsaw
- Get insider tips from a local guide
- Benefit from multiple departure times and meeting points
DescriptionClimb aboard a comfortable, coach and take in the sights of Warsaw on this guided sightseeing tour with hotel pickup and drop-off. Pass through the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Old Town, Castle Square, and the Praga District. Hop aboard the bus which has plenty of space to stretch out your legs and head to Old Town. View Castle Square and the Royal Castle, where the Polish monarchs resided from 1596 until 1795 and the Polish President briefly took residence in 1918. Get the chance to see King Sigismund's III Column, the first secular monument in Poland. Admire the Gothic church of St. John's Cathedral, where the sarcophagi contain the remains of eminent Poles. Look at the architecture of the Old Town Market Square and Barbican, before visiting the former Jewish Ghetto. Stop briefly at the Memorial to the Heroes of the Ghetto and see the awe-inspiring contemporary architecture of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Go to Umschplag Platz and Mila Street to discover the site of the bunker where the leader of the Ghetto Uprising, Mordehal Anielewicz, committed suicide. Journey along the 'Royal Route' admiring the aristocratic residences and famous monuments. Take in sights like the Holy Cross Church, where an urn contains the heart of Fryderyk Chopin (1810–1849). Finally, walk through the Royal Park to experience the city's urban oasis at Lazienk park. Admire the 'Palace on the Water,' the lavish summer residence of the last King of Poland, Stanislaw August Poniatowski. Cruise by sights like the Tomb of the Unknown Solider, the Warsaw Uprising monument, and the Monument to the Victims of Katyn. Go to the Warsaw Praga District (if traffic allows) and see sights like the the National Stadium, St. Florian's Cathedral, the Orthodox Church, and Targowa and Ząbkowska Street. Drive by the monument of the Brotherhood of Arms and the 19th-century vodka factory of the Koneser with its unique view of Warsaw Old Town from the Dąbrowski Bridge.
IncludesGuide Transportation in an air-conditioned bus Hotel pick-up and drop off Polish beer, soft drinks, bottled water Traditional Polish chocolate
- Please wear clothes appropriate for the weather
- Please note that the tour is half in the coach and half walking