Where does Polish sentiment towards the communist era come from, and how has communism shaped Poland? This tour will tell you all about it, showing you places from communist Warsaw that have not changed that much since the fall of the regime, and still have that special something that makes them a unique monument to the past.
You will see socialist realist architecture, MDM housing district, Muranów housing district and communist restaurants, and have the opportunity to try a shot of locally produced vodka.
Feel the spirit of communist Warsaw during a drive in the iconic retro automobile of the 1970’s and 80’s - the Fiat 125p. You will be chauffeured by a professional driver-guide who will introduce you to Warsaw of the communist epoch showing you the most important landmarks like Palace of Culture and Science, house of The Polish Communist Party or communist housing districts.
As you travel, your guide will share entertaining facts about life during the communist era, how it has changed since, and what it means to be Polish today. Your itinerary can be tailored to your preferences, so feel free to ask your guide questions, or ask to visit somewhere of particular interest.
Visit Palace of Culture and Science, the hulking symbol of Warsaw’s long-gone communist epoch. Find out more about its construction, listen to anecdotes and get to know why it is called 'Stalin’s gift'.
See the Stalin-era architecture of Constitution Square, a unique and representative communist housing district. Hear fascinating stories about the House of Communist Party, find out what is it used for now. Gaze at the communist-era housing blocks of the Muranów district as you cruise around the city and feel the atmosphere of communist Warsaw.
Later on, enjoy pierogi or other traditional meal of your choice at a communist-themed milk bar (own expense), these government subsidized restaurants allow you to taste traditional home-like cuisine. Sample the hearty Polish fare and hear how the bars provided cheap food to the masses in communist times. As you ride, have a shot of the best local vodka, alongside a tasty snack, all served on board.
Your tour ends with a drop-off back at your hotel.
Palace of Culture and Science
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