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Warsaw Uprising Museum and POLIN Museum Tour

1. 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.

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Warsaw Half-Day Private Panoramic Tour

2. Warsaw Half-Day Private Panoramic Tour

Visit the beautiful Old Town and New Town of Warsaw on a private panoramic walking tour. Your 4-hour excursion will then take you along the Royal Road to Lazienki Royal Park, to stroll in the gardens and beautiful Orangery. Now inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, after World War II, much of Warsaw lay in ruins. But it has been painstakingly restored to its former glory, with buildings dating from the 13th to the 20th-Century. After you city walking tour, transfer along the Royal Road to Lazienki Royal Park. During World War II, the Royal Łazienki was extensively plundered and heavily damaged by the German occupiers. In 1960, after many years of careful restoration, the Royal Łazienki was returned to the Polish people as a museum. You will walk around the sublime park with its serene Palace on the Water, see the beautiful Orangery and Amphitheatre, and admire the exquisite Island Theatre, nestled among the sound of ducks and swans.

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Warsaw: Old Town Tour With Royal Castle and Uprising Museum

3. 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.

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Warsaw Uprising Museum Audio Guided Tour

4. 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.

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From Poznan: Full-Day Private Warsaw Sightseeing Tour

5. From Poznan: Full-Day Private Warsaw Sightseeing Tour

On this full-day tour from Poznan you will travel to Warsaw to explore the famous sights of Poland’s capital city. You will start the tour by travelling 3 hours by train from Poznan to Warsaw, where you will meet your tour guide. In Warsaw you will visit Łazienki Park, where you will see the Palace on the Water and the Roman theatre on an island in the lake. Transfer along the Royal Route to the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you can walk through the medieval cobblestone streets dominated by the Royal Castle and the Cathedral. Continue on to the New Town, where you will see the Krasinski Palace, the Palace of Justice, and the Monument to the Warsaw Uprising. Throughout the tour you will also see the Grand Theatre and Opera House, the Jablonowski Palace, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the Saxon Gardens. At the end of the tour you will transfer back to Warsaw Central Station, where you will catch the train back to Poznan.

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Warsaw: Full-Day Private City Tour by Luxury Car

6. 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.

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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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Warsaw: Warsaw Uprising Museum & Wilanow Royal Palace

8. Warsaw: Warsaw Uprising Museum & Wilanow Royal Palace

Take a deep dive into history on a guided tour of the Warsaw Uprising Museum and the Wilanow Royal Palace. At the Warsaw Uprising Museum, learn about the brave men who fought in the Polish Resistance during the Nazi occupation of Poland. Afterward, travel further into Poland’s past and visit the splendid Wilanow Royal Palace. Gain insight into the everyday life of those who fought and died for an independent Poland. The exhibit features hundreds of photographs and artifacts that tell the story of the Resistance fighters. See a replica of the Liberator aircraft, which provided support to the city’s insurgents. Take a flight over a demolished Warsaw in a 3D simulator. The museum was built in a renovated power plant which was successfully taken over by the Resistance. The stark industrial architecture of the building adds to the atmosphere of the museum. Explore the Wilanow Royal Palace of King Jan II Sobieski. Stroll through the garden, and see its many sculptures. Marvel at the Baroque architecture and opulent decoration of the palace. Admire the impressive art collection in the palace’s museum. See paintings of Warsaw by Canaletto, the court painter to the King of Poland.

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