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  3. Krakow
  4. Nowa Huta

Nowa Huta: Steelworks Administration Buildings/Shelters Tour

Product ID: 119671
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The main reason to build Nowa Huta city was a huge Steelworks constructed in eastern part of Krakow. Today you can visit its interiors and management offices, and also its underground bomb shelters prepared in case of global conflict.
About this activity
Duration 90 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Polish, Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take the opportunity to tour inside the Nowa Huta Steelworks buildings
  • Feel the soul of cold war era, going down to the bomb shelters and the underground command center
  • Expand your buildings tour and join a private sightseeing of the entire district with an experienced local guide
Full description
If you visiting Krakow do not forget to visit Nowa Huta! Find your guide and go to this perfect socialist city of the 50s. Expand your adventure to visit the partially abandoned steelworks that still works. Together with your guide go to explore two almost twin buildings and find out the differences between them.

Go through the underground tunnel connecting the two buildings and see how bomb shelters looked in the second half of the 50's.

Visit the majestic entrance hall, resembling the renaissance staircase and rooms where expensive and solid ornamental stones were used to satisfy the aesthetic senses of the directors of the plant. Visit the director's executive offices and the corner offices of the engineers. Check out how the radio control room and radio station works, and listen to authentic tapes recorded here!

See the theater hall in the workers building, which is also used today and visit one of the eight oval corner staircases which are located in both buildings

Includes
  • Guided tour
What’s Not Included
  • Entry to the Steelworks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Steel Mill Building Entrance (Building at the left with info point) Main Gates of Steel Mill. From Krakow center you can get there by Tram/Bus and exit on "Kombinat" bus stop.

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Important information
Know before you go
• It is recommended to book this trip at least 1 day in advance
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Product ID: 119671