1. Poland
  2. Mazovia Province
  3. Warsaw
  4. Fryderyk Chopin Museum

Warsaw: Chopin Museum and Musical City Tour

Product ID: 238732
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Retrace the steps of Fryderyk Chopin as you explore Warsaw through his eyes on this guided musical tour. Learn about this great composer at the dedicated Chopin museum, then visit locations around the city that were important in both his life and death.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French, Polish
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Museum of Fryderyk Chopin and learn about his fascinating life
  • Discover the Warsaw of Chopin's youth, including the places he lived and performed
  • Listen to Chopin's music as you walk along the Royal Route
  • Visit the Holy Cross Church, where Chopin's heart is buried
Full description
The tour begins at the Museum of Fryderyk Chopin, located in a fabulous baroque palace. Learn about the fascinating life of Chopin, his friends, lovers, travels around Europe, and musical inspirations. See first-hand his own musical notes, and instruments he played, as well as listening to a selection of his greatest musical pieces in the relaxed atmosphere of the museum.

Walk along the Royal Route next and discover a variety of locations connected to Chopin’s youth. Visit the houses he lived in, halls he performed at, and secret corners where he met his lovers. From your guide, learn about how some of these locations have played a part in the recent history of Poland, as well as the life of Chopin. Throughout the tour, listen to Chopin’s music at a selection of unique music benches that were installed in 2010 to commemorate the 200th birthday of the composer.

The highlight of the tour is the Holy Cross Church, where Chopin’s heart was buried after his death in the 19th century. Listen to the amazing story of how this national relic survived World War II as you hear more about the life of this musical icon.
Includes
  • Professional service of a certified guide of the Chopin Museum
What’s Not Included
  • Tickets to the Chopin Museum

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting point is in front of the visitors center of the Chopin Museum. The guide will have a card with an inscription: GYG TOUR.

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