1. Poland
  2. Mazovia Province
  3. Warsaw
  4. Palace of Culture and Science

Warsaw: Communist History Self-Driving Tour

Product ID: 226315
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Take a self-driving tour of Warsaw's communist history in a historic Fiat 126p "Toddler." Discover the architecture, stories, and automobiles of the era.
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Duration: 2.5 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM
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  • See Warsaw’s communist landmarks such as Palace of Culture and Science
  • Drive a Fiat 126p "Toddler" around the streets of Warsaw
  • Hear entertaining stories about Varsovian life and history as you drive around
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Jump in and drive an iconic Fiat 126p "Toddler” around Warsaw yourself while you learn about communist history in Poland from your guide. You'll see the most important landmarks like the Palace of Culture and Science,  the house of The Polish Communist Party, and the communist housing districts. Visit the Palace of Culture and Science, the hulking symbol of Warsaw’s communist era, and learn more about its construction, listen to stories from its past, and discover why it's called "Stalin’s Gift."

As you drive, 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. See the Stalin-era architecture of Constitution Square, a unique and representative communist housing district. Hear fascinating stories about the House of Communist Party and find out what is it used for today. Discover the communist-era housing blocks of the Muranów district. On this tour, you'll feel the atmosphere of communist Warsaw. At the end of the tour you will have a chance to try traditional Polish vodka (18+ only).
  • 2.5-hour self-driving tour
  • Professional local guide
  • 20-minute driving lesson
  • Photos from the tour (emailed afterwards)
  • Shot of vodka after the tour
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet your tour in front of the main entrance to the Palace of Culture and Science at Plac Defilad 1, 00-901 Warsaw

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Important information
What to bring
  • Driver's license
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Security deposit of 500PLN is required (refunded after the tour)
• Valid driver's license is required and checked before the tour
• A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
• The tour is half walking and half driving, but it can be easily adapted to suit your requirements

From US$ 46.25 per person

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Warsaw Private Tours WPT1313

Product ID: 226315