1. Poland
  2. Lower Silesia Province
  3. Wroclaw
  4. Old Town, Wroclaw

Wroclaw: Third Reich and World War Two Historical Tour

Product ID: 379774
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Travel back in time and retrace the course of Wroclaw’s turbulent history on this guided tour. Discover the highlights of the Old Town district, see iconic landmarks related to World War Two, and learn about the city’s former German rule.
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Duration: 2.5 hours
Starting time 1:00 PM
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Explore Wroclaw's historical Old Town district with an expert guide
  • Learn about Wroclaw's wartime history and rule under Germany
  • Listen to stories about local Jewish heritage and the Holocaust
  • Imagine what life might have been like here during World War Two
  • See iconic historical landmarks including the former Gestapo building
Full description
Meet your friendly guide at Monopol Hotel then set out on your guided tour of Wroclaw. Begin with an introduction into Wroclaw's past, and learn about how the city once belonged to Germany until the end of World War Two. Discover how during the siege between February and May 1945, most of the city’s buildings were damaged or destroyed, leaving only the partially rebuilt infrastructure you see today.

The tour has been designed to showcase the city’s most important historical landmarks, and provide an insight into what life might have been like here during the war. Highlights of the tour include the former Gestapo building, Wolności Square, White Stork Synagogue, Dietrich Benchoffer Memorial, University Church, Ossolineum Garden, Sand Island, Cathedral Island, and more.

Throughout the tour, listen to your guide share fascinating facts about Wroclaw’s history under German rule, as well as information about city’s Jewish heritage and the Holocaust. You’ll also discover the changes that came about with the end of the war, and how the city transformed itself afterwards.
  • Licensed tour guide
  • All fees and taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet your guide outside the main entrance of the Monopol Hotel. You guide will be holding a sign that says "World War Two Tour"

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Important information
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• This tour will take place rain or shine
• The tour requires at least 4 participants to operate
• Please be aware that the monuments' operating hours are subject to change
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Product ID: 379774