Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Warsaw

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Warsaw: Highlights of Old & New Town Private Guided Tour

1. Warsaw: Highlights of Old & New Town Private Guided Tour

Discover the charm of Warsaw Old Town, destroyed during the war but rebuilt in the beautiful Baroque style of architecture. Learn the facts and legends of the capitol city, Warsaw, on a private walking tour of the highlights and main attractions. Only a few people know that Warsaw was the most important city for the economy of Poland in the Modern Era and locals truly believe it to be one of the most unique places on earth, an understanding that comes with an appreciation of the culture, history, and daily life of the city.  Admire the Nicolaus Copernicus Monument and the Holy Cross Church, before you continue to the University of Warsaw. Enjoy a slightly longer stop at Pilsudski Square, previously Victory Square, where you can take the time to reflect upon the unique Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Experience the atmosphere of contemporary Warsaw and observe everyday life. Find the best hidden locations in the city with the help of your experienced local guide. Follow your friendly guide to the Main Market Square, through the Castle Square to finally reach the great Royal Castle, where the Polish monarchs lived from 1596 to 1795. On the 6-hour version, you will also enter the Royal Castle and the gorgeous apartments of former kings. It’s the best way to see how times have changed throughout the history of the capital of Poland, from late Medieval Times to its role nowadays as a center of economy, science, business, and development.

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Warsaw: Warsaw Historical Group Tour with Pickup & Drop-Off

2. Warsaw: Warsaw Historical Group Tour with Pickup & Drop-Off

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel, and then journey along the Royal Route of Warsaw to see aristocratic residences and famous monuments. Visit the summer residence of the last King of Poland in Łazienki Park. Then, walk around the UNESCO World Heritage monuments of the Old Town to see the Royal Castle, St. John's Cathedral and the tombs of the Jagiellonian and Vasa dynasties. Enter the former Jewish Ghetto to look at the Polin Museum and Memorial to the Heroes of the Ghetto. Continue to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews and discover where the Nazis assembled the Jews for deportation to the death camps on the infamous Umschlagplatz. Continue by bus to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Monument of the Warsaw Uprising and Monument to the Victims of the Katyn Massacre. Drive through the gritty Praga District, traffic permitting, and see the Monument of Brotherhood of Arms. Get a unique view from Dąbrowski Bridge before getting dropped off at your hotel. 

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From Krakow: Private Tour to Warsaw with Guide and Transport

3. From Krakow: Private Tour to Warsaw with Guide and Transport

The day begins with pickup from your accommodation in Krakow in a private car. Next, travel to Warsaw either by car or train, depending on your preference. Arrive in Warsaw and be greeted by your friendly guide, then set out on your sightseeing adventure.  Stroll through the New Town and stop by the Palace of Culture and Science, the Grand Theater, and the Saxon Garden to see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Explore the historical Old Town next and admire the impressive Royal Castle. Listen to your guide’s fascinating stories about the city's impressive history and former Polish Kings. Afterwards, wander around the Market Square, soak up the bustling atmosphere, and see the Uprising Monument. Stretch your legs as you discover Wilanow Park and admire the colorful gardens that surround you. Finally, stop by the White Hall to marvel at the richly decorated and ornamented interior. At the end of the tour, relax on your return journey to Krakow.

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Warsaw Old & New Town Private Walking Tour

4. Warsaw Old & New Town Private Walking Tour

Explore Warsaw on a private 4-hour walking tour and discover many of the city’s best-known sights in both the historic Old Town and New Town. Located on the Vistula River, Warsaw is the largest city in Poland. Having survived so many wars, it is often referred to as the “Phoenix City.” Stroll around the Old Town with an expert guide and see handsome Baroque buildings, such as Krasinski Palace and the Royal Palace. Learn about the cultural impact of the city at the Grand Theatre and Opera House, and explore its historical importance at sights such as the magnificent Neo-Renaissance Jablonowski Palace. Although it has been painstakingly restored to its former glory, after World War II much of Warsaw lay in ruins. Pay your respects to the suffering of soldiers and fierce resistance by city residents at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Monument of the Warsaw Uprising. By way of contrast, stroll through the lovely Saski Gardens (Saxon Gardens) on the original site of the Warsaw fortifications. Now a lovely landscaped area, it was one of the first publicly accessible parks in the world.

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Warsaw: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

5. Warsaw: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

Learn the facts and legends of the capital city Warsaw on a private walking tour of the highlights and main attractions. Warsaw was the most important city for the economy of Poland in the modern era and we truly believe that it's one of the most unique places on earth. See the beauty of the city and learn anecdotes, history and legends. You will walk around the Old Town to see the most remarkable places, but also to discover hidden gems of the City and get to know incredible stories. Admire the main attractions of Warsaw such as Sigmund's Column on Castle Square, Warsaw Barbican, Main Market Square and impressive Monument to the Warsaw Uprising Fighters. In the 2-hour option, you will also enter the Archcathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Explore more with the 3-hour option and see Little Insurgent Monument, Braniecki Palace and visit St. Anne's Church with very rich decorations inside and exceptional ceilings. Extend to 4 hours to step inside Royal Castle. See gorgeous apartments of former kings full of old historical paintings, furniture and decorations. Learn the history of Polish monarchs and their daily life inside the XIVth century castle. In the 6-hour version, you will experience all attractions above and visit the most iconic building in Warsaw - the Palace of Culture and Science. Walk through the New World (Nowy Świat), the lively center of the city connecting Old Town with the new town and explore inside the palace, learning about the fascinating PRL-times history and admire the view from the top.

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Warsaw City Full-Day Private Panoramic Car & Walking Tour

6. Warsaw City Full-Day Private Panoramic Car & Walking Tour

Get to know Warsaw on a full-day tour of the Polish capital. Spend time on foot and on private transportation exploring the city and learning its history. Your tour begins with pick-up at your hotel, and from there you will be taken to Łazienki Park, the largest park in Warsaw. Admire your surroundings as you make your way to the park's Palace on the Water and the Roman-inspired Amphitheater built on the lake. After this, continue to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Town, and walk along medieval cobblestone streets dominated by the Royal Castle and the Cathedral, continuing to the New Town where you will find the Baroque-style Krasiński Palace, and the Palace of Justice. Next, your private transportation will take you by the Grand Theatre and Opera House, the Jabłonowski Palace, the Town Hall, and Saxon Gardens. You will also see monuments dedicated to lives lost during the war and the Holocaust, including the Tomb of Unknown Soldier, Umschlagplatz, and the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes. Transportation during the tour is included, as well as a tour guide with language of your choice. When you are done, you will emerge with a much fuller understanding of Warsaw's past and present.

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From Poznan: Full-Day Private Warsaw Sightseeing Tour

7. 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

8. 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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Gdansk: Private Guided Tour to Warsaw with Transportation

9. Gdansk: Private Guided Tour to Warsaw with Transportation

The day begins with pickup from your accommodation in Gdansk and heads to the train station where you travel by train to Warsaw, or drive directly to the city (depending on option selected). Upon arrival in Warsaw, meet your local guide and set off into the historic city streets.  Pass by iconic sights and landmarks, including the Palace of Culture and Science, the Grand Theater, and Saxon Garden, home to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Head into the Old Town district and soak up the charm of this idyllic neighborhood. See the magnificent Royal Castle, and learn about the impressive Polish Kings who once lived here. Wander through Market Square next, then see the Warsaw Barbican and Uprising Monument.  Finally, enjoy a visit to the impressive Wilanow Park, a complex of palaces and vibrant gardens. Admire the richly decorated interior as you explore the impressive White Hall and Apartments of King Jan III Sobieksi. At the end of an insightful day, relax on the return journey to Gdansk.

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What people are saying about Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Warsaw

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 150 reviews

Excellent experience. The guide offered to alter the tour a little since it was just me and my girlfriend on the tour (which was an unexpected but welcome turn of events). This took us to the Praga district in Warsaw where our guide (a Warsaw-original who spoke English excellently) told us a lot of interesting details. Thank you Peter for the quick but very interesting and educative tour!

It was great tour in Russian. The guide was super polite, intelligent and told me many interesting stories on top of the classical tour. And he replied on all my questions, and usually I have a lot :)

We enjoyed this trip. Tadeusz was very pleasant and the transport was effective. We learnt a lot about the history of Warsaw.

Great tour. Agnes, the tourist guide, was fantastic and very kind.

it was a nice trip covering all major tourist points