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Warsaw: 2-Hour Praga Walking Tour

4.7 / 5

10 reviews

Activity provider: PolinTours

Warsaw: 2-Hour Praga Walking Tour

Activity provider: PolinTours
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Discover the most fascinating district in Warsaw, as you explore the multicultural, authentic and legendary Praga. Get to know the real face of Warsaw including apartment blocks from the communist time, and the post-industrial zones.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Private group


  • Discover the most fascinating and trendy quarter in Warsaw
  • Explore the real face of pre-war Warsaw
  • Stroll along streets of Praga and visit the complex of the vodka factory
  • See the film shooting streets of Roman Polanski's Oscar-winning movie “the Pianist”!
  • Get to know the history of the director of the Warsaw Zoo and the zookeepers wife
Full description
This tour shows a different face of Warsaw, the authentic and legendary district of Praga. Located on the right bank of the Vistula, just a few minutes from the Old Town, Praga differs significantly from the left side of Warsaw. Over the centuries this part of Warsaw was characterized by trade and industry and was a melting pot of cultures, where the Christians, Jews and Orthodox lived side by side. During this 2-hour walking tour, you will explore the streets of pre-war Warsaw including tenement houses with bullet holes, as well as grey apartment blocks from the communist time and the industrial post-industrial zones. These buildings now home art galleries, boutique designers and restaurants. You will hear about the best known entrepreneurs who helped make Praga the major trading hub in the pre-war time, and later on during the communist time to a symbol of free trade. You will also hear the authentic history about the director of the Warsaw Zoo and his wife, who helped save hundreds of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto. Take a look at St. Florian Cathedral, the orthodox church (former place of the synagogue and the ritual bath), the Rozycki Bazaar, the monument of the Praga Street Band and the complex of the vodka factory “Koneser”, all with your local expert guide.
  • Certified tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are optional for this activity
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

In front of St. Florian Cathedral.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • This tour is a private tour
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4.7 /5

based on 10 reviews

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Professional and highly interesting leadership

The overall picture of Warsaw also includes a guided tour and thus getting to know Praga. Here, too, a very committed and pleasant tour guide with a very good knowledge of German, who showed us this side of Warsaw, i.e. Praga. Is very recommendable, not (only) on the usual tourist trails. You can see the problems and efforts of the city to change / improve the living situation.

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July 17, 2016

Quartiere Praga spesso sottovalutato dai turisti, nasconde invece una storia incredibile del quartiere che nasce nella povertà per poi diventare il centro di commercio importante grazie all abilità dei suoi abitanti. Il quartiere prende vita attraverso raccontati della nostra guida, signora Marzena, che ci ha fatto scoprire i luoghi della vita di una volta e le fabbriche, che ora sono un miscuglio tra il passato ed il presente grazie alla loro trasformazione in locali e abitazioni alla moda. Oggi il quartiere Praga rappresenta la rinascita, dove gli artisti ed eventi culturali si concentrano diventando un luogo di incontro. Raccomando vivamente il tour con la guida per cogliere e conoscere ciò che i nostri occhi da soli non possono vedere.

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August 15, 2022


Very informative and many aspects in detail.

A comprehensive overview of the historical and cultural-historical / sociological significance of the district was given. Highly recommended.

September 2, 2018

Product ID: 195020