Overview

Despite the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the enforced Iron Curtain there are still many traces of Communism and its most famous legacies to be found in Krakow. Come visit the centrally-planned Socialist district of Nowa Huta were rugged steelworks and authentic Renaissance style houses built by the Soviets can be found. Originally this particular project was meant to be a model Communist city, which it didn't and instead became one of the centres of revolution and resistance within Poland.

Join a tour where you get to experience the district on a legitimate Trabant automobile that will surely make you feel like you have traveled back in time to the "good old days". Enjoy hearing stories and anecdotes from the daily grind and get a better understanding on how the life of the average Pole was under Communism rule on this fascinating Communism Tour!

This activity includes:

Local laid-back Crazy Guide - Hotel pick up/drop off - Trabant automobile - Nowa Huta district - Central Square - Residential units - Steelworks' headquarters - Soviet tank - Lord's Ark church - Refreshments in a Communist restaurant

    Traveler Reviews

  • “City break”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on September 08, 2018

    We arranged a tour with crazy guides of Nowa Huta which was great and I would recommend this tour, we were picked up from our hotel by our guides in Trebant cars from the Soviet era which added to...

  • “Wow! ”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on August 29, 2018

    We went on the nuclear bunker tour that isn't available through trip advisor but on the website. A really interesting tour. Seeing the steelworks and underground bunker was amazing! A little bit...

  • “Fantastic Trip”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on August 18, 2018

    We booked the 2.5 hr tour and the guide arrived bang on time, picking us up from our hotel. Spent a fantastic afternoon in Nowa Huta in a little green Trebant. Lovely guide named Cornelia (sorry not...

Meeting point

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On arrival

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Things to note

Please note:
-Old Trabants can break down out of nowhere and it's just part of the adventure. In that case we'll continue on another Commie car or we'll call a taxi.
-The tour is not focused on accurate history, more on stories and anecdotes.

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