WARSAW CITY SIGHTSEEING - RETRO BUS TOUR

Go for an unforgettable city sightseeing tour. A retro bus Jelcz, called “Cucumber” and live guide on-board will let you discover Warsaw. Listen to the stories on-board and go out for a guided walk to have a closer look at the most important sights.

Do you like visiting cities on a bus but listening to a taped story is not for you? Go for an amazing live-guided tour with style. A classic bus Jelcz 043, better known as “Cucumber” and one of the most iconic communist-era vehicles will take you for a ride in Warsaw. A guide on-board will comment on the objects you will pass and tell more on a walk around certain stops. On this tour, you will see the most popular landmarks of the city and hear fascinating stories about them.

The tour starts at the Palace of Culture and Science from where you will set off to Royal Park Łazienki. In the park, you will see a statue of Frederic Chopin, the Palace on the Isle and an 18th century amphitheatre. The next stop will be the Old Town with the Sigismund’s Column, the Old Town Market Square, Statue of the Warsaw Mermaid and Barbican. From the Old Town, you will return to the Palace of Culture and Science to hear the history of this controversial building to finish the tour.

During this tour you will learn about the Warsaw’s history but you will also hear interesting anecdotes. You will get to know:

  • Why was it popular to visit Royal Park Łazienki on Thursdays in 18th century
  • Who the man on the column in the Castle Square is.
  • What and why it is the symbol of the city
  • How many informal names the Palace of Culture and Science has and why

The tour takes place every Saturday at 15:00. It starts by the main entrance of the Palace of Culture and Science. Just look for a big bus in front.