Alternative Warsaw

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Basic Information
Short Description
A tour of the Praga district - one of the few not destroyed during the Warsaw Uprising. After the war the worst district of the city, today it is recovering and attracting artists and street art.
Total time
2h
Language
English, Spanish (check the booking calendar for availability)
Price
„Pay what you wish” tours do not have a fixed price. It is up to you to evaluate your guide’s work and reward it. Some people give 10€, others 50€ depending on their satisfaction and abilities.
Meeting point
St. Florian’s Cathedral. Look for the guide with yellow umbrella.Go to map
Ending point
Galeria Wileńska (Wileński Metro Station)
Additional info
♿️Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
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About

There is Warsaw you know. The Old Town, the modern centre, rich shops, and restaurants. But there is also another side. Neglected, dark, and forbidden. Are you ready to play Alice in Wonderland and adventure into the unknown? Let us take you to Praga, the thrilling right bank district of Warsaw.


For many years, the other side of the river was a separate city. Some would say the two sides of Warsaw are still completely different worlds. The architecture of Praga stands out from the rest of the city as it was mostly unharmed during the Second World War. For decades it was considered a no-go zone in Warsaw. Today, things have changed.


With our guides, you will see the multicultural and alternative Praga. Catholic, Orthodox, and Jewish places of worship standing next to each other, dilapidated buildings and backyards, street art, and street trade. The so-called “Hollywood ghetto”, an area so run down that it could be used as a set in a Holocaust movie almost with no scenography. The only wild bank of a big European river, the bears (yes, bears), and much, much more! Are you ready to follow the white rabbit?


During this tour you will see:



· the infamous Praga district

· architecture that survived WWII

· courtyard shrines and places of worship

· the heart of Old Praga


If you are interested in discovering the alternative face of Warsaw check out also our Warsaw Street Art free tour!


Meeting Point
St. Florian’s Cathedral. Look for the guide with yellow umbrella.,

BOOKING RULES
Booking is obligatory. Our pay as you wish tours are designed for individual travellers and small groups. We don’t accept parties of more than 7 people on them - guides have the right to deny participation to them. If you travel in a party of 8 or more (school groups, bigger groups of friends etc.), please choose a paid option, if it's available, or book a Private Tour. Please be informed that groups larger than 7 people (even if 2 or more smaller bookings were made!) that did not make a prepaid booking will not be allowed on the tour.



Amazing tour!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
3 weeks ago

Had an amazing guide! So passionate and fun. Very interesting tour and learned a lot of info I wouldn’t have known myself.

Kate

An alternative view on Warsaw

Rated 5.0 out of 5
5 months ago

You might think that after Old Town and Jewish Warsaw tours you have quite a good picture of Warsaw but this tour will change your mind!

This part of the city is so different and diversified- everyone can get surprised.

What is more, our guide was able to share info in a very light an funny way.

I recommend in 100%

Sophie

Brilliant walk

Rated 5.0 out of 5
5 months ago

Thanks, Anya, very good tour, surprising to see an orthodox cathedral in Warsaw, and the chapels were very quirky too

Hala

Very good tour

Rated 5.0 out of 5
5 months ago

Maybe more interesting than the typical “European” old Warsaw, very intriguing explanations from the guide Lukas and a big contrast in sights! Had a nice drink after the tour in the Vodka Factory place.

Diana

Every city has it's alternative side

Rated 5.0 out of 5
5 months ago

Warsaw is interesting: one bank is fully built up and the other is beaches, forests, a zoo and then like a separate universe, the Praga with its weird chapels, own identity, a bit drab townhouses and modern developments. The tour was really good, really good English!

Mike


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