Sigismund's Column

Sigismund's Column: Our most recommended tours and activities

Warsaw: Afternoon Public City Tour with Pickup and Drop-off

1. Warsaw: Afternoon Public City Tour with Pickup and Drop-off

Climb aboard a comfortable, coach and take in the sights of Warsaw on this guided sightseeing tour with hotel pickup and drop-off. Pass through the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Old Town, Castle Square, and the Praga District.  Hop aboard the bus which has plenty of space to stretch out your legs and head to Old Town. View Castle Square and the Royal Castle, where the Polish monarchs resided from 1596 until 1795 and the Polish President briefly took residence in 1918. Get the chance to see King Sigismund's III Column, the first secular monument in Poland. Admire the Gothic church of St. John's Cathedral, where the sarcophagi contain the remains of eminent Poles. Look at the architecture of the Old Town Market Square and Barbican, before visiting the former Jewish Ghetto. Stop briefly at the Memorial to the Heroes of the Ghetto and see the awe-inspiring contemporary architecture of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews.  Go to Umschplag Platz and Mila Street to discover the site of the bunker where the leader of the Ghetto Uprising, Mordehal Anielewicz, committed suicide. Journey along the "Royal Route" admiring the aristocratic residences and famous monuments. Take in sights like the Holy Cross Church, where an urn contains the heart of Fryderyk Chopin (1810–1849). Finally, walk through the Royal Park to experience the city's urban oasis at Lazienk park.   Admire the "Palace on the Water," the lavish summer residence of the last King of Poland, Stanislaw August Poniatowski. Cruise by sights like the Tomb of the Unknown Solider, the Warsaw Uprising monument, and the Monument to the Victims of Katyn. Go to the Warsaw Praga District (if traffic allows) and see sights like the the National Stadium, St. Florian's Cathedral, the Orthodox Church, and Targowa and Ząbkowska Street.  Drive by the monument of the Brotherhood of Arms and the 19th-century vodka factory of the Koneser with its unique view of Warsaw Old Town from the Dąbrowski Bridge.

Warsaw: Skip-the-Line Royal Castle Guided Tour

2. Warsaw: Skip-the-Line Royal Castle Guided Tour

A visit inside the iconic baroque-classicist Royal Castle standing proudly in the heart of Warsaw’s Old Town is a must-do when visiting the city. Let us tell you its secrets, from the story of how Warsaw became the capital city to how the castle became a target of devastating bombardments in 1939. Discover a jewel box of historical and cultural heritage of the Polish monarchs. Join the 2-hour Private Tour of the Royal Castle in Warsaw to enjoy sightseeing exclusively with your Private Guide and a group of family/friends. This way you can set the pace of the tour and customize the commentary to the topics of your personal interest. You don't even have to worry about waiting in long lines at the ticket office, as we will provide skip-the-line tickets to beat the crowds! The tour will begin at the landmark Castle Square with an insightful introduction to the history of the former Polish monarchs. The guide will lead you through the apartments, chambers and halls filled with rich decor and historical paintings. Immerse yourself in art and hear the story of the last Polish monarchs who resided in this outstanding residence. You won't find a more informative and personal tour of the Royal Castle in Warsaw! The 2-hour Group Tour is a more affordable option to visit the Royal Castle in Warsaw in a small group of up to 15 people. As the number of participants is limited, you will still be able to sightsee in comfort and avoid large crowds. The tour will be led by a 5-Stars Licensed Guide and of course we also provide skip-the-line tickets for the best experience. The extended 3-hour Group Tour also includes sightseeing in Warsaw’s Old Town. From the monuments along the Royal Route to the bustling Market Square with beautiful tenement houses and traditional restaurants and pubs - there are many great places and hidden gems that you can discover with your Local Guide! Fall in love with one of the trendiest cities in Europe.

Warsaw Old & New Town Private Walking Tour

3. Warsaw Old & New Town Private Walking Tour

Discover the capital and the largest city of Poland with your guide. Full of contrasts and memories, the charming Old Town and dynamic New Town offer a look at the city's long and storied past throughout this private walking tour. Meet your guide by the Sigismund's Column, a monument of the Polish king who in the 16th century moved the capital of Poland from Krakow to Warsaw. Look at the Royal Castle - the former home of Polish rulers, place where the Constitution of 3 May was passed – the first in Europe and the second in the world. Do you have more time? Collect your ticket and look inside the castle. See the royal apartments, paintings by Rembrandt and canvases by Bernardo Bellotto, also known as Canaletto. Take a stroll along the charming narrow streets leading to the Old Town Square, where the Festivities and markets were organized but convicts were also executed. Admire the colorful tenement houses. Take a selfie with a statue of the Warsaw Mermaid, the emblem and guardian of the city. See also the barbican and the bell on Kanonia street. Walk along the old city walls and take a photo of the Vistula from the observation point at Gnojna Gora. Step into the cathedral, which houses the tombs of the medieval Mazovian princes, the last king of Poland Stanislaw August Poniatowski, and the outstanding pianist and politician Ignacy Jan Paderewski. Continue to the Krasinski Palace, the Supreme Court building, and the monument to the Warsaw Uprising. Learn about the devastation of the city during World War II and its reconstruction once the war was over. See the important monuments of the city, such as the Grand Theatre, the National Opera, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Finish with a short walk through the Royal Route which connected three former residences of Polish rulers: Royal Castle, Royal Lazienki and Wilanow Palace. Stop by the Presidential Palace, the Warsaw University campus, as well as beautiful churches and townhouses before you part ways with your guide to see the city on your own.

Warsaw: Highlights Guided Retro Bus Tour

4. Warsaw: Highlights Guided Retro Bus Tour

Do you like visiting cities on a bus but not listening to a taped story on headphones? Then 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 you 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. During this 2.5-hour tour, see the most important sights of Warsaw. The tour starts at the Palace of Culture and Science from where you will set off to Royal Park Łazienki. At this stop, you will find out who and when this place was established. Why was it popular to visit on Thursdays in the 18th century? Why should you bring nuts when you come here? On this walk, you will see a statue of Frederic Chopin, the Palace on the Isle and an 18th-century amphitheater. After a walk with the guide, the “Cucumber” bus will pick you up and drive you to the Old Town where you will see a city reconstructed from scratch. Get to know who the man on the column in the Castle Square is. What and why it is the symbol of the city? What is the most “romantic” place in Warsaw? During the walk, you will see the Royal Castle Square with Sigismund's Column, the Old Town Market Square, Cathedral of St. John, a statue of the Warsaw Mermaid and the Barbican. From the Old Town, you will return to the Palace of Culture and Science to hear the history of this controversial building and to finish the tour. The tour takes place every Saturday at 2 PM14:00. It starts by the main entrance of the Palace of Culture and Science. Just look for a big retro bus in front.

Warsaw Uprising and WWII Old Town Walking Tour with Museum

5. Warsaw Uprising and WWII Old Town Walking Tour with Museum

Warsaw is known as the city that rose from its ashes, but do you know the story of the brave Polish soldiers and ordinary citizens who fought for its freedom? On this Expert-led Old Town tour you will learn the history of WWII in your native language, and we can help you skip the lines to the world-class Warsaw Uprising Museum. Experience the year 1944 in Poland. Book this 2-hour private tour to discover the traces of World War II in Warsaw Old Town. The walking tour will start at an easily-reachable meeting point in Castle Square, where you can see the beautiful Royal Castle that was, along with all the buildings in the city center, reconstructed after WWII. From there, you will explore the charming streets of the Old Town with your Private Guide, discovering interesting history and war memorials along the way, such as the Warsaw Uprising Monument, which is located only a few steps away from the former Jewish ghetto boundary markers, and the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes. Book a 3-hour tour to receive skip-the-line tickets to the Warsaw Rising Museum. It is a leading museum on World War II with great information and interactive exhibits, so it’s a great opportunity to go deeper into the subject and see a replica bomber and artifacts from the 1944 Warsaw Uprising. After the Old Town walking tour, the guide will take you directly to the museum by tram or bus (tickets are included). With our pre-booked tickets, you will skip the lines to the Warsaw Uprising Museum and freely explore the exhibitions at your own pace with audio guide commentary available in 27 languages.

Warsaw: 2-Hour Old Town Walking Tour

6. Warsaw: 2-Hour Old Town Walking Tour

Learn about the unique history of Warsaw's old town on this fascinating walking tour led by an English-speaking local expert. Discover how old town emerged from the ashes after it was completely destroyed during World War II – true to its original pre-war form – and earned a place on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Explore the romantic streets of old town, and enjoy the scenery along the Royal Route. Discover the most beautiful corners and the most spectacular monuments, architectural highlights, royal palaces, and residences in the city. Hear legends and authentic stories. See the places associated with famous Warsawians like Fréderic Chopin, Pope John Paul II, and Marie Curie, as well as sites connected with the Solidarity movement. Learn about the Venetian painter Canaletto and the invaluable role of his paintings during the reconstruction of old town. Have a look at Castle Square, King Sigismund’s Column, St. John’s Cathedral, the Market Square, the Barbican, and new town.

Electric Scooter Tour: Full Tour - 3-Hours of Magic!

7. Electric Scooter Tour: Full Tour - 3-Hours of Magic!

Explore Warsaw and have fun on an electric scooter. Get the best recommendations from your local guide. The environmentally-friendly electric scooters avoid the need for long and tiring walks. Instead, jump aboard and ride your own scooter from location to location. The tour will 3 hours during which you will get the essence of Warsaw. This is our full package tour. After a brief training session, the tour heads past the most important buildings and monuments of the city. Your guide will relate their history and recommend other places to visit during your stay in Warsaw. During the tour you will see places: Castle Square | Sigismund’s Column | Royal Castle | Goliath Caterpillar at the Catedral | Canon Square with Bell Monument | Old Town’s Narrowest House | Old Town Market Square | Warsaw Mermaid | Barbican | Maria Skłodowska Curie Museum | New Town Market Square | Multimedia Fountain Park | Old Gunpowder House | Warsaw Uprising Monument | Krasińskich Square | Krasińskich Garden | Old Ghetto | Monument to the Ghetto Heroes | Polin Museum | Anielewicz Bunker | Umschlagplatz | Footbridge of Memory | Grzybowski Square | 4 Tenement Houses at Próżna Street | Palace of Culture and Science | Saski Garden | Tomb of the Unknown Soldier | Hotel Bristol and European | Presidential Palace We wish you a great tour. Segway Point.

Warsaw: City Exploration Game and Tour on your Phone

8. Warsaw: City Exploration Game and Tour on your Phone

You’re looking for a fun way to explore the city at your own pace? Then, this city-exploration game is made for you! You’ll entertain all your group with interesting questions, while still teaching them fun facts about the city. Your mission (should you choose to accept it): Jackson Wilde, the famous city-explorer, needs your help… Help him solve quizzes to gather as many points as possible. With this self-guided tour, you will be guided through the following locations: 1. Uprising Monument 2. Barbican 3. Old Town Market Place 4. St. John's Archcathedral 5. Royal Castle 6. Sigismund's Column 7. St. Anne's Church 8. Presidential Palace 9. Nicolaus Copernicus Monument 10. Palace of Culture and Science Download the app on Android or iOS (or access it directly through your browser) to get access to your self-guided tour and your city exploration activity. So, are you ready to explore Warsaw?

Warsaw Old Town Private Tour with Skip-the-line Royal Castle

9. Warsaw Old Town Private Tour with Skip-the-line Royal Castle

On this walking tour of the Old Town, we will guide you through 500 years of Warsaw’s turbulent history, discovering its royal heritage, but also the destruction caused by World War II. With skip-the-line tickets to the Royal Castle you can follow the story of Polish monarchs who built the city and see how it rose from its ashes. Discover the essence of Warsaw with an Expert Guide! Book a 2,5-hour tour of the Warsaw Royal Castle and Old Town. This private experience is great for history buffs, families and curious travelers who want to enjoy the full attention of a Private Tour Guide and the ability to ask questions. The tour will start at the Castle Square with an introduction to how Warsaw became the capital of Poland in the 17th century, when King Sigismund III Vasa moved his court to the Royal Castle. The guide will take you inside this mighty Renaissance residence and show you its highlights, including the king's private chambers. You will enjoy a seamless experience with fast-track tickets that allow you to skip the lines to get in. After the castle tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the Old Town and see the Presidential Palace, University of Warsaw, Grand Theatre, and more.

Warsaw Old Town In-App Audio Tour on Your Phone (ENG)

10. Warsaw Old Town In-App Audio Tour on Your Phone (ENG)

Prepare to explore one of Europe's newest capitals at your own pace with this in-app audio tour! Starting from the heart of Warsaw at Castle Square, this self-guided tour takes you through the key attractions of the Polish Capital, immersing you in the legends and stories that define the ambiance of Warsaw's Old Town. Uncover the narrative behind Warsaw's Royal Castle, an exquisite early-baroque edifice constructed by Sigismund III, and grasp its role in Poland's historical tapestry. Extend your adventure to Old Town Market Square, a pivotal hub for political, cultural, and social activities. Admire the vibrant, intricately adorned houses and traverse through time as you meander among quaint cafes and shops. Experience the grandeur of the 17th-century Church of the Holy Cross, where you'll discover urns containing the hearts of Frederic Chopin and Władysław Reymont. You might even be fortunate enough to encounter the resonant tones of Warsaw's largest pipe organ. The Old Town stands ready to unveil its secrets and hidden treasures to you!

15 activities found
Sort by:

Top sights near Sigismund's Column

Sigismund's Column: Our most recommended tours and activities

Warsaw: Afternoon Public City Tour with Pickup and Drop-off

Warsaw: Afternoon Public City Tour with Pickup and Drop-off

Climb aboard a comfortable, coach and take in the sights of Warsaw on this guided sightseeing tour with hotel pickup and drop-off. Pass through the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Old Town, Castle Square, and the Praga District.  Hop aboard the bus which has plenty of space to stretch out your legs and head to Old Town. View Castle Square and the Royal Castle, where the Polish monarchs resided from 1596 until 1795 and the Polish President briefly took residence in 1918. Get the chance to see King Sigismund's III Column, the first secular monument in Poland. Admire the Gothic church of St. John's Cathedral, where the sarcophagi contain the remains of eminent Poles. Look at the architecture of the Old Town Market Square and Barbican, before visiting the former Jewish Ghetto. Stop briefly at the Memorial to the Heroes of the Ghetto and see the awe-inspiring contemporary architecture of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews.  Go to Umschplag Platz and Mila Street to discover the site of the bunker where the leader of the Ghetto Uprising, Mordehal Anielewicz, committed suicide. Journey along the "Royal Route" admiring the aristocratic residences and famous monuments. Take in sights like the Holy Cross Church, where an urn contains the heart of Fryderyk Chopin (1810–1849). Finally, walk through the Royal Park to experience the city's urban oasis at Lazienk park.   Admire the "Palace on the Water," the lavish summer residence of the last King of Poland, Stanislaw August Poniatowski. Cruise by sights like the Tomb of the Unknown Solider, the Warsaw Uprising monument, and the Monument to the Victims of Katyn. Go to the Warsaw Praga District (if traffic allows) and see sights like the the National Stadium, St. Florian's Cathedral, the Orthodox Church, and Targowa and Ząbkowska Street.  Drive by the monument of the Brotherhood of Arms and the 19th-century vodka factory of the Koneser with its unique view of Warsaw Old Town from the Dąbrowski Bridge.

Warsaw: Skip-the-Line Royal Castle Guided Tour

Warsaw: Skip-the-Line Royal Castle Guided Tour

A visit inside the iconic baroque-classicist Royal Castle standing proudly in the heart of Warsaw’s Old Town is a must-do when visiting the city. Let us tell you its secrets, from the story of how Warsaw became the capital city to how the castle became a target of devastating bombardments in 1939. Discover a jewel box of historical and cultural heritage of the Polish monarchs. Join the 2-hour Private Tour of the Royal Castle in Warsaw to enjoy sightseeing exclusively with your Private Guide and a group of family/friends. This way you can set the pace of the tour and customize the commentary to the topics of your personal interest. You don't even have to worry about waiting in long lines at the ticket office, as we will provide skip-the-line tickets to beat the crowds! The tour will begin at the landmark Castle Square with an insightful introduction to the history of the former Polish monarchs. The guide will lead you through the apartments, chambers and halls filled with rich decor and historical paintings. Immerse yourself in art and hear the story of the last Polish monarchs who resided in this outstanding residence. You won't find a more informative and personal tour of the Royal Castle in Warsaw! The 2-hour Group Tour is a more affordable option to visit the Royal Castle in Warsaw in a small group of up to 15 people. As the number of participants is limited, you will still be able to sightsee in comfort and avoid large crowds. The tour will be led by a 5-Stars Licensed Guide and of course we also provide skip-the-line tickets for the best experience. The extended 3-hour Group Tour also includes sightseeing in Warsaw’s Old Town. From the monuments along the Royal Route to the bustling Market Square with beautiful tenement houses and traditional restaurants and pubs - there are many great places and hidden gems that you can discover with your Local Guide! Fall in love with one of the trendiest cities in Europe.

Warsaw Old & New Town Private Walking Tour

Warsaw Old & New Town Private Walking Tour

Discover the capital and the largest city of Poland with your guide. Full of contrasts and memories, the charming Old Town and dynamic New Town offer a look at the city's long and storied past throughout this private walking tour. Meet your guide by the Sigismund's Column, a monument of the Polish king who in the 16th century moved the capital of Poland from Krakow to Warsaw. Look at the Royal Castle - the former home of Polish rulers, place where the Constitution of 3 May was passed – the first in Europe and the second in the world. Do you have more time? Collect your ticket and look inside the castle. See the royal apartments, paintings by Rembrandt and canvases by Bernardo Bellotto, also known as Canaletto. Take a stroll along the charming narrow streets leading to the Old Town Square, where the Festivities and markets were organized but convicts were also executed. Admire the colorful tenement houses. Take a selfie with a statue of the Warsaw Mermaid, the emblem and guardian of the city. See also the barbican and the bell on Kanonia street. Walk along the old city walls and take a photo of the Vistula from the observation point at Gnojna Gora. Step into the cathedral, which houses the tombs of the medieval Mazovian princes, the last king of Poland Stanislaw August Poniatowski, and the outstanding pianist and politician Ignacy Jan Paderewski. Continue to the Krasinski Palace, the Supreme Court building, and the monument to the Warsaw Uprising. Learn about the devastation of the city during World War II and its reconstruction once the war was over. See the important monuments of the city, such as the Grand Theatre, the National Opera, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Finish with a short walk through the Royal Route which connected three former residences of Polish rulers: Royal Castle, Royal Lazienki and Wilanow Palace. Stop by the Presidential Palace, the Warsaw University campus, as well as beautiful churches and townhouses before you part ways with your guide to see the city on your own.

Warsaw: Highlights Guided Retro Bus Tour

Warsaw: Highlights Guided Retro Bus Tour

Do you like visiting cities on a bus but not listening to a taped story on headphones? Then 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 you 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. During this 2.5-hour tour, see the most important sights of Warsaw. The tour starts at the Palace of Culture and Science from where you will set off to Royal Park Łazienki. At this stop, you will find out who and when this place was established. Why was it popular to visit on Thursdays in the 18th century? Why should you bring nuts when you come here? On this walk, you will see a statue of Frederic Chopin, the Palace on the Isle and an 18th-century amphitheater. After a walk with the guide, the “Cucumber” bus will pick you up and drive you to the Old Town where you will see a city reconstructed from scratch. Get to know who the man on the column in the Castle Square is. What and why it is the symbol of the city? What is the most “romantic” place in Warsaw? During the walk, you will see the Royal Castle Square with Sigismund's Column, the Old Town Market Square, Cathedral of St. John, a statue of the Warsaw Mermaid and the Barbican. From the Old Town, you will return to the Palace of Culture and Science to hear the history of this controversial building and to finish the tour. The tour takes place every Saturday at 2 PM14:00. It starts by the main entrance of the Palace of Culture and Science. Just look for a big retro bus in front.

Warsaw Uprising and WWII Old Town Walking Tour with Museum

Warsaw Uprising and WWII Old Town Walking Tour with Museum

Warsaw is known as the city that rose from its ashes, but do you know the story of the brave Polish soldiers and ordinary citizens who fought for its freedom? On this Expert-led Old Town tour you will learn the history of WWII in your native language, and we can help you skip the lines to the world-class Warsaw Uprising Museum. Experience the year 1944 in Poland. Book this 2-hour private tour to discover the traces of World War II in Warsaw Old Town. The walking tour will start at an easily-reachable meeting point in Castle Square, where you can see the beautiful Royal Castle that was, along with all the buildings in the city center, reconstructed after WWII. From there, you will explore the charming streets of the Old Town with your Private Guide, discovering interesting history and war memorials along the way, such as the Warsaw Uprising Monument, which is located only a few steps away from the former Jewish ghetto boundary markers, and the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes. Book a 3-hour tour to receive skip-the-line tickets to the Warsaw Rising Museum. It is a leading museum on World War II with great information and interactive exhibits, so it’s a great opportunity to go deeper into the subject and see a replica bomber and artifacts from the 1944 Warsaw Uprising. After the Old Town walking tour, the guide will take you directly to the museum by tram or bus (tickets are included). With our pre-booked tickets, you will skip the lines to the Warsaw Uprising Museum and freely explore the exhibitions at your own pace with audio guide commentary available in 27 languages.

Warsaw: 2-Hour Old Town Walking Tour

Warsaw: 2-Hour Old Town Walking Tour

Learn about the unique history of Warsaw's old town on this fascinating walking tour led by an English-speaking local expert. Discover how old town emerged from the ashes after it was completely destroyed during World War II – true to its original pre-war form – and earned a place on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Explore the romantic streets of old town, and enjoy the scenery along the Royal Route. Discover the most beautiful corners and the most spectacular monuments, architectural highlights, royal palaces, and residences in the city. Hear legends and authentic stories. See the places associated with famous Warsawians like Fréderic Chopin, Pope John Paul II, and Marie Curie, as well as sites connected with the Solidarity movement. Learn about the Venetian painter Canaletto and the invaluable role of his paintings during the reconstruction of old town. Have a look at Castle Square, King Sigismund’s Column, St. John’s Cathedral, the Market Square, the Barbican, and new town.

Electric Scooter Tour: Full Tour - 3-Hours of Magic!

Electric Scooter Tour: Full Tour - 3-Hours of Magic!

Explore Warsaw and have fun on an electric scooter. Get the best recommendations from your local guide. The environmentally-friendly electric scooters avoid the need for long and tiring walks. Instead, jump aboard and ride your own scooter from location to location. The tour will 3 hours during which you will get the essence of Warsaw. This is our full package tour. After a brief training session, the tour heads past the most important buildings and monuments of the city. Your guide will relate their history and recommend other places to visit during your stay in Warsaw. During the tour you will see places: Castle Square | Sigismund’s Column | Royal Castle | Goliath Caterpillar at the Catedral | Canon Square with Bell Monument | Old Town’s Narrowest House | Old Town Market Square | Warsaw Mermaid | Barbican | Maria Skłodowska Curie Museum | New Town Market Square | Multimedia Fountain Park | Old Gunpowder House | Warsaw Uprising Monument | Krasińskich Square | Krasińskich Garden | Old Ghetto | Monument to the Ghetto Heroes | Polin Museum | Anielewicz Bunker | Umschlagplatz | Footbridge of Memory | Grzybowski Square | 4 Tenement Houses at Próżna Street | Palace of Culture and Science | Saski Garden | Tomb of the Unknown Soldier | Hotel Bristol and European | Presidential Palace We wish you a great tour. Segway Point.

Warsaw: City Exploration Game and Tour on your Phone

Warsaw: City Exploration Game and Tour on your Phone

You’re looking for a fun way to explore the city at your own pace? Then, this city-exploration game is made for you! You’ll entertain all your group with interesting questions, while still teaching them fun facts about the city. Your mission (should you choose to accept it): Jackson Wilde, the famous city-explorer, needs your help… Help him solve quizzes to gather as many points as possible. With this self-guided tour, you will be guided through the following locations: 1. Uprising Monument 2. Barbican 3. Old Town Market Place 4. St. John's Archcathedral 5. Royal Castle 6. Sigismund's Column 7. St. Anne's Church 8. Presidential Palace 9. Nicolaus Copernicus Monument 10. Palace of Culture and Science Download the app on Android or iOS (or access it directly through your browser) to get access to your self-guided tour and your city exploration activity. So, are you ready to explore Warsaw?

Warsaw Old Town Private Tour with Skip-the-line Royal Castle

Warsaw Old Town Private Tour with Skip-the-line Royal Castle

On this walking tour of the Old Town, we will guide you through 500 years of Warsaw’s turbulent history, discovering its royal heritage, but also the destruction caused by World War II. With skip-the-line tickets to the Royal Castle you can follow the story of Polish monarchs who built the city and see how it rose from its ashes. Discover the essence of Warsaw with an Expert Guide! Book a 2,5-hour tour of the Warsaw Royal Castle and Old Town. This private experience is great for history buffs, families and curious travelers who want to enjoy the full attention of a Private Tour Guide and the ability to ask questions. The tour will start at the Castle Square with an introduction to how Warsaw became the capital of Poland in the 17th century, when King Sigismund III Vasa moved his court to the Royal Castle. The guide will take you inside this mighty Renaissance residence and show you its highlights, including the king's private chambers. You will enjoy a seamless experience with fast-track tickets that allow you to skip the lines to get in. After the castle tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the Old Town and see the Presidential Palace, University of Warsaw, Grand Theatre, and more.

Warsaw Old Town In-App Audio Tour on Your Phone (ENG)

Warsaw Old Town In-App Audio Tour on Your Phone (ENG)

Prepare to explore one of Europe's newest capitals at your own pace with this in-app audio tour! Starting from the heart of Warsaw at Castle Square, this self-guided tour takes you through the key attractions of the Polish Capital, immersing you in the legends and stories that define the ambiance of Warsaw's Old Town. Uncover the narrative behind Warsaw's Royal Castle, an exquisite early-baroque edifice constructed by Sigismund III, and grasp its role in Poland's historical tapestry. Extend your adventure to Old Town Market Square, a pivotal hub for political, cultural, and social activities. Admire the vibrant, intricately adorned houses and traverse through time as you meander among quaint cafes and shops. Experience the grandeur of the 17th-century Church of the Holy Cross, where you'll discover urns containing the hearts of Frederic Chopin and Władysław Reymont. You might even be fortunate enough to encounter the resonant tones of Warsaw's largest pipe organ. The Old Town stands ready to unveil its secrets and hidden treasures to you!

Top Attractions in Warsaw

Things to Do in Sigismund's Column

Cities in Poland

Other Sightseeing Options in Sigismund's Column

Want to discover all there is to do in Sigismund's Column? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Sigismund's Column

Overall rating

4.6
(285 reviews)

what a great choice and a unique experience. You not only take a nice glimpse of the city's history, but also history from all over the world. What can we say about the guide..he is such a smart guy and he has so much knowledge about everything. Wow, Good job!

It was a very nice and great tour. The guides could speak perfect, well-maintained German. The tour was really great and interesting

Guide prepared and available for any question and full of useful advice Grande Carolina

Leo was awesome, passion about the topic, excellent knowledge!

Very informative, good time keeping, friendly and welcoming.