10. Warsaw Old Town & More Walking Tour
Welcome to the captivating Warsaw Old Town walking tour, commencing in front of the impressive 22-meter-high Sigismund's Column on Castle Square. The focal point of our tour is the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1980. Our knowledgeable city guide will unveil the following highlights: 1. Market Square: Discover the bustling heart of the Old Town, adorned with the iconic statue of the Warsaw Mermaid. Take in the vibrant atmosphere and admire the charming architecture. 2. The Narrowest House Façade: Marvel at the architectural curiosity of the narrowest house façade, a testament to Warsaw's unique charm and ingenuity. 3. St. John's Cathedral and the Jesuit Church: Explore these magnificent religious landmarks, each boasting its own rich history and architectural splendor. 4. City Wall and the Barbican: Encounter the remnants of the city wall, accompanied by the formidable Barbican. Discover the defensive structures that once protected Warsaw. 5. Viewing Terrace in the Old Town: Ascend to the viewing terrace and savor a breathtaking panoramic view of the river and the cityscape, capturing the essence of Warsaw's beauty. But our tour doesn't stop at the Old Town alone. The "More" on this city tour encompasses the following sights and topics: 1. Royal Castle and the Royal Gardens: Immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Royal Castle and wander through the serene Royal Gardens, relishing the regal ambiance. 2. New Town and Marie Curie's Birthplace: Explore the charming New Town and visit the birthplace of the renowned scientist, Marie Curie, gaining insights into her remarkable life and achievements. 3. Ghetto Wall Monument and Jewish Heritage: Pay homage to the Jewish heritage at the Ghetto Wall Monument, and learn about the Jewish Uprising of 1943 and the significant role it played in Warsaw's history. 4. Monument of the Warsaw Uprising of 1944: Gain a deeper understanding of the monumental Warsaw Uprising of 1944 as you stand before its commemorative monument, with our guide providing detailed explanations of the historic event. In addition to the tour's enriching insights, our guide will share a wealth of recommendations, including the best Polish restaurants, cafés, and a must-visit traditional pastry shop nestled within the Old Town. Rest assured, you won't be confined to tourist-packed areas throughout the tour. Our experienced guides know the secret paths that allow us to fully savor the Old Town, away from the bustling crowds. Join us on this captivating journey and immerse yourself in the wonders of Warsaw's Old Town and beyond. Small Groups: To create a cozy and personalized experience, we limit our group size to a maximum of 15 people, even for public walking tours. Meeting Point and Guide Recognition: Arriving 5 to 10 minutes before the scheduled start time at the meeting point is sufficient. Look for our guide holding a white umbrella, making them easily recognizable in the crowd.