Warsaw City Tour
City Center - Royal Route- Old Town- Wilanow (Transportation by bus)
We go for a walk to discover the traditional face of Warsaw. Tour starts in Piłsudski Square. This very symbolic place is a great background to introduce history of Warsaw. We see the Tomb of Unknown soldier and continue towards the Royal Route and Presidential Palace. Royal Route is one of the best known and most prestigious streets of Poland's capital, surrounded by historic palaces, churches and manor-houses.
On the way we see Adam Mickiewicz Monument, St Anna Church and we get to the Castle Square. Here we can admire an amazing view and we get to know stories about the Sigismund Column. It's the oldest and tallest non-church monument in Warsaw was raised in 1644 by King Władysław IV, in honour of his father Zygmunt III Waza, who in 1596 moved the capital from Kraków to Warsaw. The Royal Castle was built in the 15th century, this castle served as residence of Mazovian princes. Once the capital was moved to Warsaw from Kraków, the castle served as seat of the king and the government. The castle has been renovated repeatedly and destroyed completely during World War II.
Another step is the Old Town. Historic centre and oldest part of the city, it is also a living, breathing cultural salon. Founded in the 13th century as the prince's castle, it is surrounded by walls. During World War II, 90% of it was destroyed, but thanks to its excellent restoration and recovery, in 1980 it was granted the status of a UNESCO World Heritage List. Currently, it is a lively place, bustling with tourists and locals, and full of galleries, cafés and restaurant
In Old Town Square you will hear legends of Mermaid and see the historical heart of Warsaw. Another step is Gnojna Góra-viewing point of the Praga and the river.
We continue the walk to Barbican. We will pass a house where Marie Cuire was born. We finish in the Krasiński Square with a Monument of Warsaw Uprising.
Next we drive through historical Squares: Teatralny, Bankowy and we had to the green Powiśle area. modern and green Warsaw in Powiśle area. Here you can see the best of modern architecture: Copernicus Center of Science, Świętokrzyski Bridge and Warsaw University Library- here we go on the roof garden to have an amazing view of Warsaw.
Next part is visit to Łazienki Royal Park. Originally designed in the 17th century as a baths park for nobleman Stanisław Herakliusz Lubomirski, in the 18th century Łazienki was transformed by Poland's King Stanisław August into a setting for palaces, villas, classicist follies, and monuments.
Last but not least, we go to Wilanów Palace and Park. Here we visit the Palace inside and discover the pearl of Baroque in Poland. The last part is a visit in the Uprising Museum. After the guided tour in the museum we drop off our guests back to hotel.