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Dwarfs and communist Wroclaw

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on July 05, 2017

We are Walkative! Our goal is to promote our cities across Poland, Germany, France and Ukraine - no matter what your budget is! Since 2007 we have guided more than 3 million people. We provide tours in English, Spanish, Polish and German mostly.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

 What can you do when a regime you live under oppresses and controls every area of ​​your life? What can you do when censorship does not allow you to express your beliefs and feelings? How do you fight when the power fight against is simply too great to give you any chance of winning? Here in Wrocław … dwarfs became the answer.


Do you know that dwarfs are one of the symbols of the city? Did you know that it all started under communism? These were the days when first dwarfs started to appear in the streets of Wrocław – then drawn on the walls, today as small statues. What did and do they mean? Why dwarfs? Join our Dwarfs and Communism tour to fully understand how Communism shaped us Poles, but also how we managed to fight it back with laughter. Absurd and surreal thinking became powerful weapons in the struggle through the tough post-war days.


During Dwarfs and Communism tour, you will have a chance to learn about Wrocław between 1980 and 1990. Discover the story of the struggle against Communism, hope, and fun despite all odds. Be ready for an exceptional dwarf hunt. You simply can not miss it! 

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  • Meeting point:
    Rynek, 50-438 Wrocław, Poland
    Rynek, 50-438 Wrocław, Poland
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    The Aleksander Fredro statue in the Market Square - look for the guide with the yellow umbrella!

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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4.89
Fun
4.67
Expression
4.56
Quality
4.67
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Michael 29 Jul 2022
Freiburg im Breisgau
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Travelled in group - Jul 2022
Super guide, super Tour!
Linda 29 Apr 2022
Manassas
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Travelled alone - Jan 2022
It’s nice to have a guide that loves his job. It showed on our tour. Never rushed us. Answered any and all questions.
Mike 01 Dec 2021
Smooth Rock Falls
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2021
Our first tour and would definitely do it again
Caro... 05 Sep 2021
Kraków
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Travelled alone - Aug 2021
I really like it the tour learn history of Wroclaw that I was not aware and the tour was very active
Marg... 18 Aug 2021
Austria
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2021
Jederzeit wieder
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 7 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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