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Warsaw Old Town & Royal Route

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
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

A city that suffered tremendous losses over the last 100 years. Come and see how it rose like a phoenix from the ashes: experience the invincible spirit of Warsaw and learn about the heroism of its people. 


Today’s Warsaw is a like a patchwork quilt. A few original, grand pre-war buildings; the fully reconstructed and colourful Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; hulking communist architecture and modern skyscrapers. It is different than any other place you’ve seen. The architectural fabric of the city reflects its unique, and often tumultuous, history. Over the centuries, Warsaw has been the setting for many extraordinary events and people: the adoption of the world’s second-oldest democratic constitution in 1791, one of the most decisive battles in history, the music and life of Chopin, and the birth of Marie Skłodowska-Curie, the only person to receive the Nobel Prize in two different scientific fields. The wartime deeds of Hitler and Stalin left an indelible mark on the city. 


During our tour we’ll discover both the past and the present. We’ll start at Krakowskie Przedmieście at the monument of Nicolaus Copernicus to see one of the most beautiful and lively streets of the city with its astonishing buildings, wide pedestrian areas, restaurants, shops, and greenery, and we’ll finish in the Old Town – the historical heart of Warsaw.


But Warsaw is not only about the past. The thriving cultural scene, theater, music, fascinating museums, world-class restaurants and shops make visit to this city a stimulating experience.


Come and join our tour to understand Warsaw, Poles and Poland’s role in world history.


On this 2h 30 minutes’ FREE Walkative! TOUR you will see:



  • Copernicus Monument on Krakowskie Przedmieście Street


  • Royal Castle


  • University of Warsaw


  • The presidential palace


  • Sigmund Column


  • Old town Market Square


  • St. John Cathedral




  • and much more…! 



The last stop is near the Zygmunt’s Column.


ℹ️ ⚠️ ATTENTION - booking rules

Please note that our free tours are designed for individual travelers and small private groups only. Hence, we do not accept parties of 8 or more people on regular free tours and guides have the right to deny participation to such groups. If you travel in a party of 8 or more please book a private tour in advance.


If you show up at the meeting point with the bigger group our guide will ask you for the payment (8 eur/person) before the tour or cancel your reservation on the spot. To confirm your reservation please arrive 10 minutes before starting. We can not guarantee participation when you will be late.                                  

Please note that multiply bookings (under different names) for 7 people who belong to one group will still be treated as one organized group and the guide has the right to deny participation to such parties.

This policy is implied in the best interest of our individual visitors. 

Please respect our rules.     

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  • Meeting point:
    Krakowskie Przedmieście 4, 00-047 War...
    Krakowskie Przedmieście 4, 00-047 Warszawa, Poland
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    the monument of Nicolaus Copernicus at Krakowskie Przedmieście street 2 (near the metro station: "Nowy Świat - Uniwersytet", line 2) - look for 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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4.8
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4.87
Fun
4.66
Expression
4.72
Quality
4.71
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Maria 08 Dec 2022
Warsaw
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Travelled in group - Nov 2022
Un tour muy completo y entretenido. Nuestra guía, Marzi, nos explicó la historia y las leyendas populares del centro de Cracovia de una forma súper interesante. Muy recomendado!
Jaime 04 Dec 2022
Ponferrada
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Travelled in group - Nov 2022
Nuestra Gurú era nativa, pero manejaba a la perfección el Español, incluso hacía bromas que amenizaban las explicaciones. Un tour muy bueno para conocer Varsovia en general
Alej... 03 Dec 2022
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Excelente introducción a la historia y arquitectura del casco antiguo de Varsovia. El recorrido se hizo sin apuros , lo que permitió tener tiempo para observar y conocer los lugares visitados. Manuel fue un gran guía, muy claro e informado.
Vero... 28 Nov 2022
London
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Thank you so much for the tour on 28/11 at 10.30am in Warsaw. I can't remember the name of the tour guide but he was professional, fun, engaging! Great and highly recommended!! Veronica from Italy and Charlotte from England
Nichole 27 Nov 2022
We learned so much and really enjoyed the tour guide. He was so informative and entertaining! I can't imagine explore Warsaw without doing this tour. Highly recommend!
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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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