Tired of classic Krakow tours that include visiting just the city centre and most popular landmarks, often overcrowded by other tourists? Are you interested in exploring Krakow from the perspective just a few have seen before? Nowa Huta Tour may be just the perfect option for you!
Visit Nowa Huta – Krakow’s biggest district, built in the 1950’s as socialist utopian ideal city and see what it looks like today, with all its hidden secrets.
During our tour, you will be picked up directly from your hotel by one of our comfortable cars and drove to Nowa Huta district where an English speaking guide will be waiting for you.
Firstly, you will see Plac Centralny (Central Square) which is today’s center of Nowa Huta. You will learn about the district’s history and how it was developed between 1949 and 1989. You will be taken on a walk through Aleja Roz (Avenue of Roses) where you will learn about the architecture of the district. Later on, you will see Tadeusz Sendzimir Steelworks (previously called Vladimir Lenin Steelworks during the Communist rule). After wandering through offices and conference rooms the guide will take you to an underground tunnel which leads to a shelter back from the 1950’s!
Back on the ground, you will visit Arka Pana (Lord’s Ark) Church which was the first church built in Nowa Huta after inhabitants have been demanding it from the Communist government for years! The complex has been consecrated by Karol Wojtyla himself in 1977.
Last but not least, you will be able to see real Soviet IS-2 tank in front of Museum of the Armed Act which is one of the most recognizable landmarks of Nowa Huta!
The tour is around 3 hours long and after it, you will be taken back directly to your hotel.
- To book please select the date and number of people.
- You will be redirected to our secure reservation system.
- After completing the reservation you will receive verified voucher.
- 12 hour before the tour you will receive text message about exact pickup time.