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Wroclaw: Guided City Night Tour

1. Wroclaw: Guided City Night Tour

The old town of Wroclaw is beautifully lit with numerous gas lanterns. All the lanterns are lit by hand each day with the Darkbreak of one "Latarnik", one after the other. This sets the scene for your picturesque and informative tour around the city of Breslau. Your tour will start at the market square, where you will meet your fun and informative guide at the entrance to the restaurant Schweidnitzer Keller, at the town hall. With your guide you will take a stroll around this picturesque market square, making sure to take a brief visit to the Elisabeth Church. Next, you will take a stroll in the direction of the university, en-route, take a stop at the Fencing Fountain.  Continue on your journey to visit such landmark sites as the old Matthias Gymnasium, the Baroque Garden, the Old Town Mart Hall, and the Sand Bridge to the Sand Island. On the way, you will also get to see the Dompanorma from the Schiffanlegestelle an der Oder. Next, visit Cathedral Island and marvel at its numerous churches and the Wroclaw St. John's Cathedral. Depending on the desires of the group, your tour will end at the Lessingsbrücke or at the dock, where the night gondola rides depart from.

Wrocław: Old Town and Ostrów Tumski Guided Walking Tour

2. Wrocław: Old Town and Ostrów Tumski Guided Walking Tour

Explore the history of Warsaw on this guided walking tour. See the influence of Czechia, Poland, Austria, Prussia, and Germany on the city. Learn how the city's architectural fabric reflects its unique and tumultuous history as you pass thorugh the Old Town and the island of Ostrów Tumski.  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 Follow your guide as you enjoy architecture in the Gothic, Renaissance, Art Nouveau and Modernist styles. Hear old stories about the city and get details about the city's current population of Polish, Ukrainian, and other international residents. Stroll past grand pre-war buildings, the fully reconstructed and colorful Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pass by hulking communist architecture and modern skyscrapers. Hear about the world’s second-oldest democratic constitution, one of the most decisive battles in history, the music and life of Chopin, and the birth of Marie Skłodowska-Curie, and the scars left by the wartime deeds of Hitler and Stalin.  Uncover a thriving cultural scene, theater, music, fascinating museums, world-class restaurants and shops which make a visit to modern Warsaw a stimulating experience. End your tour in the Old Town at the heart of the city. 

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4.9 / 5

based on 10 reviews

We recommend! It was a very varied, highly interesting city tour led by a competent woman for over two hours