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Communist Kraków – Nowa Huta
Price:
20 EUR
Tour Basic Infos
Total time
4h
Category
CITY_TOURS, Walking tour
Meeting point
Between St. Florian´s Gate and Barbican. Look for the guide with yellow umbrella or Walkative! sign.
Included
  • professional, local guide.
Excluded
  • 5 PLN – additional to pay in cash at the site for short movie show
  • the price excludes tram tickets (7.20 PLN). You can buy it before the tour with our guide
Ticket Message

Look for a guide with a yellow umbrella or Walkative! sign.

  • Guiding Service: cash only, 80 zł (0-6 yr: free, 7-15 yr: 50% discount)
  • Bus & Tram Tickets: cash only, 2x 4,6 zł (Tour Guide can assist you with the purchase)
  • Meeting Point: Between St. Florian's Gate and the Barbican
  • Start Time: Participants are expected to show up 5 min before the start time
  • No-show: Refund does not apply if participant is late
  • Language: English
  • There is no need to print your booking confirmation.

Thank you for choosing Walkative! If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

About

Kraków’s communist district, Nowa Huta, is the perfect place to understand the paradoxes of this system. An ideal communist city, monumental and grand, built in a country that had just started to raise itself from the rubble of World War II. But, for the Communist Party, the costs of its construction were meaningless. Tangible proof of communist power was the only thing that mattered.


This ideal city was supposed to be inhabited by ideal communist citizens: Homo Sovieticus. A new and better type of people, obedient, brainwashed and entirely devoted to the system, They were to replace the old chaotic, stubborn, free-willed and creative Homo Sapiens. But, nothing lasts forever. Eventually, the creatures turned against their masters. The people of Nowa Huta revolted and fought for freedom.


Join us and see one of the best examples of an ideal communist city which today, surprisingly, has so much to offer.


On this 4 hours' FREE Walkative! TOUR you will see:



  • the main square of Nowa Huta

  • Socialist realism architecture

  • a cross people fought for

  • The People's Theatre

  • Josif Stalin tank

  • Nowa Huta first church – the Ark of the Lord Church 

  • and much more! 


Meeting Point
Between St. Florian´s Gate and Barbican. Look for the guide with yellow umbrella or Walkative! sign.
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