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Warsaw Walking North Pole Spy Tour

Subject: mainly 20th century history

You will learn stories of:
- Józef Piłsudski, Chief of the Polish Army, which stopped the Bolshevik offensive in 1920
- Witold Pilecki, the only volunteer to Auschwitz
- Kazimierz Leski, who secretly obtained plans of the Atlantic Wall
- Ryszard Kuklinski, who warned the US against the planned USSR attack

Small groups: up to 9 people

Interaction: you, as "adepts of urban espionage", will get a “top secret map”, on which will track the group’s location to read codes with the “intelligence” on a given place

Activity: no information given on the tray; "Case officer" (guide) helps you discover what happened and what the consequences were

History and stories: at the "initial espionage training" you will learn the historical background to help you understand the stories of the events' protagonists

City code: you will learn to read a "city code" written in the architecture, urban layout, details that will help you better understand also other cities.

per adult from

$32

AUD

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • You will learn how to use our "top secret urban espionage map" with codes helping you discover the sites we will visit and learn a "city code": the layout, architecture, monuments, plaques, ornaments.
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Krasinski Palace, ul. plac Krasinskich 5 Nowoursynowska, Warsaw 00-207 Poland

      We will see the beautiful baroque Palace and Park, as well as Square with the Field Cathedral of the Polish Army, Warsaw Rising Monument, the Supreme Court. Here we will learn the historical background of Poland as well as the history of the Katyn Massacre and the stories of Witold Pilecki i Kazimierz Leski.

      Duration: 20 minutes

      Stop At: Plac Teatralny, Warsaw 00-001 Poland

      We will see the Grand Theatre and the former Warsaw Townhall. We will learn the stories of the heroic mayor Stefan Starzyński and the famous poet Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński.

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Krakowskie Przedmiescie, Warsaw Poland

      We will see here the Presidential Palace, where the Warsaw Pact, that tecnically started the Cold War and the Round Table Agreements, that simbolically finished the communism took place. This is also where Fryderyk Chopin gave his first concert to a limited audience and on the way we should be able to listen to some of his music played by Chopin musical benches.

      Duration: 20 minutes

      Stop At: Josef Pilsudski Monument, Warsaw Poland

      We will see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier here. We will also learn about Józef Piłsudski, the chief of the Polish Army that defeated the Red Army in 1920 by Warsaw. Here also we will discover the real "code-breakers" of the Enigma.

      Duration: 20 minutes

      Stop At: Palace of Culture and Science, Plac Defilad 1, Warsaw 00-110 Poland

      We will see the Palace of the Culture and Science, the largest building in Poland and the only of the Soviet "skyscrapers" outside of the former Soviet Union.

      Duration: 10 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      KFC, aleja "Solidarności" 68A, 00-240 Warszawa, Poland
      Departure Time :
      10:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      Świętokrzyski Park, Świętokrzyska, 00-901 Warszawa, Poland
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    9

    Organised by Warsaw Spies

    Activity ID: V-147066P2

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