Visit the major landmarks of the city on a 2,5-hour retro bus tour. A live guide on board comments on the sights you pass and tells you more on a walk in the Old Town, Royal Park Łazienki or in the Palace of Culture and Science. You travel by a retro bus called Jelcz "Cucumber" - an iconic communist vehicle. This tour operates every Saturday at 3pm, starting from the Palace of Culture and Science.Starts from April 1st 2017 through October 28th and runs every Saturday
You like to visit cities on a bus but listening to a taped story on headphones is not for you? Then go for an amazing live-guided tour with style. A classic bus Jelcz 043, better known as “Cucumber”, one of the most iconic communist-era vehicles will take you for a ride in Warsaw. A guide on board comments the objects you pass and tells you more on a walk around certain stops. On this tour you will see the most popular landmarks of the city and hear fascinating stories about them.During this 2,5-hour tour you will see the most important sights of the Warsaw. The tour starts at the Palace of Culture and Science from where you set off to Royal Park Łazienki. At this stop you will find out who and when established this place. Why was it popular to visit on Thursdays in 18th century? Why should you bring nuts when you come here? On this walk you will see a statue of Frederic Chopin, the Palace on the Isle and an 18th century amphitheatre. After a walk with the guide the “Cucumber” bus will pick you up and drive you to the Old Town where you will see a city reconstructed from scratch. Get to know who the man on the column in the Castle Square is. What and why is the symbol of the city? What is the most “romantic” place in Warsaw? During the walk you will see the Royal Castle Square with Sigismund's Column, the Old Town Market Square, Cathedral of St. John, statue of Warsaw Mermaid and the Barbican. From the Old Town you will return to the Palace of Culture and Science to hear the history of this controversial building and to finish the tour. The tour takes place every Saturday at 3PM. It starts by the main entrance of Palace of Culture and Science. Just look for a big blue bus in front. For more information ask at the Tourist Information in the Palace.