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City Sightseeing on a Retro Bus
Activities in Warsaw

City Sightseeing on a Retro Bus

  • English English
  • 2 hours 30 minutes

Set off on a singular sightseeing tour of Warsaw on a vintage Jelcz 043 bus and discover the most emblematic districts and monuments of the Polish capital.


Begin your tour from the Palace of Culture and Science, the highest building in Poland, and climb on board a retro Jelcz 043 bus, one of the most popular communist vehicles made in Poland, also popularly called a “Cucumber”.

During the 2.5-hour tour, enjoy live commentary by an expert English-speaking guide, and find out about the various landmarks and history of Warsaw. Admire the capital in a unique way!


Choose one of the following options:

Dark side of Warsaw

Embark on a panoramic sightseeing tour of Warsaw on an iconic communist bus and discover the most recent history of Poland. As your guide reveal the tragic consequences of World War II, you’ll head to Praga district, a hipster quarter on the right bank of the Vistula River.

Upon arrival in the neighborhood, you’ll be driven to Różycki's Bazaar, the oldest market in Warsaw. Różycki was the center of black market trade during the Nazi and communist regimes. From the retro bus, you’ll also recognize parts of Praga where The Pianist was filmed. You’ll also admire brightly painted murals, which are a constant reminder of the communist oppression. Lastly, you’ll visit an area nicknamed “The Bermuda Triangle”. Find out why!

Classic city sightseeing tour

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Warsaw’s essential sights on board a Jelcz 043. Contemplate the city’s most impressive buildings like the Palace of Science and Culture, the pretty Castle Square and St. John’s Archcathedral.

Drive through the Old Town of Warsaw and stop along the way to take breathtaking photographs of the city’s striking monuments. Lastly, cross Łazienki Park and your guide will reveal which buildings were burned down by the German army before surrendering.


Per person
Dark Side of Warsaw Tour 11:00
US$ 27.90
Classic Warsaw Sightseeing Tour 15:00
US$ 27.90

Dark Side of Warsaw Tour 11:00

  • Per person

    US$ 27.90

Classic Warsaw Sightseeing Tour 15:00

  • Per person

    US$ 27.90

More Information


2 hours 30 minutes.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


City sightseeing tour on a retro bus.

English speaking guide.

Mug of hot chocolate.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Warsaw local time) if there are still places available.


You will receive an email with your ticket attached which you must print out and show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

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No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 27.90
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 7 days before

Meeting point

Palace of Culture and Science


Free! Free cancellation up to 7 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.