Warsaw Walking North Pole Spy Tour

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Warsaw, Warsaw

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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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.

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 1 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 14
  • YOUTH: Age: 15 - 23
  • ADULT: Age: 24 - 64
  • SENIOR: Age: 65 - 120

Additional Info

  • Service animals allowed
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers

What To Expect

Krasinski Palace
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.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

We will see Kanonia Square with an intriguing mixture of architectual styles and influences as well as the narrowest façade in the Old Town. Here we will also learn about Ryszard Kuklinski, one of the most effective secret agents of the Cold War. He revealed plans of Soviet aggression againts the Western Europe to the Americans, which turned out to be one of the major factor that saved the world from a nuclear war.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Krakowskie Przedmiescie
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.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Plac Marszalka Jozefa Pilsudskiego
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.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Grob Nieznanego Zolnierza
We will see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Polish: Grób Nieznanego Żołnierza), dedicated to the unknown soldiers who have given their lives for the independence of Poland, the only surviving part of the Saxon Palace. The Tomb is equipped with many plaques commemorating the most important battles in the history of Poland, both inside and ouside the country. It is constantly lit by an eternal flame and assisted by a guard post. Most official military commemorations take place here. This is also where foreign representatives lay wreaths when visiting Poland.
The changing of the guard takes place every full hour, 365 days a year.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


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