During the tour you will get to know the history of Nowa Huta district in Krakow, learn its importance but also discover less known places that hide incredible stories. Follow the guide and see Monastery and Nowa Huta Museum.

  • Explore the highlights of Nowa Huta District led by a licensed guide
  • Learn the history of Nowa Huta and PRL times in Krakow inside Nowa Huta Museum
  • Admire the unconventional architecture of the area
  • Explore historic and important places such as Cistercian monastery, St. Bartholomew wooden church and “Doge’s Palace”
  • See for yourself how modern times merge with Communist remains

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  • 2 - 4 hours
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  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Polish
  • Car Transport
  • Skip The Line Tickets for Priority Access
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Discover the highlights of Nowa Huta district and learn about its importance and historic meaning for Krakow and the whole Poland. Learn the history of PRL times in Poland, and let your private guide tell you about this partially forgotten area. Follow the footsteps of Polish Communist workers living there a few decades ago.

During 2-hours walking tour you will see the most important places of Nowa Huta, such as Cistercian monastery of St. Bartholomew wooden church. You will also learn what Polish “Doge’s Palace” is and why it is called that. You will visit many unusual places and find out their history which is not familiar for everyone! We will walk around the Nowa Huta district to find out why this place is a remnant of both distant and modern history, represents Communist and PRL times in Poland, and hide incredible stories.

Choose an extended 3-hours option and visit the Nowa Huta Museum. Enter this unique museum located at the former cinema and get to know the story of Nowa Huta. Museum presents a great collection of items from PRL-times and even from the beginning of the district. You can admire the oldest industrial facilities of the metallurgical industry and documentation of former palaces, shelters and churches which were located in Nowa Huta.

At the end you will get some tips about our traditional restaurants, patisserie and other things to do in Nowa Huta. Moreover you will get to know some facts about Krakow and helpful tips on how to sightsee Krakow. Choose if you prefer to meet your guide at the meeting point in Nowa Huta (easy to reach from Krakow by trams) or enjoy comfortable stress-free private transfers.

  • Private tour of Nowa Huta, Cistercian monastery and Nowa Huta Museum
  • 5-Stars Guide with Official License speaking fluently in chosen language
  • Skip-the-line ticket to Nowa Huta Museum (3 and 4-hours option with Museum)
  • Private transfers with pick up and drop off service in Krakow (in options with transport)
  • Private English-speaking driver (in options with transport)

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