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Communism Tour in a Genuine Trabant Automobile from Krakow

  • Discover the history of Nowa Huta, a model suburb from the communist era
  • Travel back in time as you ride in an original Trabant vehicle
  • Explore Nowa Huta as a feat of architecture and urban planning
Communism Tour in a Genuine Trabant Automobile from Krakow
From US$44.90
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Standard Tour (2.5 hours). Departs at 9am
From US$44.90
Deluxe Tour (4 hours). Departs at 9am
From US$62.62
Catch a glimpse of life behind the Iron Curtain with this 2.5-hour tour of Krakow’s communist history. Join your guide in an authentic Trabant car as you explore Nowa Huta, the Socialist Realist suburb designed by the Soviet Union. You’ll learn about this fascinating feat of city planning, where each detail held ideological significance. An optional upgrade provides access to a private museum and a restaurant from the communist-era.
What to Expect

Your 2.5-hour tour begins with convenient pick-up from your hotel in Krakow. You’ll commence your tour in an authentic Trabant vehicle, the iconic car of East Germany.

Travel to Nowa Huta, one of the world’s two fully-planned Socialist Realist cities, known as Stalin’s gift to Krakow. Track history through the architecture here, much of it driven by symbolism and ideology. Thanks in part to a campaign to build a Catholic church in the city, Nowa Huta later became a site of Poland’s resistance movement.

If you wish, you may upgrade to a 4-hour visit which includes a guided tour of a private museum and a memorable trip to a communist-era restaurant. Visit a communist-style apartment, sample pickled cucumbers, and try your hand at driving the Trabant for a truly transporting experience.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Good tour

We were picked up on time. The tour was fun and interesting with an informative guide. We saw all the areas associated with the communist past and an old style apartment. It made a change from a walking tour.

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent tour a must do

This was booked as a surprise for my husband , we were collected at the arranged time by Kornelia in a lovely blue trabtant , the tour was excellent could not recommend it enough. The day was like being out with your best mate, Kornelia...More

Thank Jacqui M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Best tour ever!

I came upon this tour thanks to Trip Advisor while I was traveling to Poland. It sounded interesting so my sister and I decided to go for it. It could not have been more enjoyable, informative and just plain fun! Cornelia was our guide for...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great Tour and Guide and Car

We were picked up on time in a Lime Green Travant from outside our Hotel. As soon as we met our "Crazy Guide" Ida we knew we were in for something special " Our Travant was a two cylinder two stroke 600 cc powerhouse. A...More

Thank The_Legend_Lives
Reviewed 1 May 2018
The Quirkiest Way to Travel

You go to Krakow and feel compelled to see Auschwitz and maybe the salt mines but then you must make time for this. Its so completely different an experience. We were a group of 4 people so we had two travants come pick us up...More

2  Thank 21Nicola
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17 May 2018|
Response from alexstymans | Reviewed this property |
A lot of different stops for sightseeing and/or a drink. 90% of the transport is by car. Good fun 😀