Discover the Dark Side of Warsaw in Praga District by Retro Bus

Discover the Dark Side of Warsaw in Praga District by Retro Bus

Enjoy a 2.5-hour guided bus tour, by 1980's Jelcz "Cucumber" bus, around the "dark side" of Warsaw: the Praga district. The tour features live commentary on board from your guide and a walk around several sites, including Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, a chocolate lounge, Brzeska and Stalowa street. Pass by the former vodka factory "Koneser" and a former black market "Różycki's Bazaar." See the most interesting sacred buildings, authentic pre-war architecture and plenty of murals. Tour includes a complimentary hot chocolate.

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Pass By: Palace of Culture and Science, Plac Defilad 1, Warsaw 00-110 Poland

Our buses will be waiting for You in fornt of the Palace of Culture and Science, nowadays the symbol of Warsaw City, known as the gift from Joseph Stalin.

Pass By: Palm Tree, Plac de Gaulle, Warsaw 00-001 Poland

Have You heard the story about the Date Palm Tree in Warsaw's city center -

Pass By: National Museum in Warsaw, Al. Jerozolimskie 3, Warsaw 00-495 Poland

Hear the story what was hidden in the basement of the National Museum during WWII.

Pass By: PGE National Stadium, ul. aleja Ksiecia Jozefa Poniatowskiego 1, Warsaw 03-901 Poland

Football stadium built for UEFA Euro Championship 2012.

Stop At: E.Wedel, Jana Zamoyskiego 28/30, 03-801 Warszawa, Poland

You will be given a cup of hot chocolate and you will hear very interesting stories about this factory.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: East Railway Station (Lubelska), 03-802 Warsaw, Poland

Is Warsaw East railway station considered as the most beautiful station in Warsaw- We will let You know about it during the tour.

Pass By: Kijowska 11, 03-743 Warszawa, Poland

Have You seen the longest building in Warsaw- That is the right time!

Stop At: Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Kaweczynska 53, Warsaw Poland

You will see one of the most beautiful churches in Poland.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Warsaw Vodka Factory "Koneser", Batalionów Chłopskich 84, 05-660 Warka, Poland

You will hear stories about former vodka factory and you will find out if vodka had any impact on the district.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Praga Polnoc, Warsaw Poland

You will discover why this district is called "the dark side of Warsaw".

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Bazar Rozyckiego, ul. Targowa 54, Warsaw 03-733 Poland

Discover where is the longest operating marketplace in Warsaw and check out yourself what is sold here now.

Pass By: Mała, Warszawa, Poland

Picturesque street which became a movie set for the film "The Pianist" by Roman Polański.

Stop At: New Praga, Warsaw, Poland

You will hear an interesting story about the founder of Nowa Praga district and also You will see the inner courtyard of the prewar residential house.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny w Warszawie, ul. Ratuszowa 1/3, Warsaw 03-461 Poland

Have You watched the movie "The Zookeper's wife"- If so, You can't miss Warsaw's Zoo.

Pass By: Vistula River, Poland

We will cross the Vistula River, the mother of the rivers in Poland.

Pass By: The Royal Castle in Warsaw, plac Zamkowy 4, 00-277 Warszawa, Poland

Admire the breathtaking panorama of the Royal Castle.

Pass By: Monument to the Heroes of Warsaw, Nowy Przejazd, 01-999 Warszawa, Poland

Known as the Warsaw Nike, commemorates all those who died in Warsaw during WWII.

Pass By: Marszałkowska, Warszawa, Poland

The main street in Warsaw, enlarged after the WWII.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 11:00 AM
Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Start location: Palace of Culture and Science, Pałac Kultury i Nauki, plac Defilad 1, 00-901 Warszawa, Poland

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Professional guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Transport by 1980's coach
  • A cup of hot chocolate

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified


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