Gdansk private Communism tour with Shipyard
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Activities

Gdansk private Communism tour with Shipyard

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Russian , Norwegian , Polish , Swedish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn the history of Solidarity and communism in Poland on a private guided walking tour
  • Visit the Sala BHP where the “Gdańsk Agreement” of 31 August 1980 was signed
  • Walk through Gdansks Shipyard area and see the most important monuments connected with Solidarity Movement
  • Enjoy pick-up from your hotel in Gdansk Old Town
What to expect

Explore Gdansk's shipyard area while learning the history of Solidarity and communism in Poland with a private guide.

Start the walking tour in Gdansk Shipyard which was once the workplace for thousands of people. Listen to stories about the communist era in Poland which was a hard time for all citizens. Discover how their determination led to the collapse of totalitarian systems in Europe. Learn about how Lech Walesa, the worker from the shipyard, became the leader of the first free trade union Solidarity and later became the first democratically-elected Polish president in post-WWII history.

See the Three Crosses Monument, the popular monument to the shipyard workers which shows how turbulent and dramatic the history of modern Europe was after 1945. Then walk through the historic Main Gate with 20 postulates of workers before continuing on to the old shipyard buildings. Stop at Sala BHP, the Shipyard Museum, where the agreement with the communists was signed.

Finish the tour with a stroll around the shipyard to witness how work continues there to this day. At the end of the tour get a shot of vodka in a Polish restaurant that looks the same as it did in PRL-times.

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What's included
  • PRL traditional soft drink or shot of Polish vodka
  • Visit to Sala BHP and Shipyard
  • Hotel pick-up (from accommodations located inside of Gdansk Old Town)
  • Private tour
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up (from accommodations located outside of Gdansk Old Town)
Where

Plac Solidarności, 80-001 Gdańsk

Meeting point:

This tour includes hotel pick-up from accommodations located inside Gdansk Old Town. Meet your guide at the agreed-upon location indicated during checkout.

If your accommodation is located outside of Gdansk Old Town please meet your guide in front of the Three Crosses Monument.

What to remember
  • Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information
  • This tour includes hotel pick-up from Gdansk Old Town. Please indicate your pick-up location at checkout
  • Note that the pickup from your hotel is only possible from the Gdansk Old Town. Guests located outside Old Town will meet at the general meeting location
  • If you provided the address of your accommodation during the reservation it means for us that you want to meet your guide at your accommodation located in the Gdansk Old Town
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When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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