WARSAW BIKE TOUR
Enjoy the beauty of Warsaw city during our active tour on bikes! A private Warsaw guide will lead you through picturesque city’s cycle lanes, back streets, riverside pathways & park routes.
WARSAW BIKE TOUR INCLUDES:
DURATION AND TRANSPORTATION:
* Bike tour takes around 3 hours
WARSAW MUST SEE DURING THE TOUR:
Having 237-meters high and 42 floors, it used to was the highest building in Poland (considering it’s total height). New Warsaw skyscrapers outstripped the palace recently, but it’s historical importance is unbeatable. It’s the crucial landmark of Soviet era in city’s architecture. In fact, no one other but Joseph Stalin was its originator!
Nowadays, the Palace is a residence of numerous cultural institution including museums, cinema, congress hall and a theatre. Warsaw City Tour without visiting the palace cannot be complete!
The tragic history of Jewish Ghetto in Warsaw is something everyone should learn about. During occupation times, Warsaw ghetto was the biggest one set up by Nazi Germany in Poland. It existed for over 2 years and at the time of its liquidation the famous Uprising broke out. Nowadays, there are still some traces after Jewish ghetto in Warsaw.
The Saski Garden is a beautiful green public space from the XVII century, initially designed as a french symmetrical garden. Partly destroyed during the II World War and renovated after Warsaw Uprising, it became the first city public garden in Poland. Beside its abundant vegetation (including numerous chestnuts) the Saski Garden features over 20 baroque statues, a fountain, a temple-like rotunda,a sundial, the Azure Palace, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and several historical monuments.
The Krasiński Garden is located in front of the Krasinscy Palace surrounded by a picturesque area and, where you can see a baroque gate, headquarter of the Highest Court, the King Armory and several monuments.
Both gardens constitute a perfect backdrop for a scenic Warsaw bike tour.
BUW is not an usual library of Warsaw University. It’s a modern space designed in a way, so that one can spend there the whole day and never have enough. Modern and comfortable reading room and many additional services like cafes, bookshops, couches and spacious design can attract even those who don’t read a lot.
Inside, you’ll find monumental columns and statues of famous philosophers, picturesque paths and gardens on the roof or a traditional Japanese tea-house built from bamboo, wood, paper and clay.
The building has received numerous prizes for its unique architectonic design. One of the most impressive elements of BUW is its installation of 8 grand stone walls representing giant pages form the most important books in human history. The whole building is decorated with trailing plants that are the part of roof gardens.