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Malgorzata Andrzejewska-Bancewicz - Private Guide in Gdansk

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Solidarity and Lech Walesa Tour

Culture and History tour in Gdansk

Tour Price : $200 Duration : 3 hours Languages: English, Polish

This is a 20th century historical tour. Here you can get acquainted with the history and culture of one of the countries in the former Soviet block, learn the history of the social reforms and revolution in Poland and understand why everything began right here in Gdansk.

See the places where Lech Walesa jumped over the gate to join the shipyard workers on strike, has his Office in Gdansk, fragments of the historical Berlin Wall, visit interesting exhibitions, and much much more!

If you want to feel the atmosphere of communism in Poland, learn about the unforgettable August 1980 that resulted in the free workers union - solidarity and time of martial law in Poland, come and see this highly interesting museum! Enjoy your tour with a licensed tour guide !

Meeting place can be agreed beforehand.

For example, SOLIDARITY SQUARE, located close to former Gdansk Shipyard (LENIN SHIPYARD ), where Lech Walesa appeared to the world. The site of the now privatised Gdansk shipyards (the birthplace of Poland's historic Solidarity movement) will be soon developed into a complex of shops, movie theaters, hotels, office buildings, and residential property. The multimillion dollar complex has been named "Young City."

Next point includes a visit to the EUROPEAN SOLIDARITY CENTRE where you can feel the atmosphere of communism in Poland, the unforgettable August 1980 that ended up with the free workers union - Solidarity and time of martial law in Poland. Exhibition is also dedicated to Poland's bloodless revolution that paved the way for the fall of the Berlin Wall, and also of the dictatorships in other countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

You will also learn about the round-table negotiations, about Lech Walesa, a famous Gdańsk citizen, his activities and sense of humour.

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: $200
Duration: 3 hours
Group Size: 20 tourists
Languages: English, Polish
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :YES
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):NO
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :YES
Translation services :YES
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :YES
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :NO
This Tour is Kid Friendly :YES