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Crazy Guides - Private Tours

ul. Florianska 38, Krakow, Poland
+48(0) 5000 91 200
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Ranked #18 of 195 Activities in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Europe’s most famous alternative tours company!Join the Crazy Guides team on one of our personalized Krakow Tours and see the true sights of this amazing city. Our famous Communism Tours were created to change the typical guided tour, packed with tonnes of boring names and dates, into a real interactive adventure. With the help of your Crazy Guide, and a funky Eastern bloc Trabant automobile, you will travel back in time to discover the fascinating history of Nowa Huta, Krakow’s communist district, and experience for yourself life as it was in the “good ol’ days”. All of our young and energetic team were carefully selected by Crazy Mike, our beloved Leader and founder of Crazy Guides, so you can be sure that you’ll get the best Crazy Krakow Tours service on the planet!Crazy Guides are our way of life… Come ride with us Comrade!
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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I took part in the communist tour and the Shooting experience. Both took place in a class car (Trabant) The communist tour was very good and very worthwhile, I wouldn't quite say excellent but very very worthwhile to see a bit of modern history, you had to remember communism was active less than 30 years ago. This is still a... More

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
12 reviews 12 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Our very sympathetic guide, Gosia, took us to a time travel tour of Nowa Huta in a trabant ! A very special moment, and a very interesting tour. We've learnt a lot about the recent history of Poland, from a citizen's point of view. For those interested in architecture and urbanism, this tour is also a must. Overall, probably the... More

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Munich, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Jurek picked us up from the hotel on time and I knew from that moment we were going to get on well. We had a chat while waiting for my Norwegian friend Rayner to finish whatever he was doing in the room and headed off to Nova Huta in our 600cc Trabant. Jurek's way of presentation is completely natural. He... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We had Kuba as our guide, was knowledgable and fun. The car wS good fun. It's nice to get out of the town and see a side of Kraków you didn't know was there. Good value for money and some history. We paid at the end of the tour in cash. Probably better to do it as a group In... More

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Phila, PA
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109 reviews 109 reviews
40 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

What a fun way to explore Nowa Huta....not a place you'd gravitate to as a tourist. It was fascinating to experience life in communist time from the milk bar (cafeteria), to the main square, the apartment pods, and a timewarp in a very small apartment that housed whole families. There was a lot of memorabilia displayed which further enhanced our... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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51 attraction reviews
505 helpful votes 505 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Our limo arrived promptly at our hotel, well a 2 stroke 600cc Trabant in authentic vomit brown colour did. We accelerated away and put the air con on, well opened the window. I was confused whether it allowed the exhaust fumes out or let more in. A Trabant smokes more than Port Talbot steel works. But fun. We had a... More

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Learning about the Communist City of Nowa Huta was definitely enhanced by doing it in a Trabant! This is something I never thought I would do and certainly will not forget. We took the deluxe tour and were treated to a drink in a timeless restaurant, lunch in the "Milk Bar" canteen and vodka in the 1970's apartment. I think... More

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San Francisco, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I recently took the communism tour around Nova Huta and thoroughly enjoyed it! There's nothing like riding around town in a now defunct trabant, which sounds and smells like a lawn mower. It was hilarious to see how many people were giving us a 'thumbs" up when driving around town. My tour guide, which I am embarrassed as I forgot... More

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Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
23 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I have somewhat of a fascination with the history of Communism and Eastern Europe during the cold war, and a trip to Krakow would not be complete without experiencing this and getting to see the whole different city that is Nowa Huta (quite literally, a city on its own within the city of Krakow!). I have done similar tours in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Honestly the best tour I've been on. Laid back, good fun and very informative. One to check out if you're not keen on large, impersonal tour groups. Our guide was fantastic company, the transport is exciting to say the least, and there is a surprising beauty to the communist era buildings of Nowa Huta. 5/5, 10/10, 100% success and full... More

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