Nowa Huta (in Polish: The New Still Mill) was one of two cities in the world designed and built from scratch in the spirit of Socialist Realism. The Communists dreamed of creating an ideal city, which overshadow Kraków, regarded as the mainstay of tradition and hostility toward socialist ideals.
During the krakow city guide tour you will have the opportunity to see the extraordinary arhitecture, paradoxically, inspired the achievements of Western European modernism. On The Central Square You will be amazed by symmetry, monumentality and raw charm of this large urban space. We will show You the most interesting aspects and absurdities of life in Nowa Huta housing. The Communist utopia did not work in reality. Residents of the socialist ideal city quickly got into a conflict with the socialist authorities. During the tour we will tell You the amazing story of The Ark of Lord – the first Church built in Nowa Huta.
After the collapse of the communist system, street names has changed (former Lenin Street is now the Solidarity Avenue), but the spirit of old times is still present here. Our tour is an opportunity to feel this unique mood. We guarantee that you will experience a whole range of emotions – You’ll be delighted, terrified, moved and amused. Sounds interesting? Choose our tour.