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Communism in Hungary with a Historian

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Location Budapest, Hungary, Europe
$69.00
Participants For 1 person
Overview
Experience the remnants of Communism in the capital of Hungary as they come alive during this tour through an expert historical commentary and family stories.

We are committed to tell the history of modern Hungary as objectively and factually as possible while we are happy to include our own personal opinion and personal life experiences.

The tour includes seeing parts of Buda and Pest as well as a drink at a cult café which opened in 1961 and hasn't changed much since.
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 3 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants. Bookings can not be made for the same day. Please read our TnC’s.

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  • Included drink in a cult, Communist style cafe
  • Tickets for subway (public transportation)
Meeting point
The meeting point is in front of the Kempinski hotel, facing the Ferris wheel. In case of bad weather (rain, snow, huge wind) we meet in the hotel lobby.
Return details
We end the tour usually in Bambi Cafe on the Buda side close to the center and Margaret bridge. On colder / wet days we often end on the Pest side in the center close to where we begin the tour.
  • Elizabeth Square
    Former Stalin square with interesting monuments and stories
  • St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika)
    We talk about the churches and religious life during Communism, mentioning our family stories. We walk by the church and see it from the outside.
  • Szabadsag ter
    See remnants of Communism from memorials through statues and embassies (and even part of a bunker from the outside) with stories making them alive.
  • Hungarian Parliament Building
    We cover one of the most important events of the 1956 revolution - the so-called "Bloody Thursday" which happened on Kossuth square, in front of the Parliament.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
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    Communism in Hungary with a Historian

    Part of Adventure Awaits gift box
    Includes this and other experiences
    Location Budapest, Hungary, Europe
    $69.00
    Participants For 1 person

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