Communism in Hungary tour with a Historian
Activities

Communism in Hungary tour with a Historian

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Do this because
  • Visit Budapest with a historian as your guide
  • Take a stroll around both Buda and Pest
  • Discover the remnants of Communism in Hungary
What to expect

See the remnants of Communism in the capital of Hungary as they come alive in front of your eyes through an expert historical commentary and personal family stories.
The tour includes seeing parts of both inner Pest and inner Buda, transportation between the two and a drink at the end of the tour in a cult cafe that hasn't changed much since the 1960s.

The aim is to show you the real modern history of Hungary. The historical perspective, cultural background through the personal and family stories arriving until today on how Communism affected locals' lives: the good, the bad and the ugly too. Get ready for an honest, in-depth experience where all questions are welcome!

You will take a stroll on both Pest and Buda sides and a subway in between. Highlights include:

  • getting to know Hungary's major happenings from a historian from the Second World War
  • personal family stories
  • Liberty square with its controversial memorials & US embassy
  • 1956 memorials
  • the Parliament and its surrounding sights
  • lesser-known sights and areas connected to the 1956 revolution
  • a drink in a cult pub from 1960s
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What's included
  • Public transportation ticket
  • Drink
Where

Budapest, Erzsébet tér 7, 1051 Hungary

Meeting point:

Meeting Point in front of Kempinski hotel, facing the Ferris wheel, 1051, Erzsébet tér 7

What to remember
  • The minimum age to participate is 14 years
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When
  • On Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 2.00pm
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Provider
Budapest Explorers
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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