Memento Park Budapest walking tour with a historian
- Explore Budapest's Memento Park with an accomplished historian
- See an amazing exhibit on communist-era spying and surveillance
- Gaze upon giant statues of totalitarian ideals
- Learn about the Hungary's dictatorship
Walk in the shadows of Hungary's communist monuments and learn about Cold War spying on this walking tour. Many of the communist-era statues of Budapest were not destroyed, but simply relocated. The towering figure of Lenin in City Park made his way to Statue Park, alongside various other communist relics.
Your guide will meet you in Deák Ferenc Square and take you to the park by tram. Along the way, you'll learn about the history of Budapest's communist regime and their ideals. Once at the garden, you'll find yourself immersed in constant symbolism, starting with the giant facade of the park, and the circular path you'll follow to see the statues and sculptures of Hungarian communists, Lenin, Marx, and Engels which once filled Budapest’s public spaces.
Your tour will also take you to the military barracks across from the park. While this sight conjures up Hungary’s nickname as the “happiest barrack”, the facility now houses a fantastic exhibit on the spying and surveillance of communist Hungary. You'll be able to see a training film (with English subtitles) used to indoctrinate citizen informers. You'll also be able to follow the entire fall of communism in Hungary with an information panorama.
After the exhibit, you'll return to central Budapest with your guide to sit and relax in a typical Budapest café and discuss the heavy history of totalitarianism in Europe.
- 3-hour-and-45-minute trip in Memento Park
- Historian tour guide
- Bus and Memento Park Tickets (4,900 HUF per person, includes round trip ticket and museum entrance fee)
- Coffee and refreshments
Budapest, Szabadkai u. 22, 1223 Hungary
In front of the Hotel Meridian on Deák Ferenc tér (Deák Ferenc Square)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday at 10:45 AM
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