Communism in Hungary with a Historian

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Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Budapest, Budapest

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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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.

What's Included

Included drink in a cult, Communist style cafe

Tickets for subway (public transportation)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 2
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 120

Additional Info

  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Elizabeth Square
Former Stalin square with interesting monuments and stories

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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