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Free Budapest Communism Tour

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About Free Budapest Communism Tour

Every Friday and Saturday @ 15:30

Our Communist tour Budapest provides our guests with an interesting first-hand account of life before and after the Iron Curtain was present and it helps to understand the local way of living, you do not only see the city from a tourist’s viewpoint. The walk starts with a historical summary and then our local guides and the undercover stories reveal interesting facts about traveling, housing, religious life, education, media, propaganda, sport, healthcare, religion, economy under Communism and they compare this with the post-Communist era as well. The tour provides a clear picture about what everybody over 30 years lived through and how it affects current attitudes of locals. Not a lot of time has passed since Communism ended in Hungary, only one generation has grown up since the regime change which happened in 1989 peacefully and it takes a lot more time to change the thinking and attitude of people.

Details

  • 100% free (but tip your guides if you have enjoyed your tour!)
  • Tours available in English
  • Local and licensed guides

Ticket Types

  • 15:30 Walking Tour (0.00€): St István's Basilica - Liberty Square - 1956 Uprising Memorial - Bronze Bullet Memorial - Hungarian Parliament Building

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Although the walking tour is free, please try to provide 24hrs notice if you intend to cancel your booked spot!

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  • Cancel at least 72 hours before the start time of the program and get a 100% refund.
  • Cancel at least 24 hours before the start time of the program and receive the full value of your paid amount as credit to use on our site for future bookings.
  • Cancel at least 3 hours before the start time of the program and receive 50% of your paid amount as credit to use on our site for future bookings. No refund or credit issued for cancellations with less than 3 hours notice.
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