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Machteld 29 May 2024
Meppel

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Andor showed us the beauty of Pest and provided us a lot of information, inlcuding a document with extra information(, which makes us looking for tiny statues the rest of the days ;)). We did a lot of free walking tours before, but we where never bored during this one, definately a recommendation!
Free Tour for 21 Guests- The First Steps for Beginners
Alex 23 May 2024
Szolnok

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Travelled in family - May 2024
Amazing tour, she was very helpful and super fun. Strongly recommend to join!
Just landed! ✅ Welcome to Budapest 2 hours walking tour
Otilia 22 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
I really enjoyed the tour with Tamas because he took us to many hidden gems, that really helped understanding how historical events happened. Tamas' tour showed many places of the communist area and he explained many interesting historical details connected with the places that we were visiting. I have done some other tours in Budapest, and they normally take people to similar touristic places, but Tamas tour helped me to understand these historical events through the eyes of daily life in off the beaten path locations, which I found very refreshing. Throughout his tour on the Buda side, I discovered surprising facts and a very beautiful area with historical and social places only locals know. I recommend Tamas for people that want to have a real insight into life during the communist area, as well as having a wider perspective of the history of Budapest. Tamas was very helpful answering questions related to his tour as well as other questions about history and art, so I really recommend him.
Hidden streets of Buda with a spooky touch
Jose 27 Feb 2024
Barcelona

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Travelled in group - Feb 2024
Excelente opción para el inicio de la visita a la ciudad. Buenas explicaciones, consejos y proximidad de nuestro guía.
Free tour FIRST DAY IN BUDAPEST
Gina 04 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Very pleased with the knowledge, pace and friendliness of Bernadette. We would highly recommend this tour.
Panoramic Hiking Tour On Gellért Hill (on weekends)
Eszter 12 Oct 2023
Kaposvár

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Travelled alone - Oct 2023
Make sure you don’t miss this tour if you are in Budapest. Kata is an excellent guide and her tour covers all sites of Buda Castle and much more. She is very enthusiastic and since she is a local she knows a lot of fun facts and exciting stories about this district and Hungarian history. I really enjoyed exploring Buda Castle with her, it was a fun way to get to know better this area. This walk is an absolutely must!
Legends, Secrets and History of the Buda Castle - An all-around free walking tour
Manuel 23 Aug 2023
New York

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
George is an excellent tour guide. Very knowledgeable not only of the Hungarian history but world history. He takes you though the most important areas of the city and provides detail information about each place. His enthusiasm and commitment to his job its reflected throughout the tour. He is an excellent asset for he Guru walk company. Many kudos for George. Thank you for an amazing walking tour
Best of Budapest in One Day: Pest & Buda!
Kris 13 Aug 2023

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Travelled alone - Aug 2023
I had a wonderful time! It was my first experience with urban sketching and I fell in love with this way of mindful exploration of my surroundings. Buda Castle is beautiful and Cecilia made me feel very comfortable to express myself through sketching. Thank you Cecilia, and I will be back for more sketching walks!
Sketching the Medieval Castle of Buda free walking tour
Sofia 27 Jul 2023

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Travelled in group - Jul 2023
Robert was wonderful !! He was very knowledgeable and had so much unique and special information to share. My friends and I had a wonderful time. He was kind and funny and patient. He was very passionate. Would definitely recommend !!
Highlights and Secrets of Budapest Small Group Tour

Budapest is a place where travellers can find a perfect combination of old and new. It combines historic buildings from the Middle Ages and its rich history with modern architecture, excellent restaurants, museums and bars.
The cultural life in Budapest is also very rich. Many of the intellectuals had to flee Hungary during the communist era, so they returned after the regime change and contributed to the trend of opening theatres, galleries and designer shops.
With this wealth comes an equally diverse range of tourist attractions in Budapest. These are not limited to museums or historic buildings, but also include other places of interest such as parks or bridges where travellers can take photographs or simply enjoy a quiet moment in nature.
But what is Communist Budapest and which places are representative of that period of the city's history? In order not to miss any detail we recommend you to book one of the Free Tours that we offer you here at GuruWalk.
It all began in 1918 with the birth of the communist movement in Budapest and ended with the revolution of 1989.
The National Museum is the landmark building to get to know Communist Budapest.
The National Museum of Budapest is located in the city centre. It has a lot of information about the history of Hungary.
The museum includes four different parts: the collections of history, archaeology, art and natural sciences. It also offers various kinds of events and workshops for visitors. The museum's exhibits are constantly changing to ensure that they give visitors new things to learn and experience every time they visit.
Many people come to this museum because it has a lot of information about the history of Hungary in its collection. However, they also have other collections, such as works of art from different countries.
The Inner City Theatre is also a representative building of the communist era.
The Inner City Theatre of Budapest is a theatre in the heart of the city, and is the only remaining Soviet-era theatre in Hungary. It was built in 1952 and has been open for about 50 years.
The Inner City Theatre was used as a cinema during the communist era, showing propaganda films that promoted communism for most of its history. Today, it still shows films and hosts various events such as concerts. It is an example of how communist Hungary tried to control culture by limiting access to art and entertainment.
The former Radio building or the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus are also must-see sites, although Corvin köz will be the most important point to visit, as a symbolic space of the 1956 Revolution.

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