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Free tour of Communist Budapest

Your Guru: Brigitta
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4.9
34 ratings
  • Budapest
  • Available in English
  • 2 hours

About the Guru

I am a Budapest-loving local and I want to share with you my enthusiasm for Budapest. Its special atmosphere that is a combination of history, the colorful culture, the people, and their love of our land. I studied art and history and have worked as a professional guide for years. Spending time with my grandmother, listening to her stories, learning to cook the the tradition... More

I am a Budapest-loving local and I want to share with you my enthusiasm for Budapest. Its special atmosphere that is a combination of history, the colorful culture, the people, and their love of our land. I studied art and history and have worked as a professional guide for years. Spending time with my grandmother, listening to her stories, learning to cook the the traditional recipes was a great inspiration for me. I'd love to show you my beloved city.

About the Tour

Walk with me to learn about the dark years of Communism in Hungary. Have an insider to show you the secrets of the Reds in Budapest. Learn about the brave revolutionists and the hard years of dictatorship. I listened to my grandmother's stories who lived through a century and you can learn what it was like to go to a communist school.
The tour show you around the important landmarks of the communist past.
Highlights of the tour: 

  • Parliament, Liberty square
  • Soviet Memorial, Memorial of 56'
  • Park of Olimpics, Margaret Bridge
  • Nagy Imre Memorial


Tour lasts: 2 hours
Tour starts: St Stephen's Basilica.
End: Margaret Bridge


Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: I will be at the stairs in front of the Basilica with a blue umbrella

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are not accepted.
Minimum of attendees:
A minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is pet-friendly.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (34)

4.9
By category
Professionalism
4.9
Fun
4.59
Expression
4.79
Quality
4.83
Route
4.72
David
22 Jun 2022
Verified booking
Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Response from Brigitta
thank your joining !
Paula
10 Jun 2022 Cluj-Napoca
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Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Brigitta offered us an excellent tour! She was knowledgeable, engaging and interesting. She happily shared the history of her country and surprised us with a treat at the end of the tour. I wholeheartedly recommend her tour to anyone keen on learning more about Hungary and having a great time!

Response from Brigitta
Dear Paula, Thank you for your interest in our history and for youring my tour.
Mia Edenhofer
10 Jun 2022 Regensburg
Verified booking
Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Brigitta had fun to show as parts of Budapest you might not recognize as a tourist which mad it a great experience to follow her.

Carl
01 Jun 2022 Kinmel Bay
Verified booking
Travelled in couple - May 2022

Response from Brigitta
Happy to have you on my tour!
Thanos
28 May 2022
Verified booking
Travelled alone - May 2022

Brigitta was absolutely the best! She took me to so many different and interesting places and her stories were absolutely the best! I would definitely recommend the tour to anyone interested in history and fun!

Response from Brigitta
Nice meeting you meeting you, Thanos! Thank you for your review
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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!