See the remnants of Communism in the capital of Hungary as they come alive in front of your eyes through an expert historical commentary and personal family stories. The tour includes seeing parts of both inner Pest and inner Buda, transportation between the two and a drink at the end of the tour in a cult cafe that hasn't changed much since the 1960s.
Szia / hello there! We are Budapest Explorers a team of young, enthusiastic licensed guides with a strong background in history. Daniel, Regi: history & international relations Nandor: law & history Gábor: human geography, history Peter: sociology, history We aim to show you the real modern history of Hungary. The historical perspective, cultural background through our personal and family stories arriving until today on how Communism affects locals' lives: the good, the bad and the ugly too. Get ready for an honest, in-depth experience where all questions are welcome! Read about us in the reviews!
We take a stroll on both Pest and Buda sides and a subway in between. Highlights include: - getting to know Hungary's major happenings from a historian from the Second World War - personal family stories - Liberty square with its controversial memorials & US embassy - 1956 memorials - the Parliament and its surrounding sights - lesser-known sights and areas connected to the 1956 revolution - a drink in a cult pub from 1970s
If it rains, please bring an umbrella or rain jacket as the walk is mostly outside. In case of rain we will slightly modify the itinerary to include more indoors locations.
Communism in Hungary w/ a Historian