Budapest: Life Under Communism Private Tour

4.8 / 5

6 reviews

Budapest: Life Under Communism Private Tour

From $107.84 per group up to 1

Travel back in time and experience for yourself what life was like during the communist era in Budapest. This educational lecture and three-hour tour will provide an amazing personal account of everyday life in the 1960s and up to late ‘80s.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 hours
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German, French
Pickup included
Your guide will meet you at your accommodation in Budapest. From there, you will make your way to the first stop together. Please inform the local partner where you would like to be picked up.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Receive an overview of how the communist system worked on multiple levels
  • Learn about the details of everyday communist life in Budapest
  • Participate in an personal interactive tour with skilled guides
  • Begin the tour at Bambi Eszpresszó, an emblematic meeting place of the 1980's
Full description
Take this tour and transport yourself back to the previous century for an amazing, interactive presentation of everyday life in the 1960s and through to the late 1980s. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for history buffs, this educational tour will provide an overview of how the system worked and will give a first-hand picture of life back then contrasted with the changes of the past fifty years. Apart from entering this retro world, your skilled guides will highlight how decades of communism have impacted Hungary and the remnants of those bygone years that remain today. The program is conducted by Annamaria and Miklos and starts at Bambi Eszpresszó, a symbolic meeting place of the 1980s.
Includes
  • An interactive, personal presentation, as well as some printed materials, notebooks, pens.
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Please dress appropriately to the weather conditions
  • Please let the local partner know if you have any special requests. They will be happy to adapt the tour as much as they can
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5.0/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Safety
    5/5
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It was a great tour. We saw many interesting sites and loved learning the history.

1 October 2019

Reactivity of guide following the reservation. Very accomodating. Modular course according to the expectations. Very interesting exchanges.

2 May 2019

Authentic history not learned in America text books.

Tour guide was knowledgeable, shared personal experiences during the Hungarian Communist era and was so kind! Very enjoyable tour. Highly recommended!

25 April 2017

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