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What To Expect

In this tour, you'll receive a comprehensive overview of Hungary's communist era. Learn about how children were raised, family life, travel restrictions, and what life was like behind the Iron Curtain. Discover the lengthy process to acquire a passport and experience intriguing aspects of the time, from black markets to banana lines.

We'll explore the history of the Communist government appointed after World War II, whose policies led to the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. The tour provides an overview and highlights major locations where significant events unfolded.

We'll visit Liberty Square and Budapest's last remaining Soviet monument. Our journey will take us to the Hungarian Parliament, where the first shots that sparked the uprising were triggered. We'll also visit an exhibition near the Parliament, the site of the initial volley.

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Important info

Public transportation options are available nearby. Suitable for all physical fitness levels. You will need to be fit for light continuous walking, for up to 3 hours. Tour goes in all weather conditions so please dress appropriately. Not recommended under age 12

What's included
English speaking guide. Coffee or tea or soft drink
Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day in advance
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Meeting Point

Meet your guide in front of the Deak Square pale yellow Lutheran Church, at the church steps