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Hammer & Sickle Walking Tour in Budapest Hungary

Hammer & Sickle Walking Tour in Budapest Hungary

Join the Hammer & Sickle Walking Tour in Budapest Hungary and take a journey back into the country's communist history.

Written and raved about in the NY Times, Wall Street Journal and other major newspapers around the world, this tour shows you what life was like during Hungary's 50 years of communism.

On this tour you will learn about the last 100 years of Hungarian history which includes WWI, Red Hungary, WWII, a Jewish Budapest Ghetto walk through, and the 1956 Revolution. You will also hear stories of the "good old days" when they drove Trabants, drank spirits at work, lived in block flats, stood in banana lines, had no TV on Mondays and no freedom of speech.

Lastly, your guide will summarize the fall of the Iron Curtain and the Hungarians great contribution to it, as well as the free elections and return to democracy.

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Tour/Activity Details

Length

3.5 hours

Time

2:30 pm daily

Tour does not include hotel pick-up. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Rates are per person in US dollars. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Communist history of Hungary
  • Buda Castle area history of occupation
  • WWI with Red Hungary - 120 days of communism
  • WWII - Nazi takeover, deportation of Hungarian Jews to concentration camps
  • Jewish Budapest Ghetto walk through
  • Start of communism and how Hungarians' lived through it
  • Visit to private exhibition room
  • 1956 Revolution insight
  • Free exhibition on how life was under the Iron Curtain with real life artifacts and relics

Please Note

  • Tour goes in all weather, operators not responsible for unforeseen delays or accidents
  • Tour includes a private English speaking guide and entry to exhibition room
  • Food, beverages and gratuity not included
  • Must have the ability to climb a flight of stairs (10-12 steps) and walk at a reasonable pace for 2-3 hours

Tour does not include hotel pick-up. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Rates are per person in US dollars. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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Rates All rates are in US Dollars

Event Date:

October 23, 2017

Desired Time:

02:30 PM