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Still Watching You! - Hungary's Communist Story

5 (1)
Budapest, HU

Still Watching You! - Hungary's Communist Story

5 (1)
Budapest, HU
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Join us on the "Still Watching You! - Hungary's Communist Story" tour and step back in time to explore Hungary's Red Past. This captivating tour brings the memories of Communism to life, going beyond dusty books to share personal stories and experiences. Discover the iconic symbols of the era, from the hammer and sickle to the historic events of '56. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the trabantful days and gain a deeper understanding of this important chapter in Hungarian history. Along the way, enjoy a retro soda in a Communist-themed bar, receive maps and recommendations for further exploration, and indulge in a snack. Don't miss this opportunity to delve into Hungary's Communist Story and create lasting memories of your own.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Not Included
  • 3 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • Self Guided Experience
  • Vivid storytelling of Hungary's Red Past
  • Immersive experience in a Communist-themed bar
  • Maps and recommendations for further exploration
  • Enjoying a retro soda during the tour
  • Snacks provided for a satisfying journey
  • Snacks
  • A retro soda in a Communist-themed bar
  • Maps and further recommendations
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

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Welcome to "Still Watching You! - Hungary's Communist Story," a captivating tour that takes you on a journey through Hungary's Red Past. This unique experience goes beyond dusty books and delves into the vivid memories of those who lived through the era of Communism. Get ready to immerse yourself in the symbols of the hammer and sickle, learn about the historic '56 uprising, and explore the fascinating stories behind the trabantful days of Communism.

What to expect?

During this tour, you can anticipate an immersive and informative experience that will provide you with a deeper understanding of Hungary's Communist history. Explore the iconic landmarks and hidden corners of Budapest that bear witness to this era, as your expert guide shares captivating stories and anecdotes. Gain insights into the political climate, daily life, and challenges faced by the people under Communist rule.

Who is this for?

This tour is designed for history enthusiasts, curious travelers, and anyone interested in gaining a deeper understanding of Hungary's Communist past. Whether you have prior knowledge of the subject or are completely new to it, this experience caters to all levels of interest. It is an inclusive journey that invites individuals from all backgrounds to explore and reflect upon this significant period of history.

Why book this?

Book this tour to uncover the hidden layers of Hungary's Communist history that are often overlooked. By hearing personal stories and witnessing the remnants of the past, you'll gain a unique perspective on this transformative period. The expert guides will bring the history to life, making it engaging and relatable. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of a Communist-themed bar and enjoy a retro soda, as you delve into the fascinating narratives that shaped Hungary's past.

Good to know

During the tour, you'll receive maps and further recommendations, allowing you to continue exploring the sites and stories that intrigue you the most. It's important to note that food and drinks are not included, unless otherwise specified. Additionally, gratuities are not included, giving you the flexibility to express your appreciation according to your satisfaction.


Travelers who have experienced "Still Watching You! - Hungary's Communist Story" have praised the tour for its insightful storytelling and immersive approach. They have appreciated the guides' ability to make history come alive and found the personal anecdotes to be particularly captivating. Many have expressed how this tour deepened their understanding of Hungary's Communist past and left them with a newfound appreciation for the resilience of its people. Overall, the reviews highlight the tour's ability to engage, educate, and leave a lasting impact on visitors.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Soviet Heroic Memorial

Situated in a landscaped park, this white obelisk commemorates Russian military who served in WWII.

House of Terror Museum

House of Terror is a museum located at Andrássy út 60 in Budapest, Hungary. It contains exhibits related to the fascist and communist regimes in 20th-century Hungary and is also a memorial to the victims of these regimes, including those detained, interrogated, tortured or killed in the building.

St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika)

St. Stephen's Basilica is a Roman Catholic basilica in Budapest, Hungary. It is named in honour of Stephen, the first King of Hungary, whose right hand is housed in the reliquary. It was the sixth largest church building in Hungary before 1920

Szabadsag ter

Liberty Square (Hungarian: Szabadság tér) is a public square located in the Lipótváros neighborhood of Budapest, Hungary. The square is famous for two controversial memorials that commemorate the Hungarian Jewish victims of the Holocaust and the Soviet soldiers that liberated Budapest from the Nazis in 1945 . The United States Embassy in Hungary and the historicist style headquarters of the Hungarian National Bank about the west side of the square

Liberty Statue

(Pass by)

The Liberty Statue or Freedom Statue (Hungarian: Szabadság-szobor) is a monument on the Gellért Hill in Budapest, Hungary. It commemorates those who sacrificed their lives for the independence, freedom, and prosperity of Hungary.

Hungarian Parliament Building

The Hungarian Parliament Building (Hungarian: Országház) which translates to House of the Country or House of the Nation), also known as the Parliament of Budapest after its location, is the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary, a notable landmark of Hungary and a popular tourist destination in Budapest.

Admission Not Included

Memorial to the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and War of Independence

A memorial commemorating the heroes of the 1956 Hungarian uprising against the communist regime.



5 (1)


We had an excellent tour guide, Emma, who was very knowledgeable and provided us with a complete explanation of Hungary’s history. She answered every question we had and explained how decisions were made in wars and influenced the size of Hungary today. Highly recommend this tour and our guide.
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-23 16:31