Red Budapest Free Tour

Join this 2.5 hour tour to learn all about the communist period in Hungary with real life stories from a local guide!

Meeting Point

In front of St. Stephen's Basilica

Description

The 2nd World War just ended and the Soviet communist regime took control over Hungary. The people lived under the oppression of Stalin, whose dictatorship meant submission, punishment and even executions became part of Hungarians' everyday lives, but in 1956, in the heart of Budapest, a rebellion began against cruelty. Don't miss the true stories of the most dramatic period of Hungary on this exciting 2,5 hour free walking tour!

  • Vörösmarty square
  • The little princess
  • Liberty statue
  • Freedom Bridge
  • The F4 object
  • Liberty square
  • Imre Nagy
  • Parliament
  • Interactive fountain
  • Olympic Memorial

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Schedule

Starts at
Monday Closed
Tuesday flag2:30 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday flag2:30 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday flag2:30 PM
Sunday flag2:30 PM

Directions

By Metro:


The best metro station to get off at will be Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út Metro station on the yellow line which is on Andrássy Avenue, one of Budapest’s most popular avenues. St. Stephen's Basilica is very close and the biggest building in sight, you’ll see it’s back from Andrássy Avenue. Just walk around to the front of the Basilica and we’ll be there with light-blue t-shirts, name tags and holding blue umbrellas.


On foot:


It is very easy to walk to St. Stephen's Basilica if you are in the city centre. Whether you use maps on your handheld device, our handy flyer map, or use the ‘view on map’ tab above, you should have no difficulty finding us. St. Stephen's Basilica is one of the largest building around, just off Andrássy Avenue. We’ll be in front of the Bascilica awaiting your arrival.

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