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Communism and Bunker Walking Tour in Prague

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide and begin your communism and bunker walking tour of Prague at the historic Powder Tower on Namesti Republiky, the meeting point of the city’s Old and New Towns. Listen to your guide’s commentary as you set out to explore the Old Town and piece together the key events of the country’s history. Hear about the formation of the Czechoslovakia Republic in 1918, the dark days of Nazi occupation and the liberation by the Russian Red Army in 1945.

    Admire the monumental buildings of the Old Town Square and stand on the spot where Communist party leaders celebrated their victory in 1948. Pass historic points of interest like the Kotva shopping mall and the former headquarters of the secret police on Bartolomejska Street. Walk along Narodni Street, where students were massacred by state police on 17th of November 1989, and hear about the Prague Spring as you stand on Wenceslas Square, when the Soviet army crushed the nation's blossoming dreams of democracy in 1968.

    Stop for refreshments at a local worker’s canteen, where you’ll have chance to sip a beer or sample popular Czech soda, kofola (own expense). Finally, enjoy the rare opportunity to explore inside a real nuclear bunker, dating from the 1950s.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    110 00 Prague-Prague 1, Czechia
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    Duration
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    Wenceslas Square, Václavské nám., 110 00 Praha-Praha 1, Czechia
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    • Admission fee to the nuclear shelter
    • Entry/Admission - Prasna brana
    • Entry/Admission - Vaclavske namEsti
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A maximum of 15 people per booking
    • Look for the guide holding a blue umbrella with a sign "Prague Extravaganza Free Tour"
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for claustrophobic travellers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    As an American I grew up with a view of ‘Eastern Block’ countries that came from what I saw in the media, learned in school, etc. To hear about when Czech was communist from someone who lived here during that time was really interesting. Not only informative the tour was fun! I
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    Response from klara_hajkova, Vlastník at Communism and Bunker Walking Tour in Prague
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hello, we receive many guests from the "west" who are keen to learn how about the life behind the Iron Curtain. Our mission is to pull that curtain up and educate people about the recent history of former Czechoslovakia and also how the average person lived and acted during the Communist Era. However, we speak a lot about politics, persecutions, hope for better future and life in general, we often combine the topics with humour and some Czech jokes. I am very happy that you've enjoyed the tour and left us such a great review. Thank you. Kind regards, Klara Hajkova, the founder.
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    My friends and I had an amazing tour with our our guide Dominic. No one else had booked the tour so we basically had a private tour. Dominic was so well informed on the history of Prague and the country as a whole. He was really funny as well, which added a nice element of
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    Klara was a brilliant guide. She was really knowledgeable and funny and was also willing to share her thoughts and feelings growing up in communist Czechoslovakia. She took us to parts of the city that we'd not seen, despite being there for 3 days. We had lunch in a traditional
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    This was the highlight of our trip to Prague. With generations of knowledge about Prague, Tereza provided insight about what is like to live in Prague during the communist rule. The tour included non-typical tourist spots, which made the tour more personable. Tereza also
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    This tour was interesting and informative. This was the third tour, in three days that we did with Klara. She is an excellent tour giuide who adds to her tours, the things we were interested in. She went out of her way to help us get back to our hotel and show us the great
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