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Free Communist Tour

Hviezdoslavovo namestie 1, Bratislava 811 02, Slovakia
+421 919 346 428
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Very Interesting

Learnt a lot with Lucy! Great tour and really interesting places to visit, Even with the cold... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Rohan C
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Great Informative Tour!

The communist tour is a different type of tour than your standard free walking tour in Europe... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
crystallaw23
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Communist free tour - daily at 10.30 AM & 3 PMBratislava, being one of the communist countries between 1948-1989 has many surprising stories from this period that will be provided to you by our qualified local guide. Tour includes most famous communist memorials of Bratislava and ends with a local guide’s personal communist material, you don’t want to miss this!
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Hviezdoslavovo namestie 1, Bratislava 811 02, Slovakia
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Learnt a lot with Lucy! Great tour and really interesting places to visit, Even with the cold weather.

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

The communist tour is a different type of tour than your standard free walking tour in Europe, where the in-depth focus is on the darker days of the city's past. Maria was very well versed in the history and stories of communism in the Slovak...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had a fairly large tour of 25 people. The weather was warm and our guide (Nickoleta?) did an excellent job of keeping us in the shade and watching to make sure the whole group was with her. The tour was informative, without being slanted...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

For us who always lived in democracy, it was extremely interesting to hear not only the history, but the practical consequences of living in a communist regime which are usually kept hidden from the public. Highly recommended. The guide was very nice and knowledgeable! You...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

I took this tour on Saturday 18th March. The weather was horrible as it was cold and raining. We were just two people but the tour still went ahead as planned. Our tour leader Maria Kostyalova did a great job in taking us through many...More

1  Thank Mark A
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

This was my second free walking tour in Bratislava after the general tour by the same company- there was a bit of overlap but in such a small and compact city, that is to be expected. Communism is a controversial subject and our guide did...More

1  Thank Mira N
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

You are going to learn a lot about how it actually the life at that time was. Interesting buildings and stories. Very friendly guide. (blond hair slim girl, I guess it is Anna). I loved it!!!

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Reviewed 19 February 2016

A walking tour of the old town is a nice way to see Bratislava the most embellished part of the city.We passed the city's main square, the Philhastmonic building, St Michael's Gate, and more. The inner town is surprisingly filled with quite a number of...More

Thank Helen L
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Reviewed 29 August 2012

We turned up at 10.10am on Sunday and we waited and waited and no one turned up!!!! We were very disappointed...So we went on another free walking tour at 11am.....

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