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Karl Marx The Walking Tour

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About Karl Marx The Walking Tour
Karl Marx lived and worked in London. His ideas inspired protests, strikes, rebellions, revolutions, terrorism, warfare, struggles for freedom, democracy and liberty, and regimes of tyrannical repression. Marx’s story combines comedy, tragedy, love, hate, hope and despair. This sets the backdrop to an intellectual expedition to unravel the mysteries of history, politics, economics and philosophy. We walk you through the life and ideas of Karl Marx. Sundays 11am Piccadilly Circus in front of Criterion Theatre.
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Reviewed June 9, 2018

Heiko was a very friendly, funny and informative guide. The tour covered all of the basics of Marxism which is really if you are a beginner to that topic. There were some very funny jokes. The tour could have done with being about quarter of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

Heiko has a talent for storytelling, and to see the ins and outs of Karl Marx in London was fascinating!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Kyla S
Reviewed May 4, 2018

...but also a way to learn the history of the industrial revolution, as well as intellectual history of Marx and Engels. Highly entertaining, well paced, very informed narrative. I recommend this for the whole family. Inspiring and informative!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Keven R
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Heiko was a great storyteller and extremely knowledgeable. He kept us entertained throughout with anecdotes, history and Marxist theory. Really interesting, highly recommended.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mariano Z
Reviewed February 5, 2018

I highly recommend this tour. Heiko, our walking tour guide, was absolutely incredible and has an incredible grasp on history. This is by far the best walking tour for intellectuals, people interested in labor, work, economy, or world history. The tour provides an in-depth account...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank J W
Reviewed January 16, 2018

What better way to spend a Sunday morning in London than walking in the footsteps of Karl Marx. Wandering from Piccadilly to the British Museum, our guide Mick gave us an informative and entertaining commentary about the life of Karl and Jenny Marx as well...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 2, 2017

An excellent guided tour where you get to see Soho, learn about the era and Marx's theory and life, laugh, and think. Friendly and engaging atmosphere, with the bonus of a good pub stop.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

Excellent tour with Heiko Khoo, a thoroughly well informed historian. It was extremely cold and it took about 3 hours to complete, yet we all followed him along the streets of Soho and no one showed any desire to quit. A brief stop at a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Boscheva
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Heiko was engaging, informative, funny, and serious. I wanted to read about Marx and his theories after listening to his presentation. He encouraged questions, and I suspect he modified his talk to meet the group's needs. The highest compliment came from my wife who said,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Wisephool
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Really enjoyed our approx 2 hour walking tour looking at Karl Marx and his time in London. Mick Brooks our guide was very knowledgeable and accommodating, always checking out with the audience and ready to attempt answers to any questions. I liked how Mick included...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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We start in Piccadilly walk around Soho and end up, usually, in the British museum. Each guide takes a slightly different route.
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