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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 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
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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
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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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Reviewed September 21, 2017

you'll hear a lot of funny details about the life and work of Marx in London and probably will see him through different eyes afterwards

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

I'm very happy to have gone to this tour, it was fun, interesting and relax. Heiko teaches you Marx theories throw fun examples

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

If the term 'dialectical materialism' gives you brain freeze, think again, because thinking is what you will do on this exceptionally erudite but marvellously entertaining walking tour. In fact there isn't too much walking although you will be pretty familiar with Soho and part of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

heiko is a phd student who is a marx specialist. more than willing to answer all my questions thoughtfully. still interested in engaged in what he's teaching--this is not just some tour guide, this is his life's interest. we saw several spots of interest in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 30, 2017

The time passed very quickly. Heiko is an expert who put the information across in a very accessible way. We didn't get as far as the British Museum, but I'm not convinced we were ever meant to get there - and I don't really mind.

Date of experience: April 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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