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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 April 20, 2015 via mobile

I have been living in London for absolute yonks, and my mum had visit many times so I took her on the tour as a change of pace loved it! For both fans of Marx and persons that are not too familiar with him.

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank Tegbar
Reviewed April 12, 2015

There are three tour guides who do this tour, we had Heiko Khoo, who did an absolutely fabulous job of keeping us not only entertained but informed. Marxism is a bloody difficult thing to describe and Heikoo did a great job really breaking down all...More

Date of experience: April 2015
5  Thank Eurotraveller351
Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

We went on this tour last weekend...Really enjoyed it..as it was a walking tour it allowed you the option to see London differently. Rather than rushing about London this allows you to stop and look at your surroundings. Mick was a brill guide, clearly speaking...More

1  Thank L0ve_Great_F00d
Reviewed March 2, 2015

Our guide Heike did a brilliant job of summarising the life of Karl Marx, stopping off around Soho at relevant places to illustrate his points. Though there was a lot to learn, it was condensed down really well and made entertaining by someone who obviously...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed February 25, 2015

We had Heiko as our guide and he pitched the tour just right. It was incredibly informative - only at one point did it become a bit overwhelming (the lane off China Town) however it was necessary to explain the origins of Marxism. He was...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank secondtimesurfer
Reviewed February 22, 2015

Even with the cold and busyness of London and in the middle of the Chinese New Year, We loved Heiko's enthusiasm and tour today. It was very interesting and entertaining at the same time. We had enjoyed listening about Marx's live in London, how his...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Very informative :) Not something to bring the kiddies along for but the guide kept a potentially dry subject interesting.

1  Thank Kevin N
Reviewed February 9, 2015

It was a fantastic tour with Mick Brooks. It finely combined insight on Marx's personal life in London, on the wider late 19th century Europe and on the development of his theories. Was thorough and fascinating at the same time. Mick was a great giude!...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Foldesi E
Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Such a great morning walking around Soho learning about Marx. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour, led by such an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. Thanks Mick!

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Reviewed January 15, 2015

My tour was excellent. Mick is a great guide and seems like a very nice guy. You don't have to be a Communist, Marxist, Socialist, labor activist, etc. to enjoy and learn many things about a world changing personality and just London itself in the...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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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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