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Free Communist Tour

16 reviews
Bratislava, Slovakia
About Free Communist Tour
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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Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

This free tour is great if you're after something a little different from the normal city tours, and are interested in hearing more about bratislava during the communist years. Our guide Niki was great, very funny and informative, I was surprised to hear that she...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank ileandco
Reviewed July 4, 2019

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed the Communist Tour. Niki was informative - and funny too. We covered a lot of ground so bring a bottle of water and comfortable shoes. Some of the highlights were seeing remnants of the communist government and hearing our...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Melody M
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

The tour guide, Lucy had a good knowledge of the historical period and showed us the landmark buildings of the era. The tour was fairly balanced in that the positive aspects of communism were also explained, allowing the listener to make his own decision. Highly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank efstathiosd539
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Lucy is great. She explains all the stories and history with personal stories which is interesting and authentic. Thank you Lucy!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 748angelay
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Rohan C
Reviewed November 11, 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

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank crystallaw23
Reviewed June 13, 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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Pcehealy
Reviewed April 23, 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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Jet304947
Reviewed March 19, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank mattarkd
Reviewed March 5, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
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