Free Red Budapest Tour

Join this 2.5 hour tour to learn all about the communist period in Hungary with real life stories from a local guide!

Meeting Point

in front of St. Stephen's Basilica


Free Red Budapest Tour. All about the communist period of Hungary.

The 2nd World War just ended and the Soviet communist regime took control over Hungary. The people lived under the oppression of Stalin, whose dictatorship meant submission, punishment and even executions became part of Hungarians' everyday lives. But in 1956, in the heart of Budapest, a rebellion began against the Red's cruelty. Don't miss the true stories of the most dramatic period of Hungary on this exciting 2,5 hour free walking tour!

  • Vörösmarty square
  • The little princess
  • Liberty statue
  • Freedom Bridge
  • the F4 object
  • Liberty square
  • Imre Nagy
  • Eternal flame of 1956
  • Parlament
  • Interactive fountain
  • National Museum



Starts at
Monday Closed
Tuesday 2:30 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 2:30 PM2:30 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday 2:30 PM
Sunday 2:30 PM


By Metro:

The closest metro station to St. Stephen's Basilica is Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út Metro station (yellow line). This would leave you at Andrássy Avenue which is one of the main streets of Budapest, from there you can easily see the back of the Basilica (It is the highest building in town, can't miss it babe!) So just walk there and you'll find us in front of the Basilica. Look for the guides with light-blue umbrellas, t-shirts and name tags.


On foot:

Budapest is a very walkable city, you can get to the main attractions in 15 mins walking and St. Stephen's Basilica is the biggest church in Budapest and also the highest building of the city (together with the Parliament) so is difficult to miss it out. You can walk to St. Stephen's Basilica from your Hostel, just make sure you take our flyer-map.


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