Communism and Velvet Revolution - private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

296206


Categories

City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), German (conversational)

Life under communism and changes after 1989 with a private guide


On November 17, 1989, a peaceful student demonstration in Prague was beaten by police. That event initiated demonstrations held in the whole country to late December which led to the collapse of the communist regime.

During this walk we will trace back these crucial events in our history, will visit places where the demonstrations were held. We will also visit the Museum of Communism with an interesting exhibition and a short film played.

Itinerary

We will walk on the National Street, visit the monument dedicated to Nov 17, 1989 , Wenceslas Square, Lucerna Palace, and Museum of Communism. Possibly, if time allows, we can also include Monument to the victims of communism and the Lennon wall.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: your hotel lobby

End location: in city centre

Duration: 3 hours

Transportation

we will walk and use public transportation (tram, bus, mero).

What’s Included

Other: private guide services of 3 hours, help with suggestions for free time

Estimated Local Cash Needed

250 CZK - Musuem of communism entry and tram tix

What’s Extra

Other: museum of communism entry
tram tickets
snacks

A Recent Review of this tour

Katerina was an extraordinary guide. Her knowledge of and love for Prague, its art and history, are immense and passionate. She was energetically committed to imparting that knowledge and passion to us, together with her personal anecdotes, which connected us powerfully to the history and life of this amazing city and country. We give her our highest possible rating. Thank you so much, Katerina, for your time with us.
Dan Ross

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Private tour guide Katerina (Katka) S.

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