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Private Post-Communist Bratislava Tour

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Private Post-Communist Bratislava Tour

  • Tour DurationTour duration: 2h 30m
  • Tour TimeUpcoming departures:
    • 20.07.2018: 10:00
    • 21.07.2018: 10:00
    • 22.07.2018: 10:00

    This tour must be booked at least 48 hours before departure

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Why you should go

Tour in a legendary 70’s Czechoslovak car Škoda or crappy 8-seater van Škoda 1203 through the off-the-beaten-track places of the communist past as well as recent transformations in Bratislava. Visit a vast concrete housing estate area, the Soviet monument Slavín, abandoned factories, riverside developments, 1930’s bunker line, the former Iron Curtain border zone and loads of communist architecture. Local insight guaranteed!

Highlights

  • Tour brings alive the story of Bratislava in the 20th century
  • Political changes
  • Town’s location on the border
  • Contrasts between rich and poor
  • Development of the society
  • Architecture

What shall I see

Sites covered during the tour may vary a bit, but this is more or less what you will see: 

The first prefabricated socialist appartment block in Czechoslovakia (1955) as well as the largest socialist housing project in Europe, Petržalka

Abandoned and destroyed industrial objects (textile factory, brewery) as symbols of post-industrial transformations, new capitalist developments

Communist architecture (socialist realism, functionalism, brutalism) • political objects: Soviet memorial Slavín, diplomatic 1970’s hotel, House of Trade Unions, 1980’s parliament, villas of former communist leaders 

Ride under the controversial ufo-like SNP bridge, causing destruction of the Jewish district

1930’s Czechoslovak fortification system, bunkers built against the potential Hitler’s invasion

Former Iron Curtain area, now Schengen border with Austria

Price includes

  • Vintage 1970's Škoda car (2-3 participants)
  • Minivan(4-7 participants) transport
  • Guide
  • Drink at a local pub

Good to know

  • Maximum number of participants is 7. In case of more people, please send us a request.

Meeting point

Namestie SNP 30 in front of Gorila Urban Space cafe, Bratislava
Meeting time:  10:00

Reviews

09.07.2018
5 star rating:Very Good
Quirky, fun, & interesting tour. Recommended

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