Prague - Communist Prague Tour

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Communist Prague Tour

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(5 reviews)
New Town of Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Discover what it was like to live under communism for 40 years in Prague on this informative Live Virtual Tour. From 1948 through 1989, the citizens of the Czech Republic (formerly Czechoslovakia) went through a bleak period under communist rule. Walk through the New Town of Prague where the most important events that shaped the history of Czechoslovakia between the years 1948 - 1989 took place. Hear the stories about the communist coup d’état in 1948, the tough repressions in the 50s, and the Prague spring which brought hope that things could change, only for it to be crushed by the Soviet invasion in August 1968. Learn how the system collapsed in 1989 as your tour guide shows you the Wenceslas Square where many protests against the regime took place. See the Narodni street where the 1989 Velvet revolution started, and admire the architecture from the communist period and tell many stories about the heroes and the villains of this chapter of our history. On Communist Prague Tour, you'll learn many stories about the heroes and the villains of this chapter of Prague's history. This tour allows you to experience first-hand what life was like back then. When the Iron Curtain fell and Czechoslovakia was dissolved, most of the country's communist paraphernalia was erased from everyday life. Rediscover what it was like to live under communism for 40 years in Prague.


Meet LucyTours

LucyTours

LucyTours is a family-owned travel agency based in Prague, Czech Republic. The company was founded by Lucie and she runs it together with her husband Roman and her two sons, Jan and Patrik. Our goal is to share our love for our country with you, either here on Heygo or on a private tour in person! We offer tours of Prague as well as tours to the Czech countryside and abroad. As Czech natives and licensed professionals we aim to provide the best tours in the market. Whether you come for historical sightseeing, learning about the culture, hiking in nature or a beer tour, we try to meet your needs and make your day truly unforgettable!


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Prague with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Prague. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Shiam s.

15 May 2021

Very Good knowledge

Faith F.

14 May 2021

Lots of interesting information, and the cathedral is stunning all lit up.

Di. (Minneapolis, Minnesota) B.

14 May 2021

Thank you for sharing this interesting tour! It's awesome to learn about my family heritage! Always wanted to visit this area & had a friend move over there about 30 yrs ago; He suggested I join him. It's amazing to think what it was like for my grandfather's parents in Czechoslovakia & for my friend in the Czech Republic; Prague is a beautiful city! Your topic on communism makes me appreciate what my family & country have provided for me in the USA.

Tasos K.

14 May 2021

Very interesting tour of another era. Recommended to watch for those who are interested in politics. Thank you Patrick

Liz F.

14 May 2021

VERY INFORMATIVE INTERESTING AND WELL DONE THANK YOU


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