Discover Budapest From Behind the Wheel of a Trabant

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Discover trabant tour budapest communist heritage from behind the wheel of an original Trabant, or “paper Jaguar”—over 3 million of these iconic cars were produced during their time in production. During the experience, travelers can learn about the car’s 2-stroke engine and unique design while exploring landmarks such as the Communist Statue Park and the Ecseri Flea Market.

Once guests have had a chance to familiarize themselves with the mechanics of the Trabant, they’re free to explore the city. Balazs and Matyas—two passionate drivers with 10 years of guiding experience—have restored their own vehicles and offer private, customizable tours for visitors interested in learning more about the commie-era cars. The two drivers can share hundreds of stories about these quirky machines, including a few that involve their own personal experiences with them.

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During the tour, passengers can visit the renowned Communist Statue Park—an outdoor museum with a collection of monumental statues of Lenin, Marx, and Engels—as well as the Ecseri flea market and typical prefabricated blocks of flats from the 1970s and 1980s. The pair can also recommend other top spots to visit during the excursion.

This is a perfect activity for those seeking to add an element of fun and adventure to their Budapest trip. Whether it’s for the Instagram pics or simply to get an authentic taste of Hungary’s communist past, this is a one-of-a-kind experience that’s sure to bring a smile to your face.