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Karl Marx The Walking Tour

Criterion Theatre Piccadilly, London W1J 9HT, England
+44 7722 523629
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The time passed very quickly. Heiko is an expert who put the information across in a very... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
John G
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Amusing and Informative History of Marx

A thoroughly enjoyable walk around Soho, learning amazing stories that are never recorded by... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Alex S
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Karl Marx lived and worked in London. His ideas inspired protests, strikes, rebellions, revolutions, terrorism, warfare, struggles for freedom, democracy and liberty, and regimes of tyrannical repression. Marx’s story combines comedy, tragedy, love, hate, hope and despair. This sets the backdrop to an intellectual expedition to unravel the mysteries of history, politics, economics and philosophy. We walk you through the life and ideas of Karl Marx. Sundays 11am Piccadilly Circus in front of Criterion Theatre.
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Criterion Theatre Piccadilly, London W1J 9HT, England
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

The time passed very quickly. Heiko is an expert who put the information across in a very accessible way. We didn't get as far as the British Museum, but I'm not convinced we were ever meant to get there - and I don't really mind.

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 April 2017

A thoroughly enjoyable walk around Soho, learning amazing stories that are never recorded by bourgeois historians. The guide was very amusing and had excellent knowledge of all things Marx. A hidden gem of a tour :)

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 27 March 2017

A leisurely stroll around Soho absorbing the rich historical legacy of Karl Marx and profound impact he's had on our world. Heiki Khoo is a first rate guide (and scholar) who brings tremendous details to life and has a charming way of weaving in interesting...More

Thank Urban_ArtsyExplorer
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Not only will you receive a simple introduction to Marxist theory, you will also get an insight into the history of industrialized London (and Europe) and a good laugh.

Thank derin2017
Reviewed 16 June 2016

It is a great tour, do not miss it if you like history. Even if you never read Marx at all it is still very interesting to get to know so many different important spots in London (around Soho mainly, that I never knew existed)...More

Thank Betina d
Reviewed 10 April 2016

This tour with Heiki Khoo was inspirational. His knowledge, passion for the subject and wonderful sense of humour brought Karl Marx's work and ideas to life. I particularly liked the depth of information that Heiki brought to this tour explaining highly complex concepts and ideas...More

Thank aaulton
Reviewed 23 March 2016

I spent my last day in London going on this tour and I don't regret it at all! I thought the tour was really informative, even though I have read a lot of Marxist theory before. The tour was fun, interesting and gave a good...More

Thank Shifte M
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I had the pleasure to take part in the Karl Marx walking tour last Sunday (13 March) and, while my expectations were amply met, I still think that there is some room for improvement. Here are my impressions: • the walk is very well structured...More

Thank Alessandro D
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We were bought this tour as a Christmas present via groupon by our now grown up children. They thought it would be our kind of thing and they were right. We were treated by our guide, Heiko, to a brilliant exposition and explanation of the...More

Thank No-Fang-Fee
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Our tour guide Heiko demonstrated a deep knowledge, understanding and passion for the subject of Karl Marx and his life and work. He told jokes and even sang 'The Internationale' which brought applause from onlookers across the street. He even managed to briefly bring in...More

Thank Daniel K
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Can you tell me the route that the tour takes.?
29 July 2016|
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Response from hkberlin | Property representative |
We start in Piccadilly walk around Soho and end up, usually, in the British museum. Each guide takes a slightly different route.
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