Communist Tour Of Bucharest

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  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    02:00 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Aleea Dealul Mitropoliei 19, București 030167, Romania
  • Return Details :
    Revolution Square, Piața Revoluției, București, Romania
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

In this 3-hour walking tour about communism, you'll discover the major landmarks and events of the communist period of history in Bucharest: the violent beginnings of the communist regime, the nationalization and forced demolition of thousands of houses, the Palace of the Parliament, the Ceausescu family and the anti-communist revolution of 1989.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Free snacks included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Led by a local guide

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Patriarchal cathedral, Bucharest

Discuss the violent beginning of Communism.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palatul Bragadiru, Bucharest

The magnificent Bragadiru Palace, and the abandoned Bragadiru Brewery. Contrast of the two economic systems: communism and capitalism.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palace of Parliament, Bucharest

Hear the real story behind the world's second largest administrative building.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Antim monastery, Bucharest

Explore this picturesque medieval monastery, and hear how religion was impacted by the Communist regime.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Old town, Bucharest

Discover the spectacular "Caru' cu bere" restaurant, and its role for foreign policy under Communism

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Revolution square (Piata Revolutiei), Bucharest

Discover the violent collapse of Communism, and Ceausescu's downfall.

Duration: 15 minutes

Inclusions

Professional guide

Exclusions

Food and drinks, unless specified

Gratuities

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Entry/Admission - Palace of Parliament

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Not wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers

COVID-19 vaccination required for guides

Traveler Reviews

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  • 27-Nov-2022

    We had a wonderfull time with our guide Christina, she shared with us the history view and the communist regime of Romania, the trip is interesting and christina was Wow. We recommend her all hartedly.

  • 07-Nov-2022

    We had the communist tour with John, it’s been an amazing experience. John have taken us to all the main landscaping that are related to Ceausescu’s era and his end. We could see the passion in what John does, the 3h of the tour felt very comfortable. I would defo recommend this tour. Thank you John :) Maria & Francis

  • 17-Oct-2022

    I had a great experience. Our tour Cristina was very charming and knowledgeable, and delivered facts and anecdots that really makes you understand the struggle the Romanian people have faced, and the complexity that it has created in the contemporary Romanian Society.

  • 16-Oct-2022

    Our guide was very knowledgeable, and funny! We had a great time on this tour and learned a lot about communism. Would definitely recommend this tour.

  • 10-Oct-2022

    Cristina did very well, knows a lot and shares her info very enthusiastically. The result was a very nice tour.

  • 01-Oct-2022

    Nice with a lot of info about comunist Romania. Def a to do tour if you want to understand a good historical chapter of this country.

  • 22-Aug-2022

    Fantastic tour, I live here and Cristina taught me a lot! Have taken multiple guests on this tour and all rave about it. Interesting, well done, helps you understand not only what happened but gives you a window into how some people responded. Can't recommend enough.

  • 04-Jul-2022

    This tour is a must do for anyone interested in history. Cristina did a phenomenal job explaining the context of life under communism in Romania. She answered questions extremely informatively and is a real subject matter expert. Would give more than 5 stars if I could!

  • 15-May-2022

    We were really interested in the communist history of Romania and found it very difficult to find out information about it, until we stumbled across this tour. We learned so much, our your guide (I think her name was Andrea) was super knowledgeable, happy to answer all of our questions, we had lots, gave us lots of great advice for our trip and shared some of her family's own history which made the tour very unique. This your by far exceeded my expectations and I think anyone visiting Romania should really try and fit this into their trip Great value for money, best walking tour I've ever been on, and I've done a lot!

  • 04-May-2022

    A tour that cannot be missed from a visit in Bucharest. Christina has done one of the most intriguing and incredibly-in-depth tours I've ever done in a city. Through her narration, not only you can learn about the life in Bucharest during Communism through buildings, legends and stories someone will never learn in English, but also you can see how this city has been formed to what it has become today. A chance that shall not be missed, if you ever get to Bucharest!

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