Private Tour: Story Of Communism In Bucharest

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    08:00am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Pick-up from your Bucharest Hotel lobby
  • Return Details :
    Drop-off to your Bucharest Hotel lobby
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Learn more about dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, communism victims and 1989 Revolution. Visitthe military base where the Ceausescu couple was executed, Revolution Square and Ceausescu's greatest creation - 'The House of the People'.A fascinating tour about communism victims, about the Dictator Nicolae Ceausescu's life and impact on Romania's history.You will be tracing the communist dictator's steps, seeing places where the Ceausescu couple had stayed to the place where they escaped before being captured and executed on Christmas Eve in 1989.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

Itinerary: Bucharest - Targoviste Military Base - Bucharest: Parliament Palace - Revolution Square -Communist Era Neighborhoods

Military Base in Targoviste: Leave Bucharest and drive for 1.5 hours to reach Targoviste- a small town located in south-eastern Romania. The town became famous due the fact that here, the communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife Elena, were executed in 1989. Former military barracks where the dictatorand his wife, were shot after a very short trial, were turned into a unique museum and open for the public.

Return to Bucharestand take a tour inside the Palace of the Parliament:the second largest building in the world after the Pentagon. The Palace was designed and nearly completed by the Ceausescu regime as the seat of political and administrative power. Nicolae Ceausescu named it the House of the Republic, but many Romanians call it the People's House.

Revolution Square: where you will see the former communist offices of Ceausescu and the site where the 1989 Revolution started in Bucharest, the memorial plaque with all the names of the people that died fighting for freedom and monument in their memory.

Communist Neighborhoods:Get out of the town center and drive through the neighborhoods to see the communist era apartment buildings and get a glimpse of old socialist Bucharest.

Inclusions

  • - Hotel pick-up & drop-off, - Transportation by comfortable air-conditioned car / minibus, - English-speaking guide, - Assistance during the entire trip

Exclusions

  • - Entrance & photo fees- Lunch

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

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