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Communism Tour of Bucharest

From US$22.50
Highlights
  • Learn about the history of Communism from your guide
  • Explore neighborhoods that were important during the Communist era
  • View interesting architecture in a variety of styles
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Communism Tour of Bucharest
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Communism Tour of Bucharest
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Overview

The buildings of a city can unlock its history, if you know where to look. On this 3-hour walking tour, a guide will take you through the streets of Bucharest and explain how the architecture relates to the Communist era. As you walk, learn about Communism in Romania and how it changed the shape of the city.

What to Expect

Meet your guide in central Bucharest for a 3-hour walking tour through the city’s Communist history. As you stroll through Bucharest’s streets, learn about the architectural styles and how different regimes influenced the look of the city.

Visit neighborhoods untouched by the Communist style and explore the remains of the Uranus neighborhood. Understand how the city looked during the Communist era and learn about the violent end of Romanian Communism in 1989. Your guide will explain the history of Communism as you walk the city.

The tour include a short break at a cafe, where you can purchase snacks at your own expense.

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1 - 5 of 85 reviews

Reviewed yesterday
Very interesting and highly recommended tour

We spent the afternoon with Claudia and were very much impressed by her knowledge of Rumanian history and politics. It was a small group and we learnt a lot. Certainly not the mainstream tour but if you are open to dive a bit deeper, this...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 3 days ago
Interesting 3hr communism tour

If you want to get slightly out of the typical tourist-track while learning some more about Nicolae Ceaușescu - spend a few hours with this group. Very knowledgeable & attentive guide, interesting and spectacular (esp the parliament building) spots. Recommended

Thank kehovda
Reviewed 5 days ago
A day of living history

We met our guide in a place that communism wante to destroy .... the churches but our history of communism started there. Our guide was very passionate and knowledgeable. He had a degree in Political science and spoke excellent English and was able to answer...More

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Fantastic small group informative tour

Claudia gave us a great afternoon. There were only 3 visitors and this gave us opportunity to chat to her and ask any questions we wanted. She is a historian and well informed about the city its history pre, during and post communism. Her walk...More

Thank Charlotte T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
A must in Bucharest

Our guide Marius took us on an extremely interesting tour of the sites and history of communism in Romania and Bucharest from its inception to it's fall. It was fascinating to hear from someone who as a child lived through the latter stages of Ceaşescu's...More

Thank Peter A
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