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Communism Tour of Bucharest

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
From US$22.10
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.

Reviews (129)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing tour!

Claudia was fantastic, she is clearly very passionate about history, and has an encyclopedic knowledge of Bucharest and its communist past. I recommend you do this tour close to the start of your visit to the city, especially if you've never been here before, as...More

Thank Ellen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Different view of city

Great tour and really interesting to hear all stories from Marius After this tour you understand the city 100 times better!

Thank Nomad45645006978
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fascinating insight

Really great tour! If you are remotely interested in Romania's past, this is a must! Claudia, the tour guide, was extremely knowledgeable and spoke English extremely well.

Thank AlexHayesNorwich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great Walking tour on Communism!

The guide was very friendly and answered all the questions as they arised from the group. It never felt rushed or that there was something being left out. There was a break in the middle to get something to drink and sit for a bit....More

Thank Shay_Bae_K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Fascinating tour

I was in Bucharest for business and stayed on for extra day and decided to sign up to the tour to get to see the city and learn about its Communist history. Claudia was an excellent guide and talked about the subject with passion and...More

Thank Ray A
mariuszah, Owner at Tour of Communism, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ray, Thanks for joining the Communist tour, and for your kind review. All the best, Marius & Claudia

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Book online at through Viator or directly hrough the vendor. Meeting time & place on your e-voucher
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We booked the day of the tour without a problem.
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We met the guide outside the cathedral. It was very easy to find
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