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Bucharest: Life in Communism Exploration Game & Tour

Product ID: 248817
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Use your smartphone to follow clues and solve riddles to discover Bucharest's communist past. You will discover iconic places and ridiculous stories from the time when Ceausescu, the dictator, ruled over Romania.
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Duration: 1.5 hours
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Wheelchair accessible

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  • Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt
  • See the People's Palace, the 2nd-largest building in the world
  • Follow clues and find the CEC Palace, Revolution Square, and Kretzulescu Church
  • Find out how Ceausescu was deceived by another president
  • Find out real stories about the Ceausescu family and the life in communism
Full description
Romania was unfortunate enough to live in communism for 42 years, but throughout this tour you will be able to relive this ridiculousness for an hour or two. You will visit iconic places from the communist era and you will find out unbelievable stories from the so-called "Golden Age" of Romania.

You will find out how Ceausescu was deceived by another president, and also visit the place where young ladies met their pop idols in the 70s , amongst many other places with unbelievable stories. After you buy your quest, you will receive a code which grants you access to the quest in the "Questo App", which is free to download.

Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you exact directions so you won’t need a map or GPS. When you solve it and guess the answer, the secret story of that place will be unlocked. You won’t need a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to go on a city exploration adventure.
  • 24/7 customer support
  • Game in English or Romanian
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

• Go in front of the Rebirth Memorial monument • Make sure you download the Questo mobile app from GooglePlay or the Apple App Store • Create a new account inside the Questo app with your email address to begin the game

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Important information
What to bring
  • Charged Smartphone
  • Internet access
Know before you go
• The quest is available to play in English and Romanian
• This is a self-guided tour
• You can pause the game at any time and restart whenever you want from the place you left it at
• You must be at the starting point in order to begin, or else the game won’t start
• By purchasing this quest, you will receive access for up to 4 different devices
• Start whenever you want (even right now!)
• There is no person assisting you at the starting point or throughout the game (to start, you must use the app and follow the instructions you get by e-mail after the purchase)

From US$ 12 Per group up to 2

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Product ID: 248817