Guided tour

Bucharest Small Group Communist Tour

Bucharest Small Group Communist Tour

Activity provider: Authentic Romania Travel

From US$ 81.50 per person

Bucharest history is marked by the short but important Communist era. From the moment you step into the city, the numerous Communist blocks watch you from everywhere while the imposing Parliament Palace thrones over the city.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pick-up from your hotel 10-20 minutes prior to the tour start.

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about Communist architecture in Bucharest
  • Visit all the main sights from Bucharest's Communist era
  • Look into Ceausescu's Private Villa
  • Visit the Parliament Palace in Bucharest
Full description
Although the Communist era did not preside over the city for a long time (about 40 years), it definitely left deep marks in the history of the place and in the souls and minds of the people living there. This trip follows the most remarkable tourist attractions and cultural heritage sites in the center of the city. Together, you will learn about Bucharest’s Communist architecture and history, about the influence Communism had over its people and about notorious Ceausescu and his wife and everything they did to the city during their reign.  The tour starts in the morning at your hotel and includes the following itinerary: - Free Press House and Free Press Square - Ceausescu Private Villa in Primaverii district, opened this year to visitors - The Memorial of Rebirth   - Statue of Iuliu Maniu and Cornelui Coposu   - The Former Communist Party Central Committee   - University Square, Intercontinental Hotel and National Theatre   - Dambovita River and Manuc's Inn   - Unirii Square and Unirii Shopping Building - Boulevard of Socialist Victory   - Unirii Fountains   - Constitution square   - Palace of Parliament Entrance to Parliamnet Palace and Ceausesc Private Villa are optional but strongly recommended since both are symbols of the Communist era in Bucharest.  The tour ends with a drop-off at your hotel.
Includes
  • Licensed English-speaking guide
  • Car or minivan with air-conditioning, according to group size
  • Guided tours at all sights included
  • Entrance fees and photo fees
  • Meals
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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July 2, 2019

The most important thing in the fast run

Very nice, dedicated guide who explains the most important things well and factually.

September 23, 2019

Our guide, Andrei Coca, was outstanding. Great English, lots of interesting information, good jokes and anecdotes.

March 8, 2020

Product ID: 67188