Communist Era Bucharest Tour

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From $21.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Bucharest, Bucharest

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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The Days of Communism private tour of Bucharest centre concentrates on the recent history of this great city, including the Palace of Parliament and Revolution Square.

Hear my own story, of life under under Nicolae Ceausescu, how I was sworn in allegiance to the great leader and his tyrannical wife, as one of Romania's 'Pioneers', taught to load and fire an AK-74 assault rifle, (while at high school) and lived only a few miles from the heart of the uprising in Revolution Square...Free Hotel meeting is included.

What's Included

Hotel pickup and drop-off (centrally located)

Local guide

Private tour

Professional guide

What's Not Included

Food and drinks

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 65

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Palace of Parliament
Ceausescus massive parliament building looms over the centre of Bucharest.

• Admission Ticket Free

Piaka Revolukiei
Revolution Square, an important reminder of the heroic uprising of Christmas 1989.

• Admission Ticket Free

Piaka Unirii
The heart of Bucharest, built as part of the Communist planned modernisation programme, now regenerated to become a modern, bustling centre with beautiful fountains.

• Admission Ticket Free

Piaka Constitukiei
The large and popular area directly on front of the parliament buildings, great views down Unirii Boulevard and excellent photo opportunities.

• Admission Ticket Free

Palatul CEC
The CEC Bank, Bank of the people during the Communist years.

• Admission Ticket Free

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