Private Walking Tour of Communist Bucharest

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From $87.31

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 7 hours

Departs: Bucharest, Bucharest

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Book a private and complete 7 hours tour of communist Bucharest. You will get to know the whole history of the Communist Party, from its illegal days to its violent seizing of power, its main leaders, the critical decisions and their consequences while visiting the key landmarks the regime left behind.

This is mainly a walking tour.

What's Included

Hotel pickup for groups of maximum 3 people

Professional guide

Transport by private vehicle on some parts of the itinerary

What's Not Included

All Fees and Taxes

Food and drinks

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 80

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

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

University's Square
Next to the Revolution Square, this is the other memorial space of the violent events that led to the fall of communism in Romania in December 1989.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piaka Revolukiei
The Revolution Square is not only the place of the violent Romanian Revolution from December 1989, but also the space where two distinct parts of the country's history clash: the royal past and the communist dictatorship.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ateneul Roman
This 19th-century monument is one of the must-see attractions of Bucharest. A testimony of the Romanian love for classical music, the Atheneum is a splendid historical monument featuring an impressive 75 meters fresco in the concert hall.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Ceausescu Mansion
The former residence of communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Palace of Parliament
Locally known as the House of the People, the Palace of the Parliament is the most famous landmark of Romania’s communist period and the second largest administrative building in the world.

The construction is truly monumental with more than 1,000 rooms with hand-made decorations from the finest and most expensive materials, including 1 million cubic meters of marble and 3,5 tonnes of crystal.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Piaka Constitukiei
The heart of the communist civic center.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Manastirea Antim
One of the churches saved from communist demolitions after being moved from its original location.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mihai Voda Monastery
One of the churches saved from communist demolitions after being moved from its original location.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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