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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$21.87
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 (136)
1 - 5 of 126 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
I learned SO much and gained a true appreciation for Bucharest!

Must-do for your visit to Bucharest and this tour was the best part of my visit. I felt like I was living Bucharest's history and watching it unfold in front of my eyes, and I understood the city so much more after the tour. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mayu I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great introduction to Bucharest

I did this tour today with Claudia. I recommend it to anyone who is interested in the political history during and after communism in Romania. We learnt about and saw some amazing locations and their stories. We did it the day after we arrived in...More

Thank Ruby19681
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fully enjoyed

Love our guide, Claudia, not only attentive to our questions, we also had good sharing about old days and the post-communist life in Romania

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lorettay450
Reviewed 1 week ago
Essential tour to understand Bucharest's communist past

This is a fascinating insight into the tragic era of communist and dictatorship in Romania and specifically Bucharest. Marius (our tour guide) gives this history a compelling story complete with exquisite details of the period. As an urban planner, it is even more interesting, as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KlausvanSlyke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Terrific tour

This tour gave me a new perspective on the history of Romania and daily life in Bucharest. Claudia was very informative and pleasant to be around. It was a lot of fun and I would highly recommend it to anyone visiting Bucharest.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank James D
mariuszah, Owner at Tour of Communism, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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12 October 2018|
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Response from CTPhillie | Reviewed this property |
Book online at through Viator or directly hrough the vendor. Meeting time & place on your e-voucher
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22 August 2018|
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We booked the day of the tour without a problem.
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20 August 2018|
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We met the guide outside the cathedral. It was very easy to find
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