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Communism Tour of Bucharest

  • 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
Communism Tour of Bucharest
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Communism Tour of Bucharest

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 (120)
1 - 5 of 112 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Fascinating tour

I was in Bucharest for business and stayed on for extra day and decided to sign up to the tour to get to see the city and learn about its Communist history. Claudia was an excellent guide and talked about the subject with passion and...More

Thank Ray A
Reviewed yesterday
Great tour!

My friends and I did the tour this Sunday and the only thing we can say is that it was excellent! My friends are Spanish and they sometimes struggle with the English language, so I wasn't sure how much they would understand. Needless to say,...More

Thank Anna F
Reviewed 1 week ago
the best city tour ever - riveting

I often find tours boring, but Marius made this tour like a fascinating 3 hour movie, with a plot, stories and photographs. We were a small group and were all intrigued. The fascination history of communist Bucharest was brought to life for our small group....More

Thank Annie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
What a guide!

I can't add anymore to the already great reviews but with a small group and a very knowledgeable and passionate tour guide it made for an amazing time!

1  Thank Callum a
mariuszah, Owner at Tour of Communism, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
very knowledgeable guide

With a PhD in the history of communism, Claudia certainly knows her stuff. The buildings are there to see, but only a tour guide can explain the reason behind their delapidated state. Her photographs added a third dimension, such as Elena Ceucescu's PhD from a...More

Thank W9404DNpeterb
mariuszah, Owner at Tour of Communism, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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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
22 August 2018|
Response from anniedekomakins | Reviewed this property |
We booked the day of the tour without a problem.
Aslan A
19 August 2018|
Response from Mike P | Reviewed this property |
We met the guide outside the cathedral. It was very easy to find