The Real tour of Communism

The Real tour of Communism

The Real Tour of Communism will take you through all of the major aspects regarding the life under communist rule in Romania which lasted officially from 1948 to 1989.
The Communism era was marked by the dictator Nicolae Ceausescu who ruled Romania for most of this period (1965-1989).
We will discover the landmarks of the Communist era to understand how the city's architecture was influenced and changed for ever. But also the former locations of the Secret Police where Romanians were interrogated and tortured too.
The tour ends in the Revolution Square where Nicolae Ceausescu had his last speech on Dec 21st 1989 few days before he was executed together with his wife.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Catedrala Patriarhala, Str Dealul Mitropoliei Piata Unirii, Bucharest 040163 Romania

The Patriarchal Palace used to be the former headquarters of The Great National Assembly during the Communism period.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Palace of Parliament, Strada Izvor 2-4, Bucharest 050711 Romania

Find out the story of the second largest building in the world.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Mihai Voda Monastery, Strada Sapientei 4, Bucharest 050133 Romania

Find out how some churches from 16th and 17th were lucky to be literally moved/translated (and not demolished).

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Old Town, Bucharest Romania

In the Old Town of Bucharest there were the favorite restaurants of the Communists leadership. We will discover the story behind them.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Piaka Revolukiei, Calea Victoriei Boulevard, Bucharest Romania

The revolution against the Romanian communist party was the only bloody one in the former Iron Curtain. You'll discover the last days of Nicolae Ceausescu in power and the first days of freedom after 40+ years of communism.

Duration: 15 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"The tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress accordingly"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duração: 3 Hours
Ponto de partida: Aleea Dealul Mitropoliei, București, Romania

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • 3 hour walking tour
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Snacks - A snack that survived to present days since the Communism times.

Não Incluído

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


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