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Private Walking Tour of Communist Bucharest

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  • 7 hr

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.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Piata Universitatii

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.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Revolution Square (Piata Revolutiei)

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.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Romanian Athenaeum (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.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ceausescu Mansion

The former residence of communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: 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.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Constitution Square

The heart of the communist civic center.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Antim Monastery

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

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Mihai Voda Monastery

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

Duration: 20 minutes