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Lonely Planet Experiences: Bucharest Communist History Tour provided by Bucharest Urban Adventures

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Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Equestrian Statue of Carol I
    Sector 1, Bucharest 030167, Romania
    Meet us by the Equestrian Statue of Carol Ist.
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  • 1
    Revolution Square (Piata Revolutiei)
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 2
    Old Town
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 3
    Patriarchal Cathedral
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Carol Park
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 5
    Bellu Cemetery
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Piața Unirii
    Piața Unirii, București, Romania
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Important Information
Departure Point
Equestrian Statue of Carol I, Sector 1, Bucharest 030167, Romania
Duration
4h
Return Details
Piața Unirii, București, Romania
Inclusions
  • Guide
  • Street Snack
  • 1 refreshment (summer) OR 1 hot drink (winter)
  • Public transport fare
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Admission tickets
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Marion O wrote a review Feb. 2020
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Had a really great time on our walking tour of Bucharest. We learned so much about the history of Romania and Bucharest. Dana was very knowledgeable and made the tour very interesting and fun. We saw off-the-beaten parts of Bucharest that we would never have seen on our own.
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Response from Doru1980, General Manager at Lonely Planet Experiences: Bucharest Communist History Tour
Responded 22 Feb. 2020
"Dear Marion, it was a pleasure to have you on the tour, thank you for your curiosity and interest in the history and culture of my country! Wish you loads of wonderful adventures ahead! Dana"
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Anita S wrote a review Dec. 2019
Seaview, United Kingdom114 contributions58 helpful votes
My husband and I were collected from our hotel by English speaking Dana and taken around the city. We were shown many of the sites of historical importance in Romania’s recent Communist past, as well as told many anecdotal stories about life here. Highly recommend the trip and
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Response from Doru1980, Guest Relations Manager at Lonely Planet Experiences: Bucharest Communist History Tour
Responded 2 Jan. 2020
"Dear Anita, thank you so much for taking the time to review the tour and for the kind feedback! Wish you loads of wonderful adventures to come! Dana"
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David068 wrote a review Nov. 2019
Mayland, United Kingdom20 contributions13 helpful votes
We booked this tour at short notice and it was absolutely brilliant. Dana is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic, friendly and speaks perfect English. She even had a pretzel for each of us when we arrived. We would recommend her tour without any hesitation, and will definitely
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Rob H wrote a review Oct. 2018
Aulnay, France2 contributions1 helpful vote
Went on the trip with Tudor and it was absolutely fantastic. He was knowledgeable, friendly and covered so many aspects of the Communist rule. We also visited many interesting locations across the city with him, that really brought it to life. Nothing was rushed, and he had time
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Date of experience: January 2018
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sharinginfo2017 wrote a review Nov. 2017
Vancouver, Canada2 contributions2 helpful votes
This tour, hosted by Tudor, who is very passionate about this time in Romanian history, was extremely informative. Living in Romanian, he has been through the communist rule of Nicolae Ceausescu, the revolution and now lives under the current government leadership. His friendly
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Date of experience: November 2017
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About the operator

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By: Bucharest Urban Adventures
202catalinc
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Definitely a must!
Awesome tour. It enables you to better see and understand your surroundings while in Bucharest by giving you a hist
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David M
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Fabulous Alternative View Into Romanian History & Culture
A thoroughly insightful and wonderful insight into Romanian history and culture. This ‘quirky’ tour was a great alt
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CaraBVA
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Great tour of architecture
The hidden gem tour was a great walking tour of the many types of architecture in Bucharest. Ionna was a wonderful
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salma_zach
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Great Tour! :)
It was a great tour, I learned a lot about the history of the city and the visit to the cementera was super cool. I
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HelenW3164
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Wonderful insights into the history and culture of Bucharest
This is the 5th walking tour I have done with Urban Adventures, and I think they are amazing. Such a great introduc
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rhyd78
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Great tour with Andra!
Expected a group tour but due to cancellations it was just me! Andra did a fantastic job of running through the his
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benjorgensen
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Recommend
Really glad we did the tour! We had a lot of fun and learned a lot about the city! Our guide Bogdan was really frie
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FleurPistache
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Very interesting tour
I booked the discovery tour with Dana and I wasn't disappointed. We went to the major historical places in Buchares
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BigLeshem
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Good tour, great guide
The tour was nice and intimate, we learned a lot about the history and culture of bucharest and romania, stuff I wo
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conformist70
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Dark side tour of Bucharest
Another excellent tour from urban adventures. Bogdan was the guide a mine of information about historic and contemp
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Alban C
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Excellent experience with our guide Dana!
The tour was very nice and our guide Dana was super cool and funny. We learned a lot about Bucarest and Romania an
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Carrie A
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Great tour!
We had a great day touring Bucarest with our awesome host Bogdan. He’s super fun and knowledgeable and taught us a
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Al G
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Great historical and architectural tour
A walking tour about 3 hours long. Alex, our guide, was an architect. His knowledge of the building types and hist
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Violet T
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Excellent insight to Romania's history!
Andra was an excellent guide and kept us engaged throughout the whole tour. This is a must if you are in Bucharest
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E4603UO
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Great tour of the history of Bucharest!
I had a fantastic time with our tour guide, Andra. In this tour she tells you all about the gritty details of Bucha
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