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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.

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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.

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
  • See the remains of the ruined Uranus neighborhood
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Reviewed 6 days 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fascinating, in-depth walking tour

My friend and I only had one full day in Bucharest and were so glad we took this tour! We thoroughly enjoyed it. Our guide Claudia was exceedingly knowledgeable, articulate, animated, and willing to answer all our group’s questions. It’s listed as a 3 hr...More

Thank anniedekomakins
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent tour with an excellent tour guide

Our guide on the tour was Claudia who is an experienced historian specialised in the communist era of East Europe. When first visiting the website of the company, I was rather sceptical as they seemed to blame every problem Romania has on communism. Claudia though...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The guide offered a very interactive communication,based on sharing common experience about the epoque events

the hystorical infos were very well associated with the city attractions; liked the delicious surprize in front of "ex Alimentara"

Thank anamai
mariuszah, Owner at Tour of Communism, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ana, Thank you for joining the Communist tour, and for your kind review. All the best, Marius

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
More like an anti communist tour of Bucharest

One of the better value walking tours and very informative. Definitely not for admirers of Karl Marx though!

Thank mildly_curious
mariuszah, Owner at Tour of Communism, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for joining the Communist tour, and for your kind review. All the best, Marius

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We booked the day of the tour without a problem.
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We met the guide outside the cathedral. It was very easy to find
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