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Communism Tours in Bulgaria

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Experience the Communist Bulgaria, as your guide brings the old Sofia back to life. Join our tours and get to know what the everyday life under the communist regime was like. The tour will be guided by a professional tour guide. Prices depend on...more
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Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 88 478 8910
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The other reviews make clear that Beni and Tsveti (aka "Betty") are great tour guides, but the actual experience was so much better than I'd expected. Yes, they are friendly. Yes, they are knowledgeable and informative. Yes, they are flexible and accommodating. But are they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SomeGuyEnRoute
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

It was a really complete trip , very educational and fun. The starting point was at one of the oldest churches leading up to the years under communism along with its architecture and final breakdown. We also stopped and had wonderful local food. A big...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank IndiaAngelini
Reviewed 4 September 2018

If you have any interest in the Soviet era, this trip is an absolute must-do. I was in Sofia with my friend, and Beni, our tour guide, took us through a lot of the monuments from the Soviet era (and other eras!) found in Sofia....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jim J
Reviewed 3 September 2018

My wife and I took a 9-days delightful tour of Bulgaria with Beni and her sister/colleague Bettie. They personify the high standards of tour guide services; Yes, they know Bulgaria very well, and are kind, polite and accommodating. Our house is now packed with Bulgarian...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ToAbbe
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Nvision Travel’s Communism Tours in Bulgaria offer an outstanding opportunity for retro Soviet-era exploration [recalling that Bulgaria was part of the Eastern bloc, not the USSR]. I joined one other traveler and two delightful guides, Beni & Betty (Nvision’s owner-operators) for an adventuresome road trip....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank highway163
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend booking a tour with nvision! I contacted them short-notice to organise a day trip to Buzludzha. They responded very promptly, and agreed to organise a trip for me. They picked me up from my hotel in the morning, and arranged everything...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank theintz0229
Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you wish to hear lots of stories, see many places, and hold numerous Soviet era artifacts in your hands, then these ladies are the right pick for you! I've been to various post-communism places, and tour to Buzludzha is a must see. A missing...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Martin D
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Our guide beni was very informative and witty,we took the tour with Chaika car which was the fun part really enjoyed the ride and infectious energy of Beni. Thanks to her we had a good time

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank suruchij2016
Reviewed 25 December 2017

I visited Buzludzha during a rather harsh time of the year. It was snowing and we had snowstorms during the way. Beni and Betty were excellent as our guides during the trip, helping us during this bad weather, giving us a peak into the communist...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Atul P
Reviewed 25 December 2017

In 2016, I went to Bulgaria to learn about communist history -- and I used Nvision Communism Tours. With Tsveti, I got to see much more than I expected related to the communist past. So I came back to Bulgaria for another vacation in 2017...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Tim F
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25 May 2018|
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Response from Tim F | Reviewed this property |
When I was there, a hole had been cut in the concrete and people were crawling through to illegally enter the building. I have heard there is security guard there now. There is falling concrete inside and I think they... More
25 May 2018|
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Response from Albena T | Property representative |
Hi, no, we do not enter inside. We do our tours with sightseeing of Buzludzha only from outside. Since recently there is also a policeman there.