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Open Doors

University Square, next to the Statue of Mihai Viteazul, Bucharest 022376, Romania
+40 752 111 188
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Tour? What tour? Yet another no show....

We booked this tour back in April and received a confirmation of the booking. We are incredibly... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Delia A
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Windsor, UK
via mobile
Great tour with Elena

Elena guided us during the alternative tour. Great guide and a wonderful person. It was interesting... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
M B
via mobile
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The best way to discover Bucharest is by walking. Join our themed tours (Communist, Alternative, Historical) to get to know and understand the city.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“communist tour” (34 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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University Square, next to the Statue of Mihai Viteazul, Bucharest 022376, Romania
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+40 752 111 188
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"alternative tour"
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"street art"
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"communist tour"
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"great tour"
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"walking tour"
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"free tour"
in 11 reviews
"revolution square"
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"communist past"
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"tour guide"
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"great knowledge"
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"romanian history"
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"stefan"
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"tudor"
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"graffiti"
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"politics"
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"insight"
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We booked this tour back in April and received a confirmation of the booking. We are incredibly disappointed, as we were 10 minutes early at the statue opposite the University and waited until 6.15pm. We have travelled specifically for this tour and have wasted time...More

2  Thank Delia A
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Elena guided us during the alternative tour. Great guide and a wonderful person. It was interesting and fun. Thank you Elena!

1  Thank M B
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

I booked the alternative tour with Open Doors. It all looked good and I received the confirmation from them. When I turned up to do the tour, I saw the guide from the walkabout free tour (I think they are associated with Open Doors because...More

4  Thank kathrynaohalloran
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We took this tour with Livia and it was so incredibly interesting. Starting from University Square and an insight into the Roma history, we visited many areas of Bucharest: the old town, an extremely poor neighbourhood in the south of the city, a flower market...More

1  Thank Monica D
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Livia_Morega, Guide at Open Doors, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Ladies, thank you ever so much for the outstsnding review. It was a pleasure to guide you and discuss such sensitive and often controversial topics. Big hugs Livia

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We had a great time taking this unique tour. Although there are cheaper (and free) tours, we were so glad that we decided to take this one, which took us to the most interesting corners of the city. Elena was perfect: insightful, lovely and kind....More

1  Thank RoeeLiza
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Elena is a fabulous tour guide. Full of insights and deep analysis. A highly engaging tour. A must do!

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Livia was our guide during a very insightful alternative tour of Bucharest city. For me, this tour was by far the highlight of my stay in Bucharest. It made me see a side of the city which would otherwise be invisible to my "visitor's perspective"....More

Thank Doufounou A
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Elena was our lovely guide who walked us through lots of graffiti sites around the city explaining their background and answering all our curiosities. She told us about the artists, the message behind them and also about some neighbourhoods and forgotten places in the city....More

1  Thank salman640
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Great insight into the fascinating history of Bucharest with fun and knowledgeable guide. Really a must when visiting the city! Also a wonderful way to meet other travelers. Can't recommend enough!More

Thank Mostly_Amelie
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Carmen C, Owner at Open Doors, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear Amelie, Thank you so much for your review! It means a lot to us that you enjoyed your time in Bucharest with us and our guests.It is a pleasure to discover Bucharest with passionate travelers and a good vibe. Bucharest and Romania have much...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

We did a walking tour with Stefan at a very relaxed place, exactly the type of tour you need if you're looking to get more insights into a city and its past. We started by having a casual chat over coffee after which he led...More

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plamb85
12 July 2015|
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Response from stetz27 | Property representative |
Hi. The meeting point is Unirii sq. ("Piata Unirii"), at the clock, next to the fountains. You must book the tour before joining.
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