Relics of Communism in Bucharest: 2.5-Hour Walking Tour
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2.5 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Admire the stark architecture of "Socialist realism"
  • Visit the Palace of the Parliament and the buildings of the Civic Centre
  • Walk through Unirii Square find out what its walls hide
  • Hear the story of '89 Revolution in the same place where it all started
  • Discover the hidden churches that the communists wished to forget
  • Learn about everyday life under Ceausescu's rule
Enjoy a 2.5-hour guided tour of the relics of Bucharest's communism past. Learn how Communism shaped Romanian society and visit some of the most striking architectural examples of "Socialist realism," ending the tour where Ceausescu held his last speech.
What to Expect
Enjoy a fascinating 2.5-hour tour exploring the communist roots of the great city of Bucharest.

As the dominant political ideology for more than 40 years, Bucharest is full of souvenirs of its communist past. Begin the tour in Unirii Square, one of the largest squares in central Bucharest originally built during the Communist era and bisected by the massive Unirii Boulevard.

Continue the tour and explore the new districts of the "Socialist realism" built during the reign of Communism, including the Palace of the Parliament, designed as the absolute center of power, and the buildings of the Civic Centre Project.

earn the fascinating history behind these striking buildings as you visit them, and end the tour in front of the balcony where Ceausescu held his last speech.
What's Included
  • Walking tour with English-speaking guide
  • Surprise souvenir
What's Not Included
  • Transfer
Meeting Point

Unirii Square Park in front of the clock, just across the street from the big fountains in Bucharest. Please take care as our clock is not really Big Ben.

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