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Tour of Communism

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In this 3-hour walking tour of Communism, with English-speaking guide, you'll learn about the major landmarks and events in the Communist history of Bucharest, the violent beginnings of the Communist regime, the nationalization and forced demolition...more
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Hours Today: 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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Aleea Dealul Mitropoliei | Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral, Bucharest 7000, Romania
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I did this tour today with Claudia. I recommend it to anyone who is interested in the political history during and after communism in Romania. We learnt about and saw some amazing locations and their stories. We did it the day after we arrived in...More

Thank Ruby19681
Reviewed 3 days ago

Love our guide, Claudia, not only attentive to our questions, we also had good sharing about old days and the post-communist life in Romania

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a fascinating insight into the tragic era of communist and dictatorship in Romania and specifically Bucharest. Marius (our tour guide) gives this history a compelling story complete with exquisite details of the period. As an urban planner, it is even more interesting, as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour gave me a new perspective on the history of Romania and daily life in Bucharest. Claudia was very informative and pleasant to be around. It was a lot of fun and I would highly recommend it to anyone visiting Bucharest.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank James D
mariuszah, Owner at Tour of Communism, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thanks for joining the Communist tour, and for your kind words. All the best, Marius & Claudia

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to this tour but left a bit disappointed. Our guide Claudia was a nice girl and obviously very intelligent but we found the tour a bit heavy going. We realise that communism isn't the lightest of subjects but the guide...More

Thank garyj696
mariuszah, Owner at Tour of Communism, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gary, Thank you for your honest feedback. We encourage all our guides to share personal stories and experiences as much as possible, so as to give visitors a real feel of life under Communism. I am sorry you were left disappointed -- perhaps there...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been on the Communism & Jewish tours a few times with our visitors and this new tour did not disappoint. A quick history from the past few centuries brought us up to the "Little Paris" era. We walked different streets as the architecture...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank meileenstewart6
mariuszah, Owner at Tour of Communism, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Eileen, Thank you for joining our tour -- How Bucharest became the Little Paris -- and for your kind review. All the best, Marius

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Claudia was fantastic, she is clearly very passionate about history, and has an encyclopedic knowledge of Bucharest and its communist past. I recommend you do this tour close to the start of your visit to the city, especially if you've never been here before, as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ellen R
mariuszah, Owner at Tour of Communism, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great tour and really interesting to hear all stories from Marius After this tour you understand the city 100 times better!

Date of experience: November 2018
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mariuszah, Owner at Tour of Communism, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We took the tour with Marius, he was an excellent guide. We learned everything we needed to know about the history of communism in this city, while being able to walk around and see the remains and landmarks of an era that shaped the lives...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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mariuszah, Owner at Tour of Communism, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 November 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed the Little Paris tour! It was a great introduction to Bucharest and Romania. Marius was a great guide, perfect English, very knowledgeable and friendly. In 3 hours we learned so many interesting facts about the country and people. Lovely day!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jennifer K
mariuszah, Owner at Tour of Communism, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jennifer, Thank you for joining our tour -- How Bucharest became the Little Paris -- and for your kind words. All the best, Marius

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pambd
22 March 2018|
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Response from mariuszah | Property representative |
Hi, The tour is not full. We don't normally run the tour on Wednesdays. For you, we can make an exception, but it will have to be more expensive, since it's a custom date: $27/person. Please let me know if that is fine for... More
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