Are you interested in the Communist history of Bucharest? Communist tour of Bucharest show you how was Romania like under the totalitarian regime of Nicolae Ceausescu? Bucharest communist tour is a brief study of modeern Romania history, in particular, the communist era.
COMMUNIST TOUR OF BUCHAREST – 5 hrs
Start your tour through Communist Bucharest with a visit to Revolution Square, site of the most important events in Romania history. Visit The Revolution Square, the starting point of the demonstrations that led to the fall of the dictatorship of Nicole Ceausescu. See the balcony where the dictator Ceausescu gave his famous last speech before fleeing by helicopter. Find out the complete story about the Romanian Revolution from your Romanian local guide.
Our next stop will be at University Square, a site closely related to the dramatic events of the 1989 Revolution in Bucharest – see the Revolution Memorial.
One of the most interesting visit will be House of the People or Palace of Parliament, including the presidential balcony where Ceausescu intended to hold his public speeches, or to watch the ceremonies dedicated to himself.
Your tour winds down at Casa Scanteii (“House of the Spark”, presently the House of Free Press), a Stalinist era symbol standing among the most interesting edifices in Bucharest, the only one bearing the “Hammer and Sickle” and other communist insignia.
Get to know how a former Communist dictator and his family lived. Ceausescu Mansion was recently opened to the public in 2018, displaying the extravagant lifestyle of the former Romanian dictator’s family. You will visit the private apartments of the family members, the cinema hall and wine cellar, SPA area and the indoor pool, the winter garden and even a collection of their clothes. The tour of Spring Palace comprises approximately 50 rooms, most of them having opulent decorations.
The communist tour of Bucharest continue towards Balta Alba-Titan district, a communist era residential district established in the 1960s in the eastern suburbs of the city. Built around a lake and a park, this was the largest urban development in Bucharest, conceived to provide homes with modern facilities for 450,000 people. The district was meant to embody the “communist paradise”, a showcase of a “bright future”.
In March 2016 a new museum was open in Bucharest. This is the Summer Palace, la residence of Ceausescu`s family. Find out about the habits, daily schedule, hobbies of the last dictator of Europe.
Bucharest is the capital and biggest city of Romania, with about 2 million people and plenty of great features that make it a charming tourist destination. Going back to the beginning of the 19th century, the Bucharest attractions combine interesting cultural sites with pleasant natural locations. From insightful museums to beautiful historical monuments, from the immense Parliament House tot the countless pubs of the Historical Centre and from the vibrant nightlife to beautiful parks and gardens, there are many things to see and do in a Bucharest sightseeing tour.
0 € for children under 3
0 € / child 3-12
Transport by car/minibus fuel, parking fees, included
English speaking guide/driver
Meals (aprox. 10 Euro/person/meal).
Entrance fees: Village museum 2.5 Euro
Video and photo fees.
GENERAL INFORMATION & TERMS:
We kindly request our guests to be ready 10 minutes before departure
We grant 30% discount for children below the age 7
All tours are escorted by English speaking licensed guides.
For guided tours in other languages a booking should be made 72h before departure. Extra fee for tours in other languages:25 EUR/per/tour.
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