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The Last Days of Communism - Heritage City Tour

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  • Enjoy hassle-free hotel pick-ups and drop-offs by car or minibus
  • See the Palace of the Parliament and learn the story behind it
  • Explore buildings from the communist period such as the Free Press Square and the People's House


  • Transportation by an air conditioned vehicle
  • Certified English-speaking tour guide
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off


  • Entrance fees (45 lei per person at Primaverii Palace and 40 lei per person at the Parliament Palace)

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This 4-hour guided tour of Bucharest will take you through the story of communism in the city. The itinerary of the tour depends on your hotel's location but rest assured, you will get a glimpse into the most striking remnants of Romanian communism. At Revolution Square, see the balcony where the dictator gave his last speech, as well as the 'People's House.' You will also get to see the former residence of the presidential couple.

Visit the Free Press Square, once home to all the main newspapers so that they could easily be controlled by the authorities. Marvel at the Arch of Triumph (the main stage for the military parade), and Primaverii Palace, the former residence of the dictator. Explore the famous squares - Victoriei, Union, University, Romana, and Charles de Gaulle. See the Palace of Parliament, the world’s second-largest administrative building. It was created by former dictator Nicolae Ceauşescu.

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The itinerary of the Communist Tour of Bucharest depends on your hotel’s location, but it will include:

  • Free Press Square
  • The Arch of Triumph
  • Victoriei Square
  • Calea Victoriei
  • Revolution Square (Romanian Atheneum, Revolution’s Memorial)
  • The Palace of Parliament
  • Union Square
  • University Square
  • Romana Square
  • Victoriei Square
  • Charles de Gaulle Square
  • Primaverii Palace (the former residence of the dictator)

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Infants aged 0-6yrs can go for free. Children aged 7-11yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID)

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  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly
  • Please display your mobile voucher along with a valid photo ID at the time of pick-up
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification

Hotel Transfers

  • This ticket includes hotel pickups and drop-offs
  • While booking, please provide the name of your hotel
  • If your hotel is not in the pickup zone, you will be provided with the nearest pickup location
  • On the day of your tour, please arrive at your hotel lobby 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled pickup time
  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of your hotel


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