Bucharest: Communism City Tour & Nicolae Ceaușescu's House

Bucharest: Communism City Tour & Nicolae Ceaușescu's House

From $46.60 per person

Discover how communism ruled and changed Bucharest and the life of the Romanians. Visit the courthouse where the fall of communism started, see Parliament Palace, and explore Ceaucescu's villa to better understand how the famous dictator's family lived.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Duration 2.5 hours
Starting time 12:00 PM
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Find out about the rise and fall of Nicolae Ceaușescu and his impact upon Romania
  • Explore Romania's complex history from royalty to communism and the rough road to democracy
  • Benefit from in-depth explanations from a professional English-speaking guide
  • Stop in Revolution Square, the key point of Romania's Revolution
  • Finish your tour at Ceaușescu's house to discover more about his life
Full description
Explore recent Romanian history on this tour and find out the true face of a very intriguing character: Nicolae Ceaușescu. Get a better understanding of the communist times in Romania with a professional English-speaking guide, and learn about the rise and fall of the country's once most beloved son. Find out how Ceaușescu rose to power and turned from a loved and popular leader to the totalitarian dictator who pushed the whole country into darkness. After meeting your guide at the meeting point, make an extensive stop at Ceaușescu's former headquarters to learn about the Romanian Revolution. To understand who Ceaușescu really was, see his greatest achievement, the Parliament Palace, the heaviest and second-largest building in the world. Get the full taste of Ceaușescu's heritage with your guide's in-depth information. Once you've heard about Ceaușescu's life, your guide will speak about his downfall and eventual death. To get the full picture, drive to the heart of the city, Revolution Square. Here, you will hear about the last hours of the dictatorial couple before their time was up. Drop-off will be at the House of Ceauşescu, where you can take a tour to further explore his life.
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance to Ceaușescu's villa (Casa Ceaușescu)
  • Bottled water
  • Entrance to Parliament Palace
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must bring their own headphones
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Participants

Date

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Meeting point

Meet at the stairs in front of the Romanian Antheneum.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts
  • Please bring your passport or ID card
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Product ID: 339941