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  2. Bucharest
  3. House of Ceauşescu

Bucharest: Communism City Tour & Nicolae Ceaușescu's House

Product ID: 339941
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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
Duration: 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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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
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to Parliament Palace
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

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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EASTERN EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE

Product ID: 339941