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  1. Romania
  2. Bucharest
  3. Revolution Square, Bucharest

Follow in the Footsteps of Communism in Romania

Product ID: 273752
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Explore recent Romanian history and find out the true nature of a very intriguing character: Nicolae Ceausescu.
About this activity
Duration: 7 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Pickup from accommodation.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See Parliament Palace, a grandiose project built during communist times
  • Drive by Ceausescu's Villa in the Primaverii District
  • Stop in Revolution Square
  • Visit the Military Unit in Targoviste where the dictator and his wife spent their last days
Full description
Your professional guide will give you an overview of the communist period in Romania and the rise and fall of its most beloved son. Find out how Ceausescu rose to power and turned from a loved and popular leader to the totalitarian dictator who pushed the whole country into darkness.

You will stop at the former HQ of Ceausescu, learn about the Romanian Revolution and then see the actual villa where he lived in Bucharest. Also, in order to get to know who he really was, you will visit Parliament Palace. Discover the second largest building in the world- formerly known as the People’s Palace. Take an in-depth tour together with a professional English-speaking guide from the Parliament in order to get a full sense of Ceausescu.

After you have finished learning about his life, you will hear about his downfall and eventual death. Drive north, to the old capital of Wallachia, Targoviste. Here, you will learn about the last hours of the dictatorial couple, at the very military unit where they were prosecuted and executed.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation in a private vehicle
  • Entrance fees to all the above-mentioned sites
  • Free Wi-fi onboard vehicles
  • Bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • Meals
  • Photo fees
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EASTERN EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE

Product ID: 273752