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Join our free walking tours in Bucharest and stroll through 500 years of history from Vlad the Impaler, aka Dracula, to the “golden era” of communism, the ’89 Revolution and today’s protests.
Every day, rain or shine! Available in English, Spanish and Hebrew.

Join our free walking tours

Free walking tour

Life in Communist Bucharest

What’s it all about?

Travel back in time to the “Golden Age” of Romania and discover the rise and fall of the Romanian Communist Regime.

During this walking tour we will share with you stories of communism in Romania, pros and cons of that period, the views and ideology of the communist regime regarding religion and culture, industry, labour, economy, and the everyday life of the people.

You will learn about the 42-years-long communist period of Romania while discovering the buildings and monuments most representative for the period in this 3 hours long walking tour.

Join our Life in Communist Bucharest Free Tour to explore all this outside Bucharest city’s centre and off the beaten paths.

Days & Times

10:30 am – Friday & Saturday

6 pm – Monday & Sunday

Meeting Point

The Monument of Rebirth, Revolution Square.
Look for our distinctive orange umbrella and check map below.

Free tours do not have a set price, you can decide the amount depending on your satisfaction.
Top Highlights
  • Revolution Square ( meeting point )
  • Headquarters of the Communist Party
  • The Story of the Moving Churches
  • The Oldest Hospital in Bucharest
  • Palace of Justice
  • Stories of the Securitate
  • The dissappearing neighborhood
  • Great close up to the Palace of the Parliament
  • Constitution Square ( last stop)
Meeting Point

The Life in Communism Bucharest Free Tour starts at The Monument of Rebirth, Revolution Square. Look for our distinctive orange umbrella or outfit and check map below.

For whom?

Independent travelers or small size groups.*

* For organized groups larger than 8, please contact us prior of joining the tour for sharing our private tours policy. Otherwise, our guides have the freedom of refusing your participation.

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Morning Tour Friday & Saturday
Afternoon Tours Monday & Sunday
Please refer to our Terms & Conditions page https://bucharest.walkaboutfreetours.com/terms-conditions/

Please fill in the contact form, select the date and number of applicants.