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Bucharest: The Rise and Fall of Communism Tour
"Starting in the morning this tour offers a unique perspective into the lives of the Ceausescu couple and the impact that communism had on the city of Bucharest. On the trip you will visit Ceausescu’s unmistakable legacy in the center of the city - the Pa the world’s second-largest heaviest and most expensive administrative building. In order to build this massive construction the Communist regime demolished great part of the historical center of Bucharest. We will stop in Revolution Square where the Romanian people gained their freedom back in 1989 and today is one the most beautiful and charming squares in town hosting all kinds of urban events. The trip also includes visiting the Former Military Unit of Targoviste Museum where th"""This tour offers a unique perspective into the The life and death of Nicolae Ceausescu and the impact that communism had on the city of Bucharest. The tour includes a visit to the Palace of Parliament
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Bucharest Sites and Bites with Traditional Romanian Meal
"Your Bucharest tour begins in the political centre of the city Revolution Square (formerly known as Palace Square) which has witnessed most of the important events in Romanian history. It was from here in 1989 that dictator Ceausescu made his ill-advised rallying speech to a crowd that quickly turned on him instigating the Romanian revolution. Surrounding the square are several other notable landmarks including the former Royal Palace the Athenaeum concert hall and Athenee Palace the heart of espionage and intrigue in the years between the wars. And in such a historical spot
From EUR53.00
 
Communist Era Bucharest Tour
"This specialist guided tour of Bucharest centre concentrates on the recent history of the communist regime which took hold in Romania in December 1947 and lasted until the bloody revolution of Christmas 1989.Learn about life under Nicolae Ceausescu how I was sworn in allegiance to the great leader and his tyrannical wife as one of Romania's 'Pioneers' Taught to load and fire an AK-74 assault rifle (while at high school) and lived only a few miles from the heart of the uprising in Revolution Square. See my own mementos of this era and learn about life after the revolution and how Romania has changed to become the city you see today.Places o
From EUR19.00

City Tour Buses Tips (4)

The Easiest Way To Explore The City

Although we visited Romania on a summer month, we took the tourist bus for the price of 5.50€ is really not expensive this probably the cheapest tour bus we ever had elsewhere. You can purchase a...
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shavy
Oct 27, 2016

overview of city

The city is not very large but very interesting to walk around, especially the old town. It appears that many old buildings are starting to be renovated. The open top bus tour was well worth doing it...
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popsottery
Mar 08, 2015

hop on hop off bus

orientation of the city and nice pictures.stops at1 presei / press2 muzeul stului / village museum3 piata arcul de triumf / arc triomf square4 piata victoriei square5 piata revolutiei6 cec / oldest...
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dila
Jun 29, 2013

City Tour Buses

From august 2011 Bucharest has its first Bus tour line, a hop on hop off tourist bus with 14 stops that covers the most of the attraction points.The lenght of the whole tour is 50 minutes.The price...
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codrutz
Aug 24, 2011
 
 
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Odeon Theatre

The Odeon Theatre, one of Bucharest’s leading theatre companies, was founded in 1946 as Giulesti Theatre. It moved to its current location, the Sala Majestic, in 1974. It is a repertory theatre with a...
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Orthodox Church

We discovered this beautiful church on Bdul Marasti near the Arc de Triomf. We think it is the Manistirea Casin. There was a rugby stadium nearby, too. We did not get a chance to look inside, just...
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Revolution Square - Piata Revolutiei

Today's senate building was once the building of the Central Committee of the Communist party. The first uprisings against the communist regime have started in Timisoara in mid-December...
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Old Town

As in most of the European cities, we are trying to value the oldest part of Bucharest, even if the history of the city is not as long as Rome's history. I have visited the old town less than one year...
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Herastrau Park

Bucharest's green area is a long shot away from the old town. It is a popular recreation area with the locals. The clock at the roundabout in the south has become an icon of the city, but it is only...
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Triumphal Arch - Arcul de Triumf

Bucharest's nickname is “Little Paris” and the admiration for the French capital reached its climax in the late 19th and early 20th century. It is therefore no surprise to find a copy of Paris' Arc de...
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