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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

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Other buildings in Bucharest

If you wondered where is the Romanian Goverment, well, it is in the big square named "Piata Victoriei", one of the main metro hubs and a busy intersection. Just accross is the more interesting Museum...
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Useful Information

To find a post office in central Bucharest is not that easy – you should know where they are, if you intend to send a picture of the Parliament Palace to your friends. The fact that stamps are only...
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People's Palace (Parliament Palace)

The main highlight in Bucharest is the Parliament Building some years before the Cauceascu's Dictator Palace....its quite impressive but i imagined huger We took the train a little bit cahotic as well...
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Village Museum

A pic from the Village Museum. If I remember well, this interior was in one of the houses from the area close to the border with Bulgaria. I really got a kick out of this - the little table and...
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Landmarks in Bucharest

It’s easy to observe that many of the churches in Bucharest are hidden either behind or between larger modern buildings. But this is not because people lost faith or they did not care any longer about...
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Money Changer

If you arrive in Bucharest without a local currency, you can either withdraw cash at ATM machine or change foreign currency into local Romanian Leu. Inside Henri Coanda International Airport, there...
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Botanical Garden

One of the more striking things about this beautiful botanical garden is the fact that it is located right next to an industrial centre, complete with cooling towers, chimneys churning out everything...
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Romanian Athenaeum

A little more about the Romanian Athenaeum: One of the most representative building of the city, The Romanian Atheneum was built between 1886-1888 by architect A. Galleron. The money needed for the...
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Top Hotels in Municipiul Bucuresti

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Calea 13 Septembrie No. 90, 5th District, Bucharest, 050726, Romania
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4 Boulevard Nicolae Balcescu, Bucharest, 010051, Romania
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29 Calea Victoriei, Sector 1, Bucharest, 701012, Romania
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1-3 Episcopiei, Sector 1, Bucharest, 010292, Romania
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11 Smardan St, Sector 3, Bucharest, 030071, Romania
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Calea Victoriei 56, Sector 1, Bucharest, 701012, Romania
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Top Things to Do in Municipiul Bucuresti

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Parliament Palace - Casa Poporului

There are several claims about the size of this building, some say it's the second largest, some the third. It doesn't change the fact that this is a monster of a building - and surely one of the...
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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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Cismigiu Park

Cismigiu Park is a lovely park - the oldest public park in Bucharest - which was very close to our hotel for the first night. We walked there after walking the main street to see the Romanian...
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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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Village Museum

The Village Museum borders Herastrau Park, but its entrance is on Soseaua Kiseleff. You cannot enter it from the park. Entrance is 6Ron. It is open on Mon 9-5, Tues to Sun 9-7. The museum contains...
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Romanian Athenaeum

Romanian Athenaeum is a beautiful concert hall in the center of Bucharest, and a landmark of the capital city. Opened in 1888, the ornate, domed, circular building is the city's main concert hall and...
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"My town"
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