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Communism versus Monarchy Bucharest Free Tour

  • Bucharest
  • Available in: English

About the guru BTrip Bucharest Free Tour

BTrip Bucharest Free Walking Tours shows the best places in Bucharest. Also we are telling the greatest tales on two daily free walking tours. “Monarchy vs. Communism Free Tour” and “Old Town Legends and Stories Free Tour“.

BTrip Bucharest Free Walking Tours shows the best places in Bucharest. Also we are telling the greatest tales on two daily free walking tours. “Monarchy vs. Communism Free Tour” and “Old Town Legends and Stories Free Tour“.

About the tour

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this free tour is closed in March and beginning of April. Follow us for updates on the situation. One of the best tours in Bucharest, BTrip Bucharest Free Walking Tours organizes this free tour every day in English starting from the Romanian Athenaeum building.

On this free tour you can discover interesting stories from the fascinating history of Bucharest, how under the time of the Romanian Monarchy the city progressed and modernized so much that it became known as Little Paris and how the Communist regime came to change Bucharest by brutally transforming it. You will hear stories about the greatest people who lived and left their mark on Bucharest as well as on world history.

The free tour includes stops at the important sights in the center of Bucharest, which will also reveal more about the local culture, significant architecture and vintage photos the guides will show you in large format.

This activity includes:

-The Romanian Athenaeum – first stop

-Equestrian statue of King Carol

-Telephone Palace

-Revolution Square

-Victoria Avenue

-Casa Capsa

-Military Circle

-Regina Elisabeta Boulevard

-Cismigiu Garden

-Parliament Palace – last stop

Meeting point
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How to find me: In front of the Romanian Athenaeum building's columns, on the steps, with a blue sign reading BTrip Bucharest Free Walking Tour
Tour duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

Tour schedule

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Ratings 18

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Brahim

3 months ago

Great tour, Stefania the guid was so knowledgeable and such a nice person, I really recommend this tour for Bucharest visitors, I had a complete insight about the culture and history of Romania. Thank you!

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Sol Gonzalez

3 months ago

The tour is super entertaining nd informative. The tourist guide is lovely, fun and willing to answer all the questions. Super recommended

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Man Hung

3 months ago

Bianca is really a good guide bringing a lot of history information in the tour! Her speech is easy to understand and fun to connect different places together! Really recommend this!

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Response from BTrip Bucharest Free Tour:

Thank you very much for being a part of the tour led by Bianca and for the words of appreciation! We hope you enjoyed the whole time spent in Bucharest and wish you all the best!
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Steve

4 months ago

Great tour, Bianca was a fantastic guide

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Ciprian

4 months ago

Such nice stories. There is no time to get bored, the facts and the photos will transpose you either in the Communist Romania, or the romantic times of the Monarchy. One of the best walking tours I ever did!!!

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Leslie

4 months ago

5.0 (18 Ratings) Rate this tour