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Communism versus Monarchy Bucharest Free Tour

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  • Bucharest
  • Available in English
  • 2 hours and 30 minutes

About the Guru

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

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

During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our focus is to make our tours a safe place for all and implemented the following measures:

- small groups of no more than 12 people

- distance of 1.5m is maintained throughout the tour

- hydroalcohlic gel is available for use.

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

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 Schedule

  • English
    Sat, 25 Sep 17:00
  • English
    Sun, 26 Sep 17:00
  • English
    Mon, 27 Sep 17:00

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 per person, 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!

Tour opinions (42)

andreea 09/23/2021

Maria was a great and fun guide for all of us. Totally recommend tour with her.

Ute Jung 09/22/2021

Die Tour mit Maria ist unbedingt zu empfehlen: sehr informativ, unterhaltsam und gut verständlich! Ich war begeistert.

Elza 09/20/2021

Anne 09/18/2021

Very interesting tour with a very kind guru - totally recommended! We had a great tour and learned a lot about the history of Bukarest! Thank you so much!

Brian 09/17/2021

5.0(42) Ratings

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 per person, 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!

5.0(42) Ratings