The Historic Center in Bucharest is the oldest part of the city, this is where the development of the city began from 1459. On this tour, you will discover the legend of the founding of the city, the most famous leader in Bucharest, the great fire and about the communist regime in Romania.
What is a Free Tour?
It is about a walking visit with a qualified guides for free. Once the tour is finished, you can put a price according to your level of satisfaction.
Things to do Old Town and Communism Free Tour
Discover the history of the last 500 years of the development of Bucharest.
Our free tour will show you the main places of interest in the Old Town, the Victory Avenue and the area surrounding the Palace of the Parliament.
The walk in the Old Town will start at the oldest ruins in the city - the fortifications of Dracula's Princely Court. You will also uncover what is the link between Romania and the Roman Empire as well as why Bucharest was nicknamed 'Little Paris' during the Belle Epoque period.
In the second half of the tour, we will discuss the Communism legacy while also witnessing the main buildings that were influencial during the decades following the Second World War. Find out the dramatic way in which the Communist regime ultimately ended in 1989 and how people feel about it now.
Alongside our guides, you will get a comprehensive image of the city center of Bucharest while also getting recommendations for places where to enjoy typical Romanian dishes.
Highlights to see in Old Town and Communism Free Tour
- Manuc's Inn
- The Princely Court of Dracula
- Stavropoleos Monastery
- Victoria Avenue
- Cismigiu Park
- The Palace of the Parliament
- Lipscani Street
- National Bank of Romania
Guide in Spanish
Availability and starting time
When to book?
You can reserve up to before the activity
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel the reservation, so that the guide does not wait.
Hanul lui Manuc Restaurant - in front of the entrance, near the red church
How to book?
Limited availability. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability. Choose date and fill in the required fields. Secure and protected payment. You will immediately receive your booking confirmation.
Super safe route! COVID-19 efforts
Our route takes the recommendations and key considerations of security and protection against Coronavirus.
Is the interior of the monuments visited?
Exterior and interior of most named sites
Is the tour adapted for people with reduced mobility?
Almost fully adapted
Guaranteed departures without min of travelers
Activity recommended for children?
Yes, families are welcome
Quick and easy reservation
Multilingual Customer Service
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