Kings and Dictators of Bucharest Free Walking Tour
Discover the battles, conquests and wars of Bucharest´s past on a tour around the most representative landmarks in the old city.
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.
Are you a history lover? Our Kings and Dictators of Bucharest Free Walking Tour will transport us back to the city´s past. Learn about the history of the Romanian monarchy and important facts regarding the dark Communist period, where dictators of political regimes spread fear in the city
An amazing route: kings, dictators, genocides and the milestones that changed the history of Bucharest
Our Spanish speaking guide, an expert in history, will provide us with an overview of the changes and transitions that made a mark on the city´s past from the first Dacian rule right up until the Communist regime. Take a stroll around the main sights on this journey back in time like Bucharest´s University Square, the National Art Museum, the Romanian Atheneum, the Military Circle and much more.
Our free tour begins in University Square where you will spot and get to know the statue of the man who managed to unite all these Romanian countries. Wander along the old town of the Romanian capital city and stop to admire Bucharest´s Revolution Square, the Cotroceni Palace and all the finest details of this “little Paris”.
Without a doubt, the protagonist on this tour is the dictator Ceausescu. This strong political Romanian power represented the head of communism in this territory. During the second term of office he even succeeded in setting up a cult of personality in response to the brutal repression that his people suffered, Nicolae Ceaucescu was overthrown. Continue your walk around the main landmarks that made a mark during the reign of this politician and learn all about his rise and fall from power.
The route continues around the Military Circle and Capsa Square, one of the oldest bakeries in the territory. There is also a visit to the Telephone Palace, the first famous skyscraper in Bucharest.
Book our Kings and Dictators of Bucharest Free Walking Tour and unravel the city´s historical and darkest side.
The Telephone Palace
Military Circle and Capsa House
The Romanian Atheneum Square
The National Art Museum
And much more!
2 hours 30 minutes
Spanish speaking guide
(May - September): 6:00 PM
(October - April): 3:30 PM
Outside guided visit
We will visit from outside all monuments and places of our tour description
The best Spanish Speaking guides of Bucharest
Food and Drinks
Transportation (walking tour)
University Square. In front of the Second Cup cafe.
How to book?
Limited tickets. Do not miss it! Choose the date on the calendar and fill in with your details to complete the booking. Immediate confirmation.
When to book?
We accept reservations up to 6 hours prior to the beginning of the activity.
Planning an activity for more than 12 people?
You may also consider booking a private tour to get your own private guide. For further information here.
Do the tours run despite bad weather conditions and public holidays?
Affirmative! Otherwise we will contact you in advance to inform you about it.
Can I modify or cancel my booking?
Are you unable to attend our tour? Let us know to reschedule your booking.