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The Ashes of Communism - Bucharest Private Tour provided by Unveil Romania

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Overview
Benefit from the undivided attention of your guide during a private tour that delves deeper into the Communist history of Romania than other traditional tours. Exploring with a private guide means that you’ll enjoy the freedom to ask questions and tailor your itinerary, as well as receive tailored recommendations to last the rest of your trip.
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  • 1
    Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Roman)
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Revolution Square (Piata Revolutiei)
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 3
    University's Square
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 4
    Old Town
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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Highlights
  • Cover more sights in less time on a history tour
  • Learn about the impact of Communism first-hand from a local guide
  • Get tailored recommendations and undivided attention from a private guide
  • A great introduction for history buffs
Important Information
Duration
3–4 hours
Inclusions
  • Private tour
  • Professional licensed guide
  • Free Hotel pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
  • Refreshments
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved (up to 3 Km in total)
  • Slow paced tour with several stops for rest/refreshments
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Rebecca wrote a review Dec 2019
Prague, Czech Republic1 contribution
We enjoyed our tour immensely. It was the perfect kick off to our 9 day E European River Cruise on the Danube. Thanks Mihal for such an informative tour. Great job.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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WhereIsAlyssa wrote a review Nov 2019
Santiago, Chile200 contributions57 helpful votes
Myself and a group of 5 others hired Mihai for a private Communism tour. Mihai was great, not only with his knowledge but also in keeping us entertained and with his detailed and patient answers to our questions. Our group spanned about 3 generations and I know we all learned
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Roger A wrote a review Oct 2019
Eagan8 contributions3 helpful votes
We came to Bucharest two days ago knowing virtually nothing about the city. After taking the Ashes of Communism walking tour, we have a good understanding of how the city evolved, the conditions that existed before the Revolution in 1989, and how life in the city exists now.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Mihai V, Manager at The Ashes of Communism - Bucharest Private Tour
Responded 24 Oct 2019
Thank you Roger for your appreciation - I'm happy that you enjoyed our private walking tour designed around the communist theme. Most of all, I'm happy that you now have some nice memories from Bucharest!
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Belle_abroad27 wrote a review Aug 2019
Tuscaloosa, Alabama16 contributions
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This was our first and our favorite tour while in Romania!! Emma was incredibly knowledgeable on Romanian history, not just Romanian communism!! She answered all our questions and told us a great skybar to go too! Lots of information and picked us up at our hotel which was
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from Mihai V, Manager at The Ashes of Communism - Bucharest Private Tour
Responded 24 Oct 2019
Thank you for the kind words - I'm happy you enjoyed our Ashes of Communism private tour! Also, thank you for your appreciation for Emma - she really is a great guide and a lovely person!
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Denny M wrote a review Jun 2019
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My wife and I had the pleasure of a private walking tour with Andra for the Ashes of Communism in Bucharest. To hear first hand accounts from Andra of the ordeal her family went through during the Communist leadership was heartbreaking. Andra was also so knowledgeable on the
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OsamaAlawadhi
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Excellent tour! Great guide!
Did a great day trip to Peles Palace, Bran Castle and Brasov. Mihai explained everything very well, knew many amazi
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molvy
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Nice and quite open museum with many examples of houses from old Romania villages and city houses Wasn't too inter
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teddys2016
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Annual Girls Trip
This private tour was arranged for us my our travel agent, JayWay. We were so pleasantly surprise by Mihai Vatasel
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Sandy C
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Amazing Guide! Fantastic Tour!
The highlight of our trip to Bucharest was a day trip to Transylvania with Mihai from Unveil Romania. We visited Pe
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HRP70
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Wine tasting in Bucharest
This is an outstanding tour at a reasonable price. Our guide, Mihai, was very knowledgeable about the wines and the
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MelodytheTraveler
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Exceptional Bucharest Tour
We had limited time in this interesting city and were so pleased with our guide Michael (Mihai Vataselu) sharing hi
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Welshmod
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Brilliant 'Taste of Tranyslvania'
Visited late September 2018 but just found that my original review wasn't listed on the Viator site I booked it thr
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tan_yk89
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Thank you Mihai!
Booked a Bucharest city tour as well as Peles, Bran Castle & Brasov tour with Mihai. Really funny but very knowle
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terrifictrish09
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WE STARTED BUCHAREST WITH A BANG!!!
What a most Fantastic trip!!!!! And we had the BEST guide ever. WE have just returned home to Adelaide . We still
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comiles
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Fascinating
I booked this tour for myself and a friend as a sideline to our trip to Bucharest as we were attending the Summerwe
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Michael R
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Transylvania
Michael did a far better job than we expected. What a tremendous young man a great value and a wonderful day in rom
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472marianneh
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Well displayed buildings
The Village Museum is on shores of Lake Herástráu. It has over 300 dwellings windmills churches from every region o
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Stephen F
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Emma is amazing
The tour was great but Emma our tour guide made it that much better! She was so knowledgeable and friendly. If it w
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Philippaf654
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Amazing guide and tour
We had Emma as our guide. She was extremely knowledgeable about her country as well as the village museum. The wine
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Xan S
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Lovely Day!
Emma was our tour guide and she was fantastic! Full of knowledge, walked at our speed (never sped past exhibits we
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3–4 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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