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Communism Tours in Bulgaria

Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 88 478 8910
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Retro Communist-Era Tour: Fun, Enlightening, Adventuresome!

Nvision Travel’s Communism Tours in Bulgaria offer an outstanding opportunity for retro Soviet-era... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
highway163
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Scotts Valley, California
Buzludzha

I would highly recommend booking a tour with nvision! I contacted them short-notice to organise a... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
theintz0229
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Experience the Communist Bulgaria, as your guide brings the old Sofia back to life. Join our tours and get to know what the everyday life under the communist regime was like. The tour will be guided by a professional tour guide. Prices depend on group size.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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+359 88 478 8910
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nvision Travel’s Communism Tours in Bulgaria offer an outstanding opportunity for retro Soviet-era exploration [recalling that Bulgaria was part of the Eastern bloc, not the USSR]. I joined one other traveler and two delightful guides, Beni & Betty (Nvision’s owner-operators) for an adventuresome road trip....More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend booking a tour with nvision! I contacted them short-notice to organise a day trip to Buzludzha. They responded very promptly, and agreed to organise a trip for me. They picked me up from my hotel in the morning, and arranged everything...More

Thank theintz0229
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you wish to hear lots of stories, see many places, and hold numerous Soviet era artifacts in your hands, then these ladies are the right pick for you! I've been to various post-communism places, and tour to Buzludzha is a must see. A missing...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Our guide beni was very informative and witty,we took the tour with Chaika car which was the fun part really enjoyed the ride and infectious energy of Beni. Thanks to her we had a good time

1  Thank Suruchi J
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

I visited Buzludzha during a rather harsh time of the year. It was snowing and we had snowstorms during the way. Beni and Betty were excellent as our guides during the trip, helping us during this bad weather, giving us a peak into the communist...More

Thank Atul P
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

In 2016, I went to Bulgaria to learn about communist history -- and I used Nvision Communism Tours. With Tsveti, I got to see much more than I expected related to the communist past. So I came back to Bulgaria for another vacation in 2017...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I'm a professional tour guide myself and I was leading a private photo tour to Bulgaria beginning of this year with a client of mine. But at the last minute my local Bulgarian guide got sick and he couldn't do the tour, so I've contacted...More

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Albena T, Owner at Communism Tours in Bulgaria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

This trip took place in January 2017. There were snow storms in Bulgaria and the institutions were advising if it wasn’t urgent, you'd rather not travel on the roads in Bulgaria. There were mountain passes that were closed, cars and trucks that were stuck on...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

The Buzludzha tour was amazing. Benny and Beti were both fluent in English, and very knowledgeable about Bulgaria and Buzludzha's history. They shared some great newspaper clippings and other documents/publications from the Communist era, and took us to an authentic Bulgarian lunch and breakfast. I...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

I really enjoy this tour and would recommend it to anyone who is travelling in Bulgaria. The two tour guides spoke perfect English and were extremely friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Both had university degrees in tourism and could answer any question we asked and life...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I can’t recommend Beni & Betty enough. I went on two tours - I did the communist tour around Sofia and then the long day trip to visit the Buzludzha. Both were really good and fascinating! Having wanted to see Buzludzha for years and having...More

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pupsie123
25 May 2018|
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Response from Albena T | Property representative |
Hi, no, we do not enter inside. We do our tours with sightseeing of Buzludzha only from outside. Since recently there is also a policeman there.
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