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Communism Tours in Bulgaria

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Absolutely Awesome...Highly Recommended!

If you have any interest in the Soviet era, this trip is an absolute must-do. I was in Sofia with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim J
Calgary, Canada
From Bulgaria with love

My wife and I took a 9-days delightful tour of Bulgaria with Beni and her sister/colleague Bettie... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vancouver, Canada
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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...more
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Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 88 478 8910
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have any interest in the Soviet era, this trip is an absolute must-do. I was in Sofia with my friend, and Beni, our tour guide, took us through a lot of the monuments from the Soviet era (and other eras!) found in Sofia....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took a 9-days delightful tour of Bulgaria with Beni and her sister/colleague Bettie. They personify the high standards of tour guide services; Yes, they know Bulgaria very well, and are kind, polite and accommodating. Our house is now packed with Bulgarian...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

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

1  Thank highway163
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

1  Thank theintz0229
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

2  Thank Martin D
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
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

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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

1  Thank Tim F
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

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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25 May 2018|
Response from Atul P | Reviewed this property |
It was (supposedly, permanently) closed when I went in Jan 2017. Local guides can tell better.
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.