Beautiful Decay Tour

Tour information

After 50 years of Communism and 20 odd years of transition, Bucharest is never short of abandoned urban beauty.
Explore old abandoned historical buildings, learn their stories and relive the past. Explore the underground art culture of Bucharest and learn the history and aftermath of communism in Romania through direct contact. Then stop at a local “crâșma” (where people drinktheir first spirit glass at 7:00 am), for a real feel of the Wild East.

This tour includes:

English speaking local guide — Crâșma -Rooftop panoramas — Urban decay — Historical buildings — Street art/food — Post-industrial factories — Old tales — Counterculture — The cheapest beer in town

    Traveler Reviews

  • “Bucharest — an amazing treasure trove of history and culture unveiled magnificently by Anita our guide.”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 30, 2016

    We had a couple of days in Bucharest at the end of our holiday and decided to explore this wonderful city with our guide Anita. The "Communism Tour" was a remarkable insight into the recent past…

  • “The Alternative tour was definitely worth the time and money”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 11, 2016

    I only had a couple days in Bucharest. I had taken a basic city tour and was looking for something different.I emailed Interesting Times to ask if they had any tours in the afternoon today (it was…

  • “we had three tours — all of them excellent!”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 10, 2016

    We spent a couple of days in Bucharest and had three tours: — Communist History — Beautiful decay — Hidden gemsAnita was our guide for the "communist" and "hidden gems" tour. She has such a lot of…

On arrival

In front of KFC Piata Romana (Romana Square).

Things to note

Booking for this tour is recommended to reserve your space specially during high season. This helps us to guarantee you’ll receive a top quality tour!

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From 10:00 to 14:00
In front of KFC Piata Romana (Romana Square)
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