Communist Walking Tour of Sofia

Find out what it was like on the eastern side of the Iron Curtain by joining our Communist tour. A 45-year-long period compressed in about 3-3.5 hours, including factors that led to it and its aftermath. The main goal is to present this controversial period of history in an objective and informative way.

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3 hours 30 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    • Professional guide
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Sofia Court House, bul.Vitosha 2, Sofia 1000 Bulgaria

    The first stop of the Sofia Communist Tour.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: 365 Association Sofia Tours, Corner of Alabin Str. and 2 Vitosha Blvd., Sofia 1000 Bulgaria

    The Palace of Justice in Sofia is the starting point of the Sofia Communist Tour.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Ancient Orthodox Church Saint Parascheva - the Old "St. Petka", Tsar Kaloyan 9, 1000 Sofia Center Additional entrance from Saborna street, Sofia Bulgaria

    A hidden church. Religion during the Communist period.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Presidency Building, 2 Dondukov Blvd, Sofia 1000 Bulgaria

    The arrival of the Soviet Army in Bulgaria.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Former Bulgarian Communist Party Headquarters, Sofia Bulgaria

    The Largo Complex in the heart of Sofia. Story of the Red Star and Statue of Lenin.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: City Garden, Next to Alexadar 1 Square, Sofia 1000 Bulgaria

    The story of the Mausoleum

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: National Art Gallery, 19 Fevralya St., 1 St Alexander Nevski Sqr, Sofia 1000 Bulgaria

    The building of the Former Royal Palace during the early communist days.

    Stop At: Soviet Army Monument, in a park near Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd, Sofia Bulgaria

    Sofia's most controversial monument and graffiti art. Early uprisings against the communist regime.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: National Palace of Culture Congress Centre, bul.Bulgaria 1, Sofia 1404 Bulgaria

    Sofia's biggest communist landmark and a famous cultural hub.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Berlin Wall, 1, Bulgaria Square, Sofia 1463 Bulgaria

    Final stop of the tour. The story of how it all ended.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Sofia Court House, bul. "Vitosha" 2, 1000 Old City Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Departure Time :
    4:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    National Palace of Culture, Национален дворец на културата, бул. „България“, 1463 Ndk, Sofia, Bulgaria
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by 365 LTD

Activity ID: V-14199P2

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