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 hours, including factors that led to it and its aftermath. Our main goal is to present this controversial period of history in an objective and informative way.
During the approximately 3-hour-long walking Communist Tour you will learn about the 45-year-long communist period of Bulgaria in an objective and informative way.
The Sofia Communist Tour is currently paused due to the coronavirus pandemic. All tours are cancelled. We’ll be back on Dec 24th
The 365: Communist Tour welcomes its guests as follows: Every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 4pm
Online bookings and payments are currently unavailable. You can join this tour without reservation and pay on the spot. Our guides will be waiting for you every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 4pm in fron of the Palace of Justice in Sofia.
The tour includes the main landmarks of communist history in the city of Sofia: former headquarters of the Bulgarian Communist Party, secret police investigation facility, destroyed mausoleum, monument of the Soviet army, National Palace of Culture, among others. During the 3-hour-long walking tour you will learn about the theory of communism, what Marxism-Leninism is, the history of communism in Bulgaria, the pros and cons of the period and the relation between the communist government and religion, industry, economy, culture and everyday life of the people.
Tour datesEvery Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Tour start time4:00 PM
Tour duration3 - 3.5 hours
Tour start locationPalace of Justice Sofia
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