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 365: Communist Tour welcomes its guests:
April – October: every day at 4 pm
November – March: every Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 4 pm
Start: Palace of Justice, Sofia
Price: 22 BGN (11€)
!!!HOLIDAY SCHEDULE!!! The Communist Tour will be running according to schedule during all winter holidays. In fact, there will be additional tours on Dec 31st and Jan 1st at 4pm. Ring in the New Year with us!
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.