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Darkside Tour of Bucharest - with unbiased reviews

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2 adults
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Discover a part of Bucharest that you won’t find in any guidebook on a dark side tour of the capital. The walking excursion focuses on horrific acts committed in the 20th-century. Learn about the torture methods employed by the Communist regime, the gypsy dancer Zazara, and the Vampire of Bucharest serial killer. End the macabre tour at the Bellu Cemetery, which houses art and love stories, as well as the deceased.
  • Discover a darker side of Bucharest's history
  • Enjoy a snack and a drink at a former brothel
  • Listen to stories you won't hear on other tours
  • Take a break from traditional sightseeing
Important Information
Departure Point
KFC Leonida, Bulevardul General Gheorghe Magheru 28-30, București 010325, Romania
Return Details
Revolution Square, Piața Revoluției, București, Romania
  • Street Snack
  • 1 refreshment (summer) OR 1 hot drink (winter)
  • Local guide
  • Subway transportation
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for child aged 15 and under
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Bucharest Urban Adventures
Megan H
Really cool trip
Bogdan was my guide and it was just the two of us, so I got to ask a lot of questions to understand the history
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Bromley, United Kingdom
Dark side tour
Dark side tour - with Andra - super tour very informative, had a coffee as we wandered and found out a lot about
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Sarah M
Brilliat experience of food and history
Really enjoyed this tour. Highlights were the Markets and tasking Romainian delicacies. Tour guide Bogdan was
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Andrew F
Leura, Australia
Excellent Walk through Recent History
Irina met out group (of 3) and walked us through the back streets of old Bucharest explaining architecture,
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ginger g
Doha, Qatar
A great way to learn about the city and Dana is the BEST!
I am fortunate enough to have had a private walking tour with Dana. A very cold January day is not in high demand
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Matt M
Amazing insights to a beautiful city #Buchurest
We are a family of 2 adults, a 20,16 and 9 year old and we all loved the fantastic tour from Andra our local
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Columbia, South Carolina
Fabulous and unusual experience in Bucharest, very different from the rest.
Fabulous and unusual experience in Bucharest, very different from the rest. Yes, definitely take the free walking
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Joel T
Awesome tour
The tour and the guide Bogdan were wonderful. I learned a lot about the city, it’s architecture and it’s
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Yvert d
Tokyo, Japan
So lucky to have a super guide
Ioana was brilliant!!! She has some great stories to tell and you will be kept engaged and entertained from start
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Catarina R
Really interesting walking tour!
If you like history and typical food and also enjoou having a deeper perspective of the place you're visiting,
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Key Details
  • Bellu Cemetery, Bucharest Urban Adventures
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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