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Communist Walking Tour in Sofia

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Communist Walking Tour in Sofia

  • Tour DurationTour duration: 3h
  • Tour TimeUpcoming departures:
    • 24.05.2019: 11:00
    • 27.05.2019: 11:00
    • 31.05.2019: 11:00

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  • Suitable for families, young and seniors Suitable for families, young and seniors

Why you should go

Bulgaria was a part of the community of socialist countries: Czechoslovakia, Romania, Hungary, Poland, GDR, Cuba, Mongolia, Albania and also allied republics of the ex - federations of the USSR and Yugoslavia. As a part of the new communist ideology in the country from 1947 since 1989, Sofia unfolds a massive socialist construction and the Government complex in the style of the Stalinist Empire in the city center is a good example of this. On this tour, you will have a chance to see all the bits and pieces of coummunist Sofia.

Highlights

  • Visit National Palace of Culture
  • See mausoleum, a complex of the Soviet army, Central universal shop, the monument of the creator of the computer John Atanasov, Architecture complex
  • Meet the chef of Todor Zhivkov ( Prime Minister of Bulgaria 7.07.1971 – 17 .11.1989) in a restaurant

What shall I see

The new ideology is reflected in all spheres of culture, especially in the art. A numerous monuments in honor of founders if the Bulgarian Communistic movement in Soviet army. Now many of the monuments are located in open air museums. Architecture and park of the complex in honor of Soviet Army is untouched and it is a favorite place for rest for the citizens of capital. To square of the National Palace of Culture – one of the symbols of socialism of Bulgaria, in 1997 was made a complex “Memorial” in honor of more than seven thousands fighters against the communist system. It consist of a fragment of the Berlin Wall, a monument and a chapel. You can see how it looks like a policeman, a fireman and the awards and state symbols for this period. Other interesting exhibits are a lie detector, breathing apparatus, weapons and documents which you will see in the museum. You will have the opportunity to meet the chef of Todor Zhivkov ( Prime Minister of Bulgaria 7.07.1971 – 17 .11.1989) in a restaurant, to try what kind of food was during the communism, and believe me everything is cheap and tasty. You will see a small part of the former mausoleum, a complex of the Soviet army, Central universal shop, the monument of the creator of the computer John Atanasov, Architecture complex and National Palace of Culture.

Price includes

  • Live Guide
  • 3 hour walking tour

Price excludes

  • Food and drinks

Meeting point

NDK (National Palace of Culture), Sofia
1463 Sofia Bulgaria
Meeting time:  11:00

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