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The Dark Side of Bucharest

Delve in to the City's Intriguing History


Every city has a dark side and Bucharest is no exception. On this tour that delves into the city’s intriguing history, you learn all about the deepest, darkest secrets of Romania’s colourful capital. This is not your average history lesson and what you learn on this tour won’t likely be in your guidebook — so get ready to be shocked, awed, and entertained.

The Shadows and Scandals of Bucharest Highlights

  • Step back in time and discover the darker side of Bucharest’s past
  • Learn about Bucharest’s very own Jack the Ripper, who terrorised the city between 1970 and 1971
  • Visit one of the most beautiful cemeteries in Romania
  • Hear the stories and legends of the famous prostitutes who stole the hearts of many men
  • Get a better sense of the events that helped shape the Romania we know today

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, and a traditional covrig street snack.

Exclusions: Additional food and drinks, souvenirs and personal shopping, and tips/gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Meeting point: In front of the KFC Piata Romana, near Boulevard General Gheorghe Magheru 28-39, Bucuresti 010336. View on Google Maps.
  • Starting time: 3.00 PM
  • Ending point: Revolution Square.