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Tickets for Ceauşescu Mansion: Guided Tour

Explore the notorious villa where Romania's executed communist dictator lived

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Duration: 45min
Live guide: English
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Admission to the Ceauşescu Mansion
Guided tour in English
  • Explore the opulent former home of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceauşescu, with an English-language guided tour
  • See the outrageous levels of luxury enjoyed by the Ceauşescus while their country went hungry under austerity measures
  • From the lavish lobby where Richard Nixon dined to the in-house cinema and pool, this tour will give you an intimate encounter with the scene of some of Romania's most dramatic historical events

When anti-communist revolutionaries stormed the House of Ceauşescu in 1989, they were shocked by the opulence they found. While they went cold and hungry under the austere policies of Nicolae and Elena Ceaușescu, the country's leaders lived like royalty.

Much of the villa's contents were pillaged by protesters, but what remains is a reminder of these tumultuous events. Visiting the Ceauşescu Mansion is one of the best things to do in Bucharest for an arresting fix of cultural history.

This guided visit in English will take you on a tour of communism's breaking point in Romania, as an expert guide paints a picture of the dramatic events that led to the Ceauşescus fleeing the villa just two hours before it was stormed and ransacked by angry revolutionaries.

Explore the luxurious bedrooms, halls, gardens, bathrooms, cinema, and even the mosaic-adorned swimming pool, and discover why no politician has ever lived here since!

  • Show your smartphone voucher to the guide at Bulevardul Primaverii 50, and collect your paper ticket
  • The tour starts at 16:45. Please make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the starting time
  • The staff member will be holding a big sign with Ceausescu Villa tour

As of October 4, visitors will need the Green Pass, proving the valid full vaccination status (Pfizer, Moderna , Astra-Zeneca or Johnson).

Ceauşescu Mansion
Bulevardul Primăverii 50, 014192, Bucharest
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