Red Patrol Bucharest of the Contrasts Tour with Dacia

Cultural & Theme Tours in Bucharest

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Visit 3 different Bucharest neighborhoods: of the bourgeoisie, of the average people, and of the poor. - Cotroceni neighborhood, the amazing residential villa quarter of Bucharest where the XIXth century and present bourgeoisie live. Discover the Cotroceni Presidential Pallace, the Military Academy Building, the Botanical Garden or villas like the one used by the Royal Cook before 1940's or the villa where the daughter of Nicolae Ceausescu lived.- Drumul Taberei neighborhood, where normal people live, the quarter that started to form from the city limit to the center from the XIX century. Discover the peasant market hall, the huge communist blocks of flats, or the Orthodox churches of the average Romanians.- Ferentari neighborhood, the quarter known as the "city Machala", the worst famed place in the whole city, with high poverty and entire streets of ghetto style buildings. Photographic, colored and safe area.
A memorable ride on the central streets of Bucharest with a fully restored Dacia 1310 car from the 80's. You'll get unique photos with an iconic car for Romanians. What to expect: • We meet at your accommodation place. • We present you the Dacia 1300/ 1310 car • A ride to Cotroceni area, villa presentation. • A ride to the Military Academy, the Botanical Garden, the Cotroceni Palace (the Romanian Presidency), the former HQ of the Communist Party Academy. Stops in different places for photos and stories. • A ride to Drumul Taberei to and see the new malls, the apartment building from the Stalinist period and the ones built by Nicolae Ceaușescu together with the peasant market and the neighborhood churches. Stops for photos and stories. • The tour includes important city landmarks as Cotroceni Palace, Drumul Taberei, Ferentari, Mahalla • A ride to Ferentari, known as the “city machalla” (ghetto).Stop along the way to make photos. • A ride to your hotel back • You will receive a Red Patrol tour gift.  

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Bucharest
  • Professional local guide (& driver) in your car
  • If you want to drive the Dacia please book the Red Patrol Communist Tour
  • Transport in a guided circuit in Bucharest
  • 3 person/ car if more than 3 person, we make a convoy of 2 or 3 cars
  • Snacks and water in the car
  • Tour personalized gift

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks other than those offered in the car
  • Any personal shopping