TYRANT: The absurdity of communism in Bucharest

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Play a city game and go on an informative Bucharest walking tour where you will follow clues to discover amazing places and local stories.

On this Bucharest tour, you will learn about communism and Nicolae Ceausescu while you visit iconic and hidden places preserved fro communist times.

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Places you will visit


It will take you

45-75 mins

You will walk

3420 steps

Total distance

2.6 km


  • Follow clues and find the CEC Palace, Revolution Square and Kretzulescu Church

  • Visit buildings and places that have remained unchanged since the fall of the communist regime

  • See the People's Palace, the 2nd-largest building in the world

  • Find out real stories about the Ceausescu family and the life in communism


Romania triumphantly marched through communism towards complete failure for 42 years, from 1947 to 1989, but YOU have the luck of surviving through it for only a day.

Solve the clues and you can discover some of the almost unbelievable stories from the Communist Golden Age, as you pass by illustrious places of the communist city-scene.

Are you ready to go back in time?

Game route

Starting point Revolution Square (Ceaușescu's last speech)
Piața Revoluției 1a, București 030167, Romania
Finish point Ceas Constitutiei
Piața Constituției, București, Romania
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20 Sep 2023

Andrei Preotu

15 Aug 2023

Elżbieta Lisek

21 Jul 2023

Andrei Preda

10 Jun 2023

Ruxandra Diaconu

09 Apr 2023
Good, solid stories. Challenges could’ve been a bit harder.

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