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Communist Flashback with Ela

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 3 reviews.Sofia, Bulgaria

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Experience hosted by Ela

2.5 hours
Includes drinks, tickets
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

I invite you to discover what it was like to be an ordinary Bulgarian during Communism.
The idea is also to present you a native point of view, not just the historical side, but human stories, including my personal ones (from friends and family). So if you have wondered what was life behind the Iron Curtain, feel free to ask me questions :)
I will take you to one regular flat(museum) that teleports you in Communist Bulgaria and we will socialize in a bar with communist style afterwards.
In addition, you can try typical Bulgarian drinks and appetizers.
I will show you some significant for the communist era buildings on our way.

Friendly company, guide explanations, authentic experience and local tastes guaranteed :)
I invite you to discover what it was like to be an ordinary Bulgarian during Communism.
The idea is also to present you a native point of view, not just the historical side, but human stories, including my personal ones (from friends and family). So if you have wondered what was life behind the Iron Curtain, feel free to ask me questions :)
I will take you to one regular flat(museum) that teleports you in Communist Bulgaria and we will…

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What's included

  • Drinks
    1 typical soft drink for communist times here at the museum.
    3 types...
  • Tickets
    Admission to the museum(the flat).
    Me explaining and informing about w...
From ₹2,609
/ person
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Meet your host, Ela

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • 3 Reviews
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Hello again :)
I am Ela and after a few months abroad, I decided to start my personal project - offering tours and administrative support for foreigners in Bulgaria. You may also know me through the other experiences I am hosting here - such as "Breakfast Like a Bulgarian" :)
As my project is developing with more partners, and my guests on the Airbnb tours are eager to find out more about communism in Bulgaria, I created the Communist Flashback tour. So come and experience what it was like to be Bulgarian in the 80s, in communist times! :)
Hablo un poco español también, venga para ver cómo era la vida de los búlgaros en el comunismo :)
Hello again :)
I am Ela and after a few months abroad, I decided to start my personal project - offering tours and administrative support for foreigners in Bulgaria. You may also know me through the other experiences I am hosting here - such as "Breakfast Like a Bulgarian" :)
As my project is developing with more partners, and my guests on the Airbnb tours are eager to find out more about communism in Bulgaria, I created the Communist Flashback tour. So come and experience what it was…
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Where you'll be

We will visit one Bulgarian apartment from the 80s, preserved, and now open as a private museum - there you will learn about Bulgarians' everyday activities, you will see how their homes were decorated and you can even play with the objects in it.
Our travel back in time will continue in a themed bar where you can not only try unique Bulgarian rakia and appetizers, but also experience the communist atmosphere.
The tour will last about 2.5 hours.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 3 reviews.

Maurizio
October 2019
I went to this tour with my dad. Very interesting and unique experience that we both enjoyed. Would recommend to anyone interesting in learning more about life during communism! Ela is knowledgeable about the subject and very nice!
Abigail
September 2019
Ela is a really lovely person, so easy to get along with and made me feel really comfortable from the start. She is super knowledgable about all things Bulgarian and I would highly recommend any of her tours!
Michael
September 2019
Incredible things happen(ed) in Bulgaria :)

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

ID Card or Passport

Cash if you would like to order something additional