Buzludzha Tour from Plovdiv

Take a day tour from Plovdiv to the most bizarre building in Bulgaria! If you’re interested in dark tourism, the Buzludzha monument should be high on your list of places to visit.

You’ll take in the bleak grandeur of the mountain-top structure while your knowledgeable and fully licensed guide explains the building and its related history. The former “Monument House of the Bulgarian Communist Party” is a stunning example of futurist architecture as well as being a dark tourism hotspot…

But if you don’t think that your dark itch is going to be scratched by the monument alone, we can include the local abandoned houses, school and glass factory on your tour. All you need to do is let us know that’s what you’re into.

Day Tour to the Most Bizzare building in Bulgaria

  • We’ll collect you from the door of your accommodation in Plovdiv and return you there
  • Your guide will be a fluent English-speaker with a proper license
  • You’ll be travelling in a spacious vehicle with excellent air-conditioning
  • We don’t ask for full payment until your tour is over
  • It’s your tour, so we stop when you want and take breaks when you want!

Your Buzludzha day tour itinerary
Depart in the morning (around 9 am).
Transfer to the Buzludzha monument (approximately 2 hours).
Explore the communist monument.
Transfer back to Plovdiv (approximately 2.5-3 hours).
Drop off at your hotel (around 4-5 pm).

Total duration: 6:00-7:00 hours
Total driving distance: 210 km


– 210 EUR for 1-3 people
– 230 EUR for 4-5 people
– 290 EUR for 6-8 people
*Please send us a quote if your group is bigger than 5 people.


+ Transportation with AC vehicle, fuel, road taxes, parking fees;
+ Taxes and VAT;
+ Local English speaking tour guide/driver;
+ Pick up and drop off from/to the hotel;


Food, personal expenses, tips.

We regret to report that currently all entrances to the monument are closed. This means it is not possible to go inside. You can still see a lot from the outside, however!

We organise this tour from Plovdiv to Buzludzha throughout the year. Do bear in mind that because the monument is abandoned the road can be blocked by snow during the winter months. If this happens, your tour guide will stop the van at a safe place and you will continue walking together to the monument on foot.

Delve further into Bulgaria’s communist past

Your tour from Plovdiv to Buzludzha can be combined with a visit to some of the abandoned Communist-era buildings and factories in the area.

Please let us know if you are interested in this and we will send you more information about the programs and prices. The best time for the combined tour of Buzludzha and the abandoned buildings is from the Spring to the Autumn.

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