Best Walking Tour of Bucharest's City Center - 2.5 hours

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One that would like to spend some hours in Bucharest, guided by a local inhabitant, will find in this half day tour a perfect way to gain basic knowledge about the capital of Romania.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Roman)

The Romanian Athaeneum, the symbol of modern Romania is an important attraction of Bucharest with a fantastic architecture, that remembers french style.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Palatul Regal/Royal Palace

Our accredited guide will show you the palace and will tell its fascinating story linked to the monarchy and the Kings of Romania: Carol I, Ferdinand I, Carol II, Michael I.

Stop At: Biblioteca Centrala Universitara

The guide will show you this amazing building erected by Carol I, the first romanian King. In front of the building you will see the Carol's equestrian statue.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Memorialul Renasterii

This obelisque also named 'The potato' is made after the Revolution from december 1989. This is an important stop, as you will hear from the guide the story about the last days of the communism in Romania. You find yourself exactly in the Revolution Square, where many Young people fought against the regime. Two of the most important personalities captured and tortured by the communists remained in the memory of the population by having their statues in this large square.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Biserica Kretzulescu

Here you have the opportunity to observe the byzantine architecture, as 90% of the romanians are Christian orthodox and live în the eastern spirituality.

Pass By: Victoriei Street

The most famous Boulevard in Bucharest

Stop At: University Palace

Headquarter of the some famous romanian universities, you will also see here the Kilometer 0 of democracy, a symbol of the revolution from '89. The tour continues by starting a stroll in the Old Town.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Biserica Sf. Nicolae

Erected by the russia community in the early XX.

Pass By: Old Town

The heart of the capital

Stop At: Stavropoleos Monastery

Small and "coquet" , this jewelry is a symbol of the byzantine arhitecture and spirituality. You can make an idea how the painted monasteries from Bucovina look like.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At:

Called "White Princess of the Old Town" , this church has a very interesting history.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Muzeul Curtea Veche

The Old Princely Court Museum (Curtea Veche) houses the oldest historical testimonies of Bucharest, dating from the 13th century, where Wallachian rulers had resided beginning with the 14th century. Vlad the Impaler ruled Wallachia from here a period.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche

The guide will present the importance of this church în the history of Romania and you will be amazed by the atmosphere and the beauty from inside.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Manuc's Inn (Hanul lui Manuc)

The oldest inn and restaurant in town tells the story of the rich and cunning boyar that shocked the entire russian and otoman empires. Reccomended restaurant to book and have lunch.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Palace of Parliament

View from distance, from Unirii Square. Optional stop, depending on your time and desire to continue the tour.

Stop At:

Optional stop, depending on your time and desire to continue the tour. On the hill next to Unirii Square, you have the possibility to enter in a sacred place full of beautifull paintings and decorations.

Duration: 10 minutes
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