Historical Bucharest Walking Tour

Uncover the history of Romania's capital city on this 6-hour walking tour in Bucharest. The tour follows the most important moments and periods in the history of Bucharest so you can get the big picture of the past and present of one of Europe's most authentic capitals.

You'll discover the charm of the long-lost Belle Epoque, explore the monumental Palace of the Parliament, a key communist landmark, and many more attractions with your knowledgeable tour guide.

Maximum group size of 6 persons.

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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Small-group tour
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Entrance fees
    • Transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Roman)
    • Entry/Admission - Palace of Parliament
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Victoriei Street, Bucharest Romania

    The backbone of historical Bucharest, Victoriei Avenue crosses the Old Town going north to the Atheneum and the former Royal Palace. The most beautiful monuments of the city are located on this major street and you'll see most of them during this private tour. Stops at the Atheneum, the Revolution Square, Military Circle, CEC Palace, National Museum of History.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Roman), Str. Franklin 1, Bucharest Romania

    This 19th-century monument is one of the must-see attractions of Bucharest. A testimony of the Romanian love for classical music, the Atheneum is a splendid historical monument featuring an impressive 75 meters fresco in the concert hall.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Revolution Square (Piata Revolutiei), Calea Victoriei Boulevard, Bucharest Romania

    The Revolution Square is not only the place of the violent Romanian Revolution from December 1989, but also the space where two distinct parts of the country's history clash: the royal past and the communist dictatorship.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Piata Universitatii, Bucharest Romania

    The University Square is the central space of Bucharest where you'll discover the small 21st of December Square where many people lost their lives during the Romanian Revolution, the University Palace and historical monuments like the National Theater, Sutu Palace and Coltea Hospital.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Old Town, Bucharest Romania

    The oldest part of the capital where the ruins of the medieval court and major 19th and 20th-century monuments are located. Stops at the Old Court, Manuc Inn, Stavropoleos Monastery, Lipscani Street, the National Bank of Romania, the Linden Inn.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Constitution Square, Bucharest Romania

    The Constitution Square, a large ensemble of buildings done during the last communist decade, is a must-see for history enthusiasts. The Parliament or the House of the People, the second largest administrative building in the world, occupies the central space, surrounded by communist blocks and hidden churches.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mihai Voda Monastery, Strada Sapientei 4, Bucharest 050133 Romania

    One of the oldest monuments in Bucharest, this monastery survives only partially in its original structure after being moved, in 1985, from its original location to be saved from communist demolitions.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Palace of Parliament, Strada Izvor 2-4, Bucharest 050711 Romania

    The second largest administrative building in the world, the Parliament, or the House of the People, is the masterpiece of megalomaniac dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. A monument that compares to nothing else in the world.

    A valid passport is required for access at the Parliament. The visiting schedule can suffer changes in case of important events hosted by the Parliament.

    Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Romanian Athenaeum, 1, Strada Benjamin Franklin 1-3, București 030167, Romania
    Return Detail :
    Palace of Parliament, Strada Izvor 2-4, București, Romania
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • This is a walking tour, approximate distance 8 km on flat terrain
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Uncover Romania Tours

Activity ID: V-10233P9

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