Walking Tour of Bucharest City Center - Private Tour

Created for the traveler short on time but who does not want to miss out on the most important attractions of the city, Bucharest City Center Walking Tour helps you discover all major landmarks of Bucharest’s City Center and gives you a better understanding of the history and politics that shaped the town, all from an experienced local guide with all the inside knowledge.
-    3-hours walking tour with an experienced guide
-    Discover the Old Town (Centrul Vechi) – a local’s favorite for hanging out
-    Take a stroll on Victory Avenue (Calea Victoriei) - city’s most famous street rich in architecture and history
-    Learn more about the Communism Era in the Revolution Square
-    Get inside info from a local about the best restaurants and other interesting facts
-    Get an overview of the Palace of the Parliament (the heaviest building in the world) and find out its hidden stories

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Licensed English speaking guide
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Roman)
    What's excluded :
    • Foto/video tax;
    • Meals;
    • Travel insurance.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    Probably the best concert hall in Romania and an emblematic building in Bucharest. If available, you will visit the interior where you will be introduced to the Romanian history which is painted around the Great Hall.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Victoriei Street, Bucharest Romania

    stroll on Victory Avenue, city’s most famous street. Being the first to be paved, it attracted rich merchants and other town’s people who build impressive houses and palaces here. On our walk, you’ll find more about the most important buildings guarding the street (CEC, The Palace of the National Military Circle, Capsa House, The Athenaeum, and The Telephone Palace) and discover all the hidden passages that connect with the streets nearby.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Learn about communist influence in Bucharest and Romania in this particular place where the Romanian anti-communist revolution started in December 1989.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Palatul Regal/Royal Palace, Calea Victoriei 49-53, Bucharest Romania

    Discover the history of the Romanian Monarchy and how did they change the fate of modern Romania.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Old Town, Bucharest Romania

    Have journey back in time starting with the Princely Court from 16th Century, parts of which can still be visited, and find out why Dracula’s statue guards it. Then step inside Manuc’s Inn, the last caravanserai of South-Eastern Europe and an architectural wonder among inns in that period.

    The tour continues with exploring Lipscani Street, one of the most important commercial streets/districts of the city from the Middle Ages to the early 19th century. Debuting in a small square guarded by the Capitoline Wolf, a statue of she wolf feeding the twins Remus and Romulus, Lipscani area has many gems to offer.  We’ll make a stop at Caru cu Bere, probably the most beautiful restaurant in Bucharest, a gothic revival building with art-nouveau decorated interiors, which serves delicious traditional dishes accompanied by folklore music. Just across from it lies Stavropoleos Monastery, built in a Brâncovenesc style and having the largest collection of Byzantine music books in Romania.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    We’ll dive into politics and history and you’ll find out how communism shaped the city and Romania as a country. You’ll learn all of this from the footsteps of the impressive House of Parliament, the heaviest building in the world. For sure you heard about Ceausescu but be prepared to find out inside stories about the construction of this massive building and the dictator from a local that understands and felt all the implications of the communist era on the Romanian people.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Bucharest, Bucharest
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/1/2020 - 12/30/2020
    Monday - Sunday:08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
    1/1/2021 - 12/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please choose the tour option appropriate to your group size.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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 BookToursRomania

Activity ID: V-11058P3

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