Bucharest is not the oldest city in Romania but it boasts quite many and interesting layers of history. During this tour of Bucharest you’ll have the chance of discovering many of them. You’ll start off in the old town where you’ll get to see and understand the oldest part of the city, the secrets and the legends. Then you’ll continue with a driving tour around Bucharest, passing by the Universitate Square, the Arch of Triumph and many others. You’ll visit the Village Museum and the Parliament of Romania.
Type: private, cultural
Distance: 40km / 25mi
Accommodation: not included
Group of 2-3 persons – €52/person
Group of 4-8 persons – €40/person
This 6-hour sightseeing tour of Bucharest includes the famous Parliament Palace, the Village Museum, the Square of the Revolution and a panoramic tour of the city.
Fist stop will be done in the Revolution Square where thousands of people put an end to a 45-year long vicious regime. Get to understand the communist horrors and sufferings an entire nation had to endure. Around the Revolution Square there are many impressive buildings such as The National Art Museum, the Kretzulescu Church, the Central Library University and several others. You’ll be given explanation about each and every one. You won’t leave this area before admiring the Romanian Athenaeum, the symbol of Bucharest.
You’ll enjoy a short walking tour along the Victoria Avenue and you’ll reach the oldest part of Bucharest, today a hive of bars and restaurant. It is here you’ll see the former Princely Court, the oldest building of Bucharest kept in its original form, a traditional in dating back to 1808, stunning architecture and many others.
The tour of Bucharest continues with the famous Parliament, also known as the House of People. Built at the request of Ceausescu, the former communist leader, the building became the largest administrative construction of Europe.
* Passports are required for the entrance into the Parliament.
The Village Museum is the last stop of the day. Inaugurated in 1936, this outdoor museum boasts old traditional houses representative for the whole country. In a short period of time you’ll be able to admire different architectural styles and many other stories.
*depending on the reservation for the Parliament, the order of the tourist attractions might be changed.
End of the tour.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Transportation by modern car
- Licensed English-speaking tour guide/driver
- Entrance fees to sites included in the program