Little Paris - All Highlights of Bucharest Full Day Tour

Tour ID: 1005
Tour Theme: Sightseeing Guided City Tours and Day Trips
Countries: Romania
Duration: 1 Day: 8 hours approx.
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Little Paris - Bucharest City Tour
On this full day tour of Bucharest we will visit the city's most important monuments. Pick up from your location in Bucharest and start to explore the capital of Romania.

First stop at Village Museum, lying in a specific Romanian setting, on the Herastru lake shore in Bucharest; one of the biggest and the oldest outdoors museum in Europe. Its exhibits genuine monuments including houses, pens, churches, water and wind mills, cloth mills, of great historic and artistic value - acquaint the visitors in two hours with the specific of the Romanian village. The objects inside the households - carpets, pottery, rugs, icons, furniture - Little Paris - Bucharest City Tourpoint to the originality of the folk creation, the sensibility and care for the beauty of the rural people.

Then we will take a panoramic tour of the most important sites and areas from the city such as: Triumph Arch, Victory Square, Magheru Avenue (commercial street), Royal Palace (nowadays the seat of National Art Museum - optional visit), Atheneum, Revolution Square, Calea Victoriei Avenue, Unirii Square, Parliament Palace, a "giant" built during the "golden age" of the dictatorial regime and born in the mind of a man for whom the notion of "reasonable size" did not exist. The Guiness Book of World Records lists the building in second place according to its 330,000 sq.m. surface, that is after the Pentagon building, and in third place according to its 2,550,000 c.m. volume.

Little Paris - Bucharest City TourNear to the Parliament Palace is the âœMitropolieiâ� Hill where we can visit the Mitropoliei Cathedral the seat of the Orthodox Romanian Church. Next a short walking at the Old Princely Court. The first local place of residence was built during the rule of Vlad the Impaler in the 15th century and Radu cel Frumos moved the princely residence and the Wallachain capital to Bucharest. In the 16th century Mircea Ciobanul rebuilt it completely and afterward it became the nucleus of the Bucharest, being surrounded by the houses of traders and craftsmen.

Thenn return in the Old District for a walking tour: Lipscani street, Stavropolus church, Capsa Hotel, Manuc Inn, and more.

The best way to end the day is with a dinner in a character restaurant such as: Cara cu bere or Restaurant Club Dracula.


OPTION B: 4 HOUR WALKING TOUR
- This is a perfect choice for those who have a central accommodation and want to explore the old district of Bucharest. Your guide will meet with you at your hotel and you’ll start the walking tour from there.
- We’ll start in the Old District with Lipscani street, Stavropolus church, Capsa Hotel, Manuc Inn etc. Continue with Royal Palace (nowadays the seat of National Art Museum - optional visit), Atheneum, Revolution Square, Calea Victoriei Avenue, Unirii Square, Parliament Palace, a "giant" built during the "golden age" of the dictatorial regime and born in the mind of a man for whom the notion of "reasonable size" did not exist. The Guinness Book of World Records lists the building in second place according to its 330,000 sq.m. surface, that is after the Pentagon building, and in third place according to its 2,550,000 c.m. volume.  We’ll visit the Old Princely Court. The first local place of residence was built during the rule of Vlad the Impaler in the 15th century and Radu cel Frumos moved the princely residence and the Wallachain capital to Bucharest. In the 16th century Mircea Ciobanul rebuilt it completely and afterward it became the nucleus of the Bucharest, being surrounded by the houses of traders and craftsmen.


Enjoy a full day tour of the Capital's Highlights !!





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