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2-Day Bucharest Tour

2 full day Bucharest city tour designed for travelers willing to gain a more in-depth view on the history and local culture of the capital city of Romania

House of the People Bucharest Day 1 Palace Square – University Square – The House of the People (Palace of Parliament) – The Old Town 

A good introductory tour of Bucharest, covering the most important central areas and sights of the city, including the inside visit of the House of the People (Palace of Parliament building).

  • •  Palace Square, a perfect place for a short overview of the Romanian history; see the Romanian Athenaeum, the country’s most prestigious concert hall and Bucharest’s most iconic building; Revolution Square, where you’ll be given a brief account of the 1989 anticommunist Revolution;
  • •  University Square, the heart of the present-day Bucharest and public stage of the city’s life, home to evocative monuments and representative edifices such as the University of Bucharest, the National Theater, Coltea Settlements, Sutu Palace
  • • Ceausescu’s folly House of the People, a communist era legacy today home to the Romanian Parliament (guided visit); a visitor to the House of the People confessed “I’ve been around the world, but never seen anything like this”; learn about the vast project of urban transformation of the capital city of Romania following the socialist model, launched at the behest of Ceausescu in the last years of communist regime;
  • • a walk behind the buildings of the communist Civic Center reveals the remnants of the old neighborhoods and hidden centuries old churches
  • • The Old Town – stroll around Bucharest’s Old Town, the city historical core; enjoy the history, charm and atmosphere of the cobblestone streets lined with little shops, restaurants and bars, and relax over a drink to one of the fine outdoor cafés in the area

Bellu Cemetery BucharestDay 2 Sutu Palace – The Patriarchal Cathedral – Bellu Cemetery – Primaverii Palace – Village Museum  

  • • Visit of Sutu Palace, one of Bucharest’s oldest aristocratic residences, now a little history museum of the city hosting interesting temporary exhibitions
  • • Visit of the Patriarchal Cathedral, center of the Romanian Orthodox faith and a national symbol
  • •  Visit of Bellu Cemetery, Bucharest’s oldest cemetery (mid 19th century) included among the cemeteries of cultural significance for European history – some amazing funeral monuments to see
  • • See the landmarks and monuments of the Kiseleff area (The House of Free Press -a Stalinist Era landmark, The Arc de Triomphe, Herastrau Park, Kiseleff Boulevard)
  • • Visit Primaverii Palace, former private residence of Ceausescu, the communist dictator that has been preserved unchanged since the last time Ceausescu was there
  • •  Visit the open-air Village Museum, a ‘place that concentrates Romanian tradition, civilization and spirituality’.

Tour Information

Duration 7 hours/day

Price 240 EUR (for up to 4 people)

Activity level medium physical demands – the tours are mostly walking, with transfers by car to more distant places of interest; visit of the Palace of Parliament involves climbing stairs;

What is included
– guide fee
– transportation by personal car, a 2017 Volkswagen Golf, air conditioned
– all parking fees and fuel

What is extra 
– the entry fees to objectives:
Village Museum 10 RON/person
Palace of Parliament 35 RON/person
Primaverii Palace (Ceausescu’s Palace) 45 RON/person
Athenaeum 10 RON/person
– all food & drink of your choice

Pick-up, Drop-off at your hotel or other pre-agreed location within city limits

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