Explore Bucharest on a 5-hour tour to discover why it was once named the “Little Paris of the East." See the Parliament Building, the largest civilian building in the world, and the Village Museum, containing reconstructions of rural Romanian houses.
What to Expect
Discover Bucharest on this half-day sightseeing tour of the city, and drive down wide boulevards to city parks, admiring a mix of architectural styles along the way to discover why it was once named the “Little Paris of the East.”
The main boulevards cross the city from the Triumphal Arch (Arcul de Triumf) to the Civic Center. On Calea Victoriei, you will find imposing public buildings, such as The National History Museum and magnificent Cismigiu Park.
Go to the Palace of the Parliament on Strada Izvor to gaze in awe at the largest parliament building in the world. See the former Royal Palace, now home to the city’s National Museum of Art. Admire the domed 19th-century Athenaeum, home to the city’s George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra. Learn about the Velvet Revolution on Revolution Square, and see where the 1989 anti-communist revolt went nationwide.
Continue to the Village Museum to stroll around one of the oldest outdoor museums in Europe. Located on the shores of Herãstrãu Lake, you will see houses, churches, and water, wind, and cloth mills of historic and artistic value, and learn more about life in a Romanian village.
- Transportation by modern car
What's Not Included
- Entrance tickets for attractions (approximately LEI 30 per person)