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Being that, this guide provides a list of the top 10 most visited and remarkable places to visit in Bucharest. So, let’s get it started!

Top 10 places to visit in Bucharest: The Old Town

Top 10 places to visit in Bucharest

The Old Town is a popular destination for party men, offering an epic night out.

“A Night to Remember” might be called the piece of Bucharest that never sleeps. And that is promised. “Refill” the wallet, call your friends, and let the party mode on! The night is yours. But what else has this place to offer? You can find Bucharest’s Old Town by going to the Lipscani area. Some streets in Bucharest are filled with pubs and clubs, while other ones give a glimpse of the city’s past.

Manuc’s Inn

Manuc’s Inn is one of the iconic buildings and the city’s oldest functioning inn. Standing in its expansive courtyard, you’ll be flanked by rows of restored balconies that yet have an antique appearance. The inn is undoubtedly a good location to sample traditional Romanian cuisine in an authentic setting.

Other popular activities here include walking around and admiring the emblematic architecture of the surroundings. Then you could stop and “taste a piece of history” at “The Old Courtyard Museum” which will elude the relationship between Bucharest and …Vlad The Impaler.

The Parliament Palace

Top 10 places to visit in Bucharest

If looking for some piece of history, The Parliament Palace might be one of the places you’ve been looking for. A huge building, dating since the communism era, whose construction was ordered by Nicolae Ceaușescu himself, is a very important and yet fascinating place in Bucharest. So, if you decide to visit this magnificent building, put some comfy shoes on, you’ll have to work those legs a little!

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It was formerly known as the “Republic House” and then “People’s House”, but it was never built for the people. It is the most iconic building from the Communist era and was built to hold the ministries, Communist party offices, or the residences of high-ranking officials.

Including around 3,000 rooms spread across 330.000 square meters, currently, a section of the building houses the National Museum of Modern Art and the offices of the Romanian Parliament, the “titanic building” promises to astonish you.

Therme – Bucharest

Even if it may seem unexpected at first, going to a beach with real yellow sand and palm trees is achievable in Romania, and the stunning place is located to the north of Bucharest. Therefore, you should choose your swimsuit and plan an outstanding outing at the time of the year.

In time, one of Bucharest’s top 10 attractions is the Sands of Therme, Europe’s largest urban beach and indoor wellness center. Above all, the spa complex in Romania features a large botanical garden, 10 thermally heated pools, and 16 water slides.

So, what do you say, won’t you escape the “speedy Bucharest” to go for a swim?

Dimitrie Gusti Village Museum

So, Bucharest’s top 10 attractions include a unique museum that offers a chance to pause time. Despite urban chaos, village peace can be found, where traditions overshadow modern styles and time slows down. At this point, the “Village Museum” offers an authentic Romanian village experience. Above all, it is showcasing architecture and folklore from various ancient provinces.

In the meantime, you can explore steep-roofed peasant houses, thatched barns, log cottages, and historic churches. So, experience centuries-old tools like watermills and oil presses. For example, taste traditional Romanian cheese, sausages, and wine, and uncover the lives of Romanian grandparents.

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Football Museum In Bucharest

At this point, Bucharest proudly hosts Eastern Europe’s first Football Museum, featuring eight levels of engaging experiences, including knowledge, fun, and competition. All in all, the “Romanian football lesson” will make you shout out loud: “Scored goaaaaal”!

 Romanian Athenaeum

Top 10 places to visit in Bucharest

In the same way, the Romanian Athenaeum, on Calea Victoriei, is Bucharest’s premier concert venue and a historical monument of European heritage. Being that, give this building a try and ask a local about the slogan behind success, ” 1 Leu, for the Atheneum”!

Bucharest green oasis

Despite the air quality, Bucharest features Europe’s oldest and largest parks, such as Herastrau and Cismigiu Gardens Park. In this case, you can experience the beauty of Bucharest’s parks like Carol, Izvor, or Titan by wearing comfortable shoes and taking a ride. For that reason, the speaker recommends a visit to the Bucharest Botanical Garden, which boasts around 10,000 unique plant species spanning 17 hectares. So, put your shoes on, and go for some recreation right in the middle of the city!

Cărturești Carousel

Being that, book enthusiasts should visit Cărturești Carousel in Bucharest, with over 10,000 books, 5,000 albums, and DVDs spread across six floors. Therefore, don’t forget your glasses!

Romanian language courses from 15 €/hour. Cursuri de limba romana de la 15 €/ ora.

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