Guided tour

Bucharest: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

4.9 / 5

24 reviews

Activity provider: Bike The City Bucharest

Bucharest: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: Bike The City Bucharest
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From US$ 15.39 per person

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Discover, interact, and learn during this multi-stop walking tour around the city of Bucharest. Follow alongside a guide to see the old court citadel, Cismigiu Gardens, Ceausescu Palace, and more.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Take in the fresh air during a calm stroll through the Cismigiu Gardens
  • Blend into local Bucharest life as you walk the city streets with a local
  • Discover the only three caravanserais (inns) that remain in Bucharest
  • Explore old town, Revolution Square, and the former financial district
  • See one of the oldest and most well-preserved monasteries in Bucharest
Full description

Enjoy a walk with a local friend during this guided tour to discover the highlights of Bucharest. Get an introduction to the city, while exploring popular sights, hidden corners, and historic squares. Make your way from the old city center to the iconic Palace of Parliament.

Starting in the old city center, begin by visiting the oldest witnesses of Bucharest’s birth and development: Old Princely Court, Manuc's Inn, and Stravopoleos Church.

Then, visit the most famous boulevard of Bucharest, Calea Victoriei, with its one-of-a-kind architecture and grandiose buildings like the National Military Circle, Telephone Palace, the Royal Palace of Bucharest, the Romanian Atheneum, and more.

Take a break from the city sights and get the opportunity to relax and cool down into the lush Cismigiu Gardens, where you’ll also find Bucharest City Hall at the end. The Cismigiu Gardens is the oldest park in Bucharest.

Pass into the 20th century and the Communist era by seeing the grandiose Ceausescu's Palace and Union Boulevard, which was designed to be longer and wider than Champs Elysee. End your visit at the Palace of the Parliament, the second largest and the heaviest building in the world.

Includes
  • Walking tour
  • Local guide
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide right next to the I'velo Urban bike-sharing station.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 24 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
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  • Value for money
    4.9/5

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It was a great tour with Alex. Very informative and in relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Alex is great guide and answers all your extra questions. It's nice to see how he loves the job he's doing. I had a really good time. It's definitely worth the money and I recommend it to every visitor. Bucharest left a very positive impression on me. Book this tour, tip your guide and enjoy. You will have a great time.

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August 10, 2022

Very informative tour of Bucharest - you will be amazed! Our guide was able to tell a lot about the buildings and their history. But thanks to the small setting, we were also able to have good conversations about people's normal lives. We would have done the tour again. Thanks very much!

July 26, 2022

A wonderful tour of Bucharest's old town and nearby highlights. Alex was a great tour leader, full of useful facts about the history of Romania and how that shaped the country of today. Outside the tour, Alex had great communication with us and was very flexible in the tour organisation. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting Bucharest.

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May 21, 2022

Product ID: 410553