Bucharest Free Tour

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English, 3 hours

Bucharest Free Tour - Short Description - Available from June 2019

If you are visiting Bucharest, you need to see the Old Town beyond pubs and clubs. Our Unbelievable Team designed a special tour in the Old Town: Bucharest Free Tour. It means that you decide the price, by tipping the guide if you consider so.

Highlights

  • Find out the amazing history of medieval, French and modern Bucharest;
  • Learn about how Dracula is strongly connected with our city;
  • Visit the most beautiful church in Bucharest;
  • Uncover misteryes that remain secrets even for some of the locals;
  • Receive a surprise cookie, very loved by locals since communist times.
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Itinerary:

We will meet in Coltea Park, opposite to the famous University of Bucharest. You will find out shortly the history of Wallachia and of the city. The guide will show, using old pictures, how the University Square changed since mid 18th century. Next, we will take a short walk on Bratianu Boulevard to visit two important attractions:

– the first hospital in Bucharest and

– the Km 0 monument, found in the yard of the unique Saint George Church.

Old Town
We will leave behind the chaos of the boulevard to enter the Old Town. We pass through the Latin Passage, just to connect with the ancient Dacians and Romans, the forefathers of Romania.

From ancient history to modern one, you will next find out how communism impacted the old buildings and why some of them are still collapsing. Next stop, takes you back to medieval Wallachia. you will discover the story of the burnt prison, one of the oldest churches in town and the ruins of the Old Princely Court, strongly connected to Vlad the Impaler aka Dracula. Why was he named Dracula? Find out his surprising story from the guide.

Victory Avenue
We will continue to explore the narrow streets of the Old Town. We stop at the most beautiful church in Bucharest, the Stavropoleos Monastery, built in a specific brancovenesc style. Exiting on the Victory Avenue, you will easily understand why Bucharest was called “The Little Paris” 100 years ago. CEC Palace is a proof of the past French Bucharest.

We will reenter the Old Town through the Villacrosse-Macca Passage, a beautiful one with an amazing shape and story. We stop in front of the National Bank. you will hear stories of how medieval Bucharest was demolished in the 19th century to make room for the modern city.

University Square
Finally, we will head towards our final stop at the University Square. Before that, you find out surprising stories about the only Russian Church in town.

We will finish our tour by learning about the Romanian Revolution and other emblematic protests that took place in the area.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Meeting point: from Coltea Park (Universitate metro station), at the violin statue
  • Starting time: Everyday, at 10:30
  • Ending point: University Square
  • Language: English
  • Price: Tips Based

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