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Ultimate Guide to Bucharest, Romania

Ultimate Guide to Bucharest, Romania, Bucharest, Romania (B)

Since the day I moved to Budapest, I have been planning all kinds of trips to neighbouring countries just to experience as much as possible during my stay in central Europe. Romania was that destination that I wanted to visit for its history of the famous Dracula and, of course, Transylvania. The capital of Romania, Bucharest, was only a short stop in my initial travel plans as I thought it was quite similar to Budapest. Oh, how I was wrong… Turns out Bucharest is so much more than your average European capital city.

There are lots of things you can do while staying in Bucharest. I stayed for 4 days and I feel like there are still many places that I haven’t checked out. So here are the top things you can do and see in Bucharest!

Unlike the old towns I’ve visited in other European countries, this one is very vibrant and has a nice mix of old and new. You can stroll along the narrow streets and see such famous landmarks as Stavropoleos Monastery church, the ruins of the Old Court, CEC Palace, National Museum of Romanian History and many more. Plus, some of the streets are filled with bars, restaurants and even clubs making the whole Old Town an alive and crazy place during the nighttime. You can easily spend the whole day just discovering the hidden gems of the Old Town and tasting various dishes. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Ultimate Guide to Bucharest, Romania
Guide Location: Romania » Bucharest
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Leta Bielinytė
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.thenerdyme.com/2018/11/ultimate-guide-to-bucharest-romania.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Stavropoleos Monastery church
  • the Old Court
  • CEC Palace
  • National Museum of Romanian History
  • Bucharest Town Hall
  • Palace of the Parliament
  • Pasajul Macca – Villacrosse
  • Pasajul Englez (English passage)
  • Pasajul Victoria
  • Carol park
  • Unirii Square
  • Cărturești Carusel
  • Pura Vida Sky Bar
  • Nomad Skybar
  • Taqueria El Torrito
  • Gastronomika
  • Hop Garden
  • Intercontinental Bucuresti
  • Pura Vida Hostel

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