Bucharest Guides

Guide to Bucharest

An up and coming European hotspot, Bucharest is the perfect getaway for those with a smaller budget – but who still want a good time.

Romantic sights, countless museums and plenty of foodie spots, there is something for absolutely everyone in the Romanian capital.

Facts About Bucharest

Top Attractions

Palace of Parliament

The largest administrative building on the planet, you’ll be in awe at the sight of this unmistakable palace.

Palace of the Deposits and Consignments

Yes, there are more palaces. This one was built in 1900 and looks rather grand – its the headquarters of the CEC Bank.

Caru Cu Bere

This Neo-Gothic building is home to stained glass, mosaics and carved wooden panels.. as well as some really great food!

Main Districts

Culture Hotspots

National Museum of Romanian History

National museum containing exhibits on Romania’s National Treasury and Greek gold.

Templul Unirea Sfanta

Synagogue of Bucharest, with exhibits on Romanian Jewish life and culture.

National Museum of Art of Romania

Exhibitions from Medieval times to the modern day. Representations of Western, Islamic and Asian art.

Free Walking Tour

Daily at 10:30 am & 3 pm, at Vörösmarty square (at the lion fountain). Tours last 2 hours.

The story of Bucharest meets at Unirii Square Park, in front of the Clock (next to the fountains).

Little Paris or New Berlin? Meets at University Square, in front of the National Theatre, at the statues.

Trips including Bucharest