Bucharest Half a Day Tour

Tour Overview

Discover Bucharest in the easiest possible way! Biking will allow you to extend the visiting perimeter and you will get a slice from each side of Bucharest: Gypsy neighborhood, communist Bucharest, Old City and other hidden uncommon attractions!

  • Old town and city birth
  • Most famous Caravanserai
  • Gipsy Neigbourhood and their heritage
  • Megalomania - Socialist Victory Boulevard
  • The impressive Unirii fountains
  • The Modern State and the first Parliament
  • The Relocated Antim's Monastery
  • The North Korea visit and Parliament Palace
  • Contrasts - the City hall
  • Cismigiu Gardens
  • Little Paris - Victory Avenue
  • Royal Palace and Romanian Monarchy
  • A Dictator's last speech - Revolution Square
  • 90's and the road to Capitalism

 

Tour Detailed Description

The tour will start in the Old City center with a story about the birth of the City and the birth of the Romanian civilization. You will visit 5 to 6 highlights that will help imagine and understand how the city grew up. After you will cross a major boulevard and you will get back into the Old City. During communist period Old City of Bucharest was decimated and split by grandiose urban projects. Today is one of the poorest areas in Bucharest and it's mostly inhabited by gypsies.

Forward you will make an incursion into the communist part of Bucharest with its monumental Parliament Palace (The People’s House). After finding out how the people were living under Ceasescu’s regime you will pass back to the 19th and 20th century Bucharest, the golden ages of its existence. You will discover a lot of places and their stories from the period when Bucharest was called Little Paris.

What’s included

  • Extremely funny and knowledgeable local guide
  • Bikes and locks
  • Helmets on demand

Duration 4 - 4.5 hours

Starts every day at 10:30

For minimum 7 person groups you can choose your starting hour

€  32 Euro/person