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1 The national Museum of the art
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Rank: 1 About 46

The National Museum of Art of Romania has a collection of contemporary and traditional Romanian art collect by the Royal Romanian family.There are sculptures, paintings and an international collection of works by renowned...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Calea Victoriei 49
Type: Museums


Zoo
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Rank: 3 About 46

A unique experience. In Bucharest Zoo you can find all sorts of animals from around the world. Kind'a hard to find but if you get a cab, you're all set. The cost will around 30RON if you're coming from...

Reviewed by: Jay
Address: Bucharest Zoo
Type: Parks and gardens


2 Adventure Tours
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Rank: 4 About 46

Danube is doubtless on of the most important river in Europe, and an adventure through its Delta is an adrenaline experience, especially if you decide to alternate walking,...

Reviewed by: Outdoor Holiday
Address:
Type: Tours


3 Palatul Parlamentului
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Rank: 5 About 46

The Palatul Parlamentului or in English the Palace of Parliament is one of the largest buildings in Europe on top of being the home of Romanian politics (the chamber of deputies and the Senate of Romania). For...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 44.433439,26.089264
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


4 Parcul Carol
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Rank: 6 About 46

Carol Park in central Bucharest is a fantastic place to wander at night.  It is incredibly well lit and is frequently the sight for all sorts of interesting impromptu occurrences and musical gatherings. Aside...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 44.414184,26.095594
Type: Parks and gardens


5 Parcul Cismigiu
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Rank: 7 About 46

Parcul Cismigiu is the oldest public park in Bucharest and is a wonderful place to hang out and absorb a welcome moment of peace amidst the rush of this quickly changing capital. The gardens' creation was an...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 44.437523,26.090616
Type: Parks and gardens


Private Guided Tour
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Rank: 8 About 46

Bucharest is the capital of Romania, and such as all the others European capitals, it has a particular appeal, especially if you have a private guided tour around this great...

Reviewed by: Go Romania Tours
Type: Tours


6 Sector 3
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Rank: 9 About 46

Sector 3 seems and odd name to have survived into present day use in a modern European city and perhaps in this can be seen the certain tension between the old and the new which characterises Bucharest now. With a...

Reviewed by: Johannes
Address: 44.439247,26.102772
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


7 Biserica Penticostala Filadelfia
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Rank: 10 About 46

The Biserica Penticostala Filadelfia is a church in the Romanian capital of Bucharest (or Bucaresti in Romanian). It is interesting for the tourist, travellor whether you are here for the long-term or just passing...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 44.58499,26.101684
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


8 Cartierul Evreiesc
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Rank: 11 About 46

In many ways Bucharest is a conflicted city today. Seeming caught between the old and the new in terms of Communist era architecture and city planning and modern Capitalism, a division and tension that is equally being played out...

Reviewed by: Johannes
Address: 44° 26' 14.98" N 26° 6' 40.02" E
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


9 Izvor Park
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Rank: 12 About 46

Izvor Park, is not only the most grand park in the Romanian Capital, Bucharest but it is also one of the city and the country’s premier music venues. It is to be found just south of the centre, is a vast open space surrounded...

Reviewed by: Johannes
Address: 44.432237,26.08759
Type: Parks and gardens


10 Catedrala Sf. Spiridon Nou
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Rank: 13 About 46

For many, Bucharest, Romania’s modern-day capital, is a conflicted place. The Catedrala Sf. Spiridon Nou (Saint Spyridon the New Church) is one of its most interesting cultural, religious and touristic...

Reviewed by: Johannes
Address: 44.424361,26.103255
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


11 Glamour Night
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Rank: 14 About 46

Bucharest’s nightlife has an awful lot to offer.  Clubs vary between hip-hop haunts spinning the latest sounds to the glamorous and suave big clubs where the dance floors are are...

Reviewed by: Johannes
Address: 44.433939,26.100569
Type: Nightlife


12 Gradina Icoanei
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Rank: 15 About 46

The Gradina Icoanei is a small park, located in sector 2 of Bucharest, close to the Romanian market and Magheru Boulevard.  It is a lovely little place to pass through or if you need some relief from the...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 44.443841,26.103855
Type: Parks and gardens


13 Parcul Herastrau/Parcul Floreasca
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Rank: 16 About 46

Parcul Herastrau or Parcul Floreasca, is a park in northern area of Floreasca (Secotor 1) in the Romanian capital Bucharest. It was designed in the period 1961-1963 and famously aspired to inaugurate and capture...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 44.465055,26.097869
Type: Parks and gardens


14 Tineretului
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Rank: 18 About 46

Tineretului is an area of southern Bucharest, the Romanian capital. It is remarkable and interesting for the visitor for one main reason, that being the huge and very well designed, laid out and funded Tineretului park. It’s...

Reviewed by: Johannes
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


15 Budget Night
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Rank: 19 About 46

For a party on a budget, Bucharest is a great option. Beer comes in at the paltry cost of somewhere between US$0.50-3, depending on the type of establishment.  Entrance fees are inexpensive compared to those in the West,...

Reviewed by: Johannes
Address: 44.43435,26.099553
Type: Nightlife


16 Cimitirul Ghica Tei
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Rank: 20 About 46

Cimitirul Ghica Tei is a large, old and beautiful cemetery set in the middle of the Romanian capital city, Bucharest. Is is set on a relatively large heart-shaped island surrounded on three sides by the meandering...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 44.473928,26.12865
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


17 Manastirea Plumbuita
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Rank: 21 About 46

Manastirea Plumbuita (The Monastery Plumbuita) is an Orthodox monestary in Bucharest which is at once architecturally beautiful, very old (and with what a history!) and alive, in that it is still populated by a...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 44.47272,26.135226
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Retezat Mountains Excursions
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Rank: 23 About 46

GeoRom Travel is proud to provide its guests with a new breath-taking tourist option: a wonderful excursion across the Retezat Mountains, some of the most spectacular alpine landscapes in Romania. The Retezat...

Reviewed by: GeoRom Travel
Type: Nature and sport


18 Uranus
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Rank: 25 About 46

Uranus is a planet but oddly enough its also quite a significant area of Bucharest city which is of great interest to the tourist, traveller and visitor alike. At the moment there is much fuss being made in the city of late by the...

Reviewed by: Johannes
Address: 44.423256,26.079469
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


19 Activities along the River
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Rank: 26 About 46

Situated on both sides of the Dâmbovita River, Bucharest is Romania’s largest city where old world charm merges with cosmopolitan in this land of rivers, parks and modern high rises. ...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 44.227778, 26.471111
Type: Nature and sport


20 Biserica Alba
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Rank: 27 About 46

The Biserica Alba, which translates as the White Church is a beautiful, small but enigmatic church in the Romanian capital of Bucharest.  Many Bucharest churches are among the oldest and most beautiful...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 44.442585,26.094693
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


21 Cartierul Evreiesc
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Rank: 28 About 46

Known in the past as "The Little Paris" Bucharest has changed a lot lately and today it has become a very interesting mix of old and new that has little to do with its initial reputation. Tourists...

Reviewed by: Johannes
Address: 44.844965,26.055908
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


22 ROMANIAN HISTORY NATIONAL MUSEUM
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Rank: 29 About 46

HISTORY, COLLECTIONS The idea of a National Museum dates back to the 19th century when in 1834 Mihai Ghica donated his antiques collection to the National Museum of Natural History and Antiques housed by the Sf. Sava College from Bucharest. It...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 12, Calea Victoriei
Type: Museums


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