Top 30 things to see and do in Bucharest Romania

Planning a trip to Bucharest and you have no idea what to do? Here are my suggestions of things to do and see in Bucharest, the capital of Romania:

  • Palace of Parliament also called Ceausescu’s Palace – you cannot miss the second largest administrative building in the world (after Pentagon);
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  • Take a trip on Victoria’s avenue, either by bike or by hop on hop off bus;

  • Go to the most beautiful library in Bucharest at Carturesti Carusel; Besides great architecture and books, you can find best traditional gifts from Romania to take home.

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  • Take a walk and admire the historical buildings  downtown like CEC Palace;

  • visit the lovely orthodox churches like Kretuzulescu Church or Stavropoleos Monastery hidden in Bucharest Old Town;

  • Take a walk in one of Bucharest  parksCismigiu, Herastrau, Tineretului parks or the Botanical Garden are great places to visit if you’re looking for some peace and relaxation;

  • Visit a museum. Art Museum Village Museum or Antipa Museum are some of the most interesting museums in Bucharest;

  • go to a concert to Romanian Athenaeum where Enescu Festival is taking place every 2 years;

  • indulge yourself with a traditional Romanian dinner at Caru’ cu Bere Restaurant or at Hanul lui Manuc Restaurant. You must try the traditional dishes ciorba de burta, sarmale and papanasi.

Quite a lot of things to do and see in Bucharest, isn’t it? If you’re not sure how many days to spend in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, checkout my itinerary suggestion here.

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