Historical Bucharest Walking Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this timeTimes are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Romanian Athenaeum, 1, Strada Benjamin Franklin 1-3, București 030167, Romania
  • Return Details :
    Palace of Parliament, Strada Izvor 2-4, București, Romania
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Uncoverthe history of Romania's capital city on this 6-hour walking tour in Bucharest. The tour follows the most important moments and periods in the history of Bucharest so you can get the big picture of the past and present of one of Europe's most authentic capitals.

You'll discover the charm of the long-lost Belle Epoque, explore the monumental Palace of the Parliament, a key communist landmark, and many more attractions with your knowledgeable tour guide.

Maximum group size of 6 persons.


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Excellent value for money
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Comprehensive tour of the city

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Victoriei Street, Bucharest

The backbone of historical Bucharest, Victoriei Avenue crosses the Old town going north to the Atheneum and the former Royal Palace. The most beautiful monuments of the city are located on this major street and you'll see most of them during this private tour. Stops at the Atheneum, the Revolution square, Military Circle, CEC Palace, National Museum of History.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Roman), Bucharest

This 19th-century monument is one of the must-see attractions of Bucharest. A testimony of the Romanian love for classical music, the Atheneum is a splendid historical monument featuring an impressive 75 meters fresco in the concert hall.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Revolution square (Piata Revolutiei), Bucharest

The Revolution square is not only the place of the violent Romanian Revolution from December 1989, but also the space where two distinct parts of the country's history clash: the royal past and the communist dictatorship.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Piata Universitatii, Bucharest

The University Square is the central space of Bucharest where you'll discover the small 21st of December Square where many people lost their lives during the Romanian Revolution, the University Palace and historical monuments like the National Theater, Sutu Palace and Coltea hospital.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Old town, Bucharest

The oldest part of the capital where the ruins of the medieval court and major 19th and 20th-century monuments are located. Stops at the Old Court, Manuc Inn, Stavropoleos monastery, Lipscani Street, the National Bank of Romania, the Linden Inn.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Constitution square, Bucharest

The Constitution square, a large ensemble of buildings done during the last communist decade, is a must-see for history enthusiasts. The Parliament or the House of the People, the second largest administrative building in the world, occupies the central space, surrounded by communist blocks and hidden churches.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mihai Voda Monastery, Bucharest

One of the oldest monuments in Bucharest, this monastery survives only partially in its original structure after being moved, in 1985, from its original location to be saved from communist demolitions.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Palace of Parliament, Bucharest

The second largest administrative building in the world, the Parliament, or the House of the People, is the masterpiece of megalomaniac dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. A monument that compares to nothing else in the world.

A valid passport is required for access at the Parliament. The visiting schedule can suffer changes in case of important events hosted by the Parliament.

Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes


Professional guide

Small-group tour


Food and drinks

Entrance fees


Entry/Admission - Ateneul Roman

Entry/Admission - Palace of Parliament

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

This is a walking tour, approximate distance 8 km on flat terrain

Not wheelchair accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized