Bucharest Itinerary 2 Days

Things to See in Bucharest in 2 days

If you are looking for the best things to see in Bucharest in 2 days, these are the attractions you must include in your Bucharest itinerary for 2 days. Explore further to plan a perfect trip of 2 days in Bucharest.

This Plan is Good for You if You Are:

  • Visiting Bucharest for the first time and have 2 days in hand
  • Looking for places to visit in 2 days in Bucharest
  • Staying in Bucharest and wondering how to spend 2 days in Bucharest with family and kids
  • Backpacker planning to spend 48 hours in Bucharest
  • Want to create Bucharest itinerary on your own
  • Planning weekend vacation of 2 days in Bucharest

Recommended Itineraries for Spending 2 Days

Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Bucharest

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Bucharest. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Bucharest as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Bucharest.

2 Days in Bucharest - Perfect Weekend Guide

An ever flourishing and developing city- Bucharest comes on top of the must visit places’ list because of the vibrant architecture and culture of the city. The vivid architecture is a mix of medieval, Communist-era and modern style buildings. Despite of being a victim of communism, Bucharest has managed to revive its antiquity and modernity. It has an International culture and is not just centered around the Romanian culture. To visit Bucharest is like being present at two instances on the same time- the past and the past future. Here is an elaborate Bucharest itinerary 2 days-

How to spend 2 days in Bucharest?

Day 1

Morning

Kick start your visit to Bucharest with the Palace of Parliament. It is the largest legislative building in the world after Pentagon. This megastructure is a result of Ceausescu’s attempt to prove how rich and wealthy Romania is and also a byproduct of the leadership of a 28-year-old female architect. The palace is anything but thrifty and is an epitome of luxury and lavishness.

Afternoon

Head to the old town in the afternoon where you can spend almost the entire day. The Stauropoleos Monastery is contrived of the Roman Renaissance architecture with stone-carved decors and frescoes painted on the walls. You can experience the largest collection of music books in Romania at the Stauropoleos Monastery. Have lunch at fine eateries in the nearby shopping street called Lipscani .

Evening

Lipscani being located in the heart of old town, you can head to the nearby nightclubs and interact with the locals as well as many foreigners. Your 2 days in Bucharest won’t be complete if you don’t visit this town and experience the story it narrates about Bucharest’s rich history.

Day 2

Morning

Start your morning with a visit to the Contreceni Palace which happens to be the official residence of President of Romania. It also harbors the National Controceni Museum. The magnificent premises of this palace satiate the diligent culture-addict within you. The museum exhibits various rooms with different architectural styles which is a totally different experience.

Afternoon

Head to the largest park in Bucharest- Herastrau park to beat the afternoon heat. It is a beautiful urban park with an adventure playground, aquarium and boating as well. It also has a variety of restaurants to have a quiescent lunch amidst lush greenery. You can also visit the nearby Elisabeth Palace afterward.

Evening

The perfect way to end your 48 hours in Bucharest is to visit the open-air ethnographic museum situated in the Herastrau park itself. This museum flaunts the Romanian village life and hundreds of peasant farms and homes. It is a perfect muse for understanding the human existence in that era.

This Bucharest itinerary 2 days helps you explore the majestic city of Bucharest to the fullest.

Tours and Activities in Bucharest for 2 Days

Booking tours and tickets for popular attractions saves a lot of your time spent in a queue. Below are some of the tours and tickets recommended for 2 days in Bucharest

Best Hotels in Bucharest for 2 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Bucharest itinerary 2 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

With limited time in hand, explore our travel ideas for 1 day in Bucharest. During a short day trip you may visit the important attractions in Bucharest.

With More Days in Hand

With more than 2 days in hand, you can comfortably spend more time at famous attractions in Bucharest. Plan lunch or dinner at the best restaurants, enjoy night-outs, indulge in adventure activites. Explore 3 days and 4 days trip ideas for Bucharest.

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