Bucharest Itinerary 2 Days
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?
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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
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Best Hotels in Bucharest for 2 Day Trip
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