"The Little Paris" - Two hours by foot discovering the pearls of the capital's city center

Price: From 7 EUR/person

Duration: 2 – 2.5 hours

Why choose this: One that would like to spend some hours in Bucharest, guided by a local inhabitant, will find in this half day tour a perfect way to gain basic knowledge about the capital of Romania.

The offer includes: English Speaking Guide

The tour that we took in Bucharest was very reasonably priced. I was surprised that it was just for the two of us: my husband and myself. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. We exchanged contact details at the end of the tour, as I intend to be in touch with him for the next time I visit...

 

The experience includes:

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off, if requested (only if it's centrally located);
  • English Speaking Guide;
  • Visit of Romanian Atheneum (if open);
  • Tips regarding the local food + restaurants and other touristic spots;
  • Entrances in the churches / monasteries: St. Anton, Stravropoleos Monastery, St. Demeter Church.

What is not included:

  • Other expenses, lunch.

Itinerary and attractions: 

Meeting point: In front of Romanian Atheneum, outside the garden or in front of Hanul lui Manuc Restaurant or in front of your hotel. Check this with the guide or the tour agent.

After the meeting with the guide, walking on Calea Victoriei Street, one of the most interesting areas in the capital. You will observe a mix of architectural elements, new stores and hotels for tourists. First of all, The Romanian Athaeneum, the symbol of modern Romania is a cultural center of Bucharest. Here, in the Revolution Square, you will see the Royal Palace, erected by first romanian King Carol I, Central Universitary Library, the Central Commitee, the headquarter of the ex-communist party and the Monument of Rebirth.

The tour continues on Calea Victoriei  with the view of the Military Circle building, Capitol and Capsa Hotels, Odeon Theatre, CEC Bank, Romanian History Museum and the statue of Trajan with "Lupa Capitolina", symbol of Romanian origins. 

The guide will guide you through the Old City Center, visiting the Stavropoleos Monastery, characterized by its unique style of architecture specific to 17th-18th century. You will hear the story of the settlement and will be able to discover some testimonies of the comunist destructions, watching a lapidarium and of course, accompanied by the beautiful voice of the nuns who are living in the middle of the city center in this monastery. Then the tour continues with the visit of the Royal Court of Vlad the Impaler (Draculea)  which hospites the ruins of Wallachia’s old Royal Palace, constructed and enlarged by Vlad the Impaler.

The tour finishes at  Hanul lui Manuc (Manuc’s Inn), the oldest inn from Bucharest that belonged to a rich armenian prince, considered a spy during the Russian and Turkish occupation from 1812. The hotel-restaurant building is the last one having the architecture of caravanserai style in Europe.

At the end of the tour, one can choose what to discover next: a lunch or dinner (or just a drink) in a local restaurant, buying some traditional stuff or souvenirs from a shop or just a stroll in the city.

We are waiting you for a city tour by foot in Bucharest! 

 

Prices:

10 EUR/person, minimum 4 persons.
For more than 10 persons, special prices!  

For personalized offer , send us an email at contact@socatour.ro and we will give you a special offer and price within 12-24 hours. 

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