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BUCHAREST CENTER 100+ FREE TOUR: / TUR GRATUIT BUCURESTI CENTRU 100+:
 
Departure point: The Old Court (Dracula’s Fortress) entrance (please book) / Punct de plecare: Intrarea in Curtea Veche (Palatul Voievodal) (va rugam rezervati)
Tour language: English or Romanian. For other language please ask minimum with one day in advance / Limba: Turul se tine in limba engleza sau romana. Pentru alte limbi va rugam solicitati cu minim o zi in avans
Duration: approximately 120 – 180 minutes / Durata: aproximativ 120 – 180 minute
Type: walking tour / Tip: tur pietonal
Costs: tours are free but you can help us by promoting them / Cost: tururile sunt gratuite insa ne puteti ajuta sa le promovam
When? usually in the morning after breakfast, between 9.00 – 12.00 but also on request at other hours, depending on guides availability / Cand? de obicei dimineata dupa micul dejun, intre 9.00 – 12.00 dar de asemenea la cerere si la alte ore, in functie de disponibilitatea ghizilor.
Who can attend? Independent travellers, small size groups / Cine poate participa? Turisti individuali, grupuri mici de turisti.
Number of tourists: Minimum 1 – Maximum 20. For larger groups please specify / Numar de turisti: Minimum 1 – Maximum 20. Pentru grupuri mai mari va rugam precizati numarul.
 
WHAT WE VISIT: / CE VIZITAM:
 

Old town of Bucharest – the most beautiful part of the “Little Paris” including: old town streets, pubs and restaurants, museums, churches and monasteries, Calea Victoriei – the most famous avenue in Bucharest and several important squares of Bucharest: Unirii Square, University Square, Revolution Square and Constitution Square.
 
TOUR START (Dracula’s Fortress entrance):

 
FIRST PART – THE OLD TOWN – THE MEDIEVAL BUCHAREST:
 

1. Dracula’s Fortress and the Old Court Museum (the Medieval Palace) – the Bucharest citadel of Vlad the Impaler (famous as Dracula) (entrance tax)
2. The Church of Annunciation – the oldest church in Bucharest that preserved its initial architecture and the crowning place for the kings of Wallachia (interior visit depending on location availability)
3. Manuc’s Inn – the last and unique caravanseray in Europe (built in 1808) (interior visit depending on location availability)
4. Saint Anthony Square
5. Old Café
6. Mihai Eminescu House – the National Poet of Romania
7. Former Iordache Ionescu Restaurant
8. Former Glass Blower’s Court
9. Saint Demetrios Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
10. Post Hospital
11. The Comedy Theatre
12. Former Concordia Hotel
13. Stavropoleos Monastery – one of the most beautiful churches in Bucharest (built in 1724) with the beautiful inner court of the monastery (interior visit depending on location availability)
14. Beer Cart Restaurant
15. Zlatari Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
16. The Dacia Palace
17. Lipscani Street
18. Cărturești Carusel Bookshop
19. SERBAN VODA INN
20. National Bank Palace – the new building and the old building
21. The General Romanian Bank
22. The Former National Library, formerly Stock Exchange and Commerce Chamber Palace
23. Linden Tree Inn – one of the few inns that remained totally preserved from the old Bucharest (built in 1833)
24. Gabroveni Inn (Hagi Tudorache Inn)
25. Voaleta Store
26. The Capitoline She-Wolf Statue and Roma – Saint George Square
27. Baratia Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
28. Prince Constantin Brancoveanu Statue
29. St. George New Church – one of the most beautiful architectural places in Bucharest with the tomb of saint martyr prince Constantin Brancoveanu (interior visit depending on location availability)
30. Kilometer Zero Monument
31. Statue of Chancellor Mihail Cantacuzino
32. The Coltea Hospital
33. The Church of the Three Holy Hierarchs – Coltea Church – one of the most beautiful architectural places in Bucharest together with the Coltea Hospital (interior visit depending on location availability)
34. COLTEA TOWER (demolished in 1888)
 
SECOND PART – THE LITTLE PARIS:
 
35. The Bucharest National Theatre
36. The Intercontinental Hotel
37. The University Passage and The University Square
38. The Bucharest University
39. The Architecture Institute
40. ENEI CHURCH (demolished in 1977)
41. Saint Nicholas – One day church (interior visit depending on location availability)
42. The Senate Palace (former Headquarter of the Communist Party)
43. The Revolution Square and The Rebirth Memorial
44. THE NATION BANK
45. Paucescu House
46. King Carol the 1st statue
47. The Central Universitary Library “Carol the 1st”
48. JOKEY CLUB (HOTEL & CAFE HIGH LIFE)
49. The Romanian Atheneum (entrance tax)
50. Athenee Palace Hotel
51. GOLESCU HOUSE and The Royal Palace (entrance tax)
52. The Palace Hall
53. Kretulescu Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
54. Continental Hotel
55. Novotel Hotel and the OLD NATIONAL THEATRE
56. The Palace of Telephones
57. The Odeon Theatre
58. Ataturk Square and Statue
59. Capsa Hotel
60. The Vaudeville Theater Constantin Tanase and HOTEL FRASCATI
61. Hotel Capitol – Hotel de Louvre
62. The Military Circle, Sarindar Fountain and SARINDAR MONASTERY
63. Boulevard Hotel
64. The Lady’s Church
65. Bristol Hotel
66. Trocadero Restaurant
67. University Statues
68. Sutu Palace – the Bucharest Museum (entrance tax)
69. Saint Nicholas Church (the Russian Church) (interior visit depending on location availability)
70. The Marmorosch Blank Bank Palace
71. Macca Villacrosse Passage – beautiful covered passage in the old town of Bucharest
72. City Police
73. Victoria Galleries – former La Fayette Galleries (interior visit depending on money availability)
74. The Financial Plaza and GRAND HOTEL
75. CEC Palace
76. The Romanian Lotery Palace – Prager Building
77. National History Museum (entrance tax)
 
THIRD PART – THE GOLDEN AGE:
 
78. The Palace of Justice
79. United Nations Square and The Lahovary Fountain
80. Saint Spiridon Old Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
81. Hanu Berarilor (Beermaker’s Inn)
82. Saint Apostles Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
83. Saint Hierarch Nicholas – Mihai Voda Church (moved about 300 meters from its initial location) (interior visit depending on location availability)
84. Parliament Palace – the largest building in Europe and second largest building in the world after the Pentagon (entrance tax)
85. URANUS
86. Antim Monastery and the Sinodal Palace (weighting 9000 tones, rotated and moved about 25 meters from its initial location) (interior visit depending on location availability)
87. Saint Elijah Rahova Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
88. Unirii Bulevard and the fountains
89. Balasa Princess Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
90. THE UNIRII HALLS
91. BRANCOVEANU HOSPITALS
92. Mitropoly (the Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral) – the headquarter of the Romanian Orthodox Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
93. The Palace of the Patriarchy (interior visit depending on location availability)
94. Saint Spiridon New Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
95. Radu Voda Monastery (interior visit depending on location availability)
96. Bucur the Shepherd Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
97. The National Library – view from the distance, and the Dambovita River
98. Dambovita River
99. Unirea Shopping Center (interior visit depending on money availability)
100. Saint Joan New Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
 
TOUR END
 
NOTICE:
 

Locations mentioned with “interior visit depending on location availability” do not charge an entrance fee. They are opened for the public based on a program and for some of them specific dress code must be considered (for churches and monasteries especially). Locations mentioned with “entrance tax” will not be visited inside during this tour.
 

Centrul Vechi din Bucuresti – cea mai frumoasa parte a orasului denumit “Micul Paris” incluzand: strazile centrului vechi, cafenele si restaurante, muzee, biserici si manastiri, Calea Victoriei – cea mai celebra strada din Bucuresti si cateva piete importante din Bucuresti: Piata Unirii, Piata Universitatii, Piata Revolutiei si Piata Constitutiei.
 
START TUR (intrarea in Curtea Veche):

 
PRIMA PARTE – CENTRUL VECHI – BUCURESTIUL MEDIEVAL:
 

1. Palatul Voievodal si Muzeul Curtii Vechi (Palatul Medieval) – cetatea Bucuresti a lui Vlad Tepes (faimos sub numele de Dracula) (taxa de intrare)
2. Biserica Buna Vestire – cea mai veche biserica din Bucuresti care si-a pastrat arhitectura initiala si loc de incoronare al voievozilor Valahiei (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
3. Hanul lui Manuc – ultimul si unicul caravanseray din Europa (construit in 1808) (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
4. Piata Sfantul Anton
5. Caféneaua Veche
6. Casa Mihai Eminescu – poetul national al Romaniei
7. Fostul restaurant Iordache Ionescu
8. Fosta Curte a Sticlarilor
9. Biserica Sfantul Dumitru (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
10. Spitalul Postei
11. Teatrul de Comedie
12. Fostul Hotel Concordia
13. Manastirea Stavropoleos – una din cele mai frumoase biserici din Bucuresti (construita in 1724) cu superba curte interioara a manastirii (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
14. Restaurantul Caru cu Bere
15. Biserica Zlatari (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
16. Palatul Dacia
17. Strada Lipscani
18. Librăria Cărturești Carusel
19. HANUL SERBAN VODA
20. Palatul Bancii Nationale – cladirea noua si cladirea veche
21. Banca Generala Romana
22. Fosta Biblioteca Nationala, fosta Bursa de Valori si Palat al Camerei de Comert
23. Hanul cu Tei – unul din putinele hanuri care a ramas perfect conservat din vechiul Bucuresti (construit in 1833)
24. Hanul Gabroveni (sau Hanul Hagi Tudorache)
25. Magazinul Voaleta
26. Statuia Lupoaicei Capitoline si Piata Roma – Sfantul Gheorghe
27. Biserica Baratia (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
28. Statuia voievodului Constantin Brancoveanu
29. Biserica Sfantul Gheorghe Nou – unul din cele mai frumoase ansambluri arhitecturale din Bucuresti cu mormantul sfantului martir voievod Constantin Brancoveanu (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
30. Monumentul Kilometrul Zero
31. Statuia Stolnicului Mihail Cantacuzino
32. Spitalul Coltea
33. Biserica Sfintii Trei Ierarhi – Biserica Coltea – unul din cele mai frumoase ansambluri arhitecturale din Bucuresti impreuna cu Spitalul Coltea (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
34. TURNUL COLTEA (demolat in 1888)
 
PARTEA A DOUA – MICUL PARIS:
 
35. Teatrul National Bucuresti
36. Hotel Intercontinental
37. Pasajul Universitatii si Piata Universitatii
38. Universitatea Bucuresti
39. Institutul de Arhitectura
40. BISERICA ENEI (demolata in 1977)
41. Biserica Sfantul Nicolae – Dintr-o Zi (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
42. Palatul Senatului (fost sediu central al Partidului Comunist)
43. Piata Revolutiei si Memorialul Renasterii
44. BANCA NATIUNII
45. Casa Paucescu
46. Statuia Regelui Carol 1
47. Biblioteca Centrala Universitara “Carol 1”
48. JOKEY CLUB (HOTEL & CAFE HIGH LIFE)
49. Ateneul Roman (taxa de intrare)
50. Hotel Athenee Palace
51. CASA GOLESCU si Palatul Regal (taxa de intrare)
52. Sala Palatului
53. Biserica Kretulescu (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
54. Hotel Continental
55. Hotel Novotel si VECHIUL TEATRU NATIONAL
56. Palatul Telefoanelor
57. Teatrul Odeon
58. Piateta si statuia Ataturk
59. Hotel Capsa
60. Teatrul de Revista Constantin Tanase si HOTEL FRASCATI
61. Hotel Capitol – Hotel de Louvre
62. Cercul Militar, Fantana Sarindar si MANASTIREA SARINDAR
63. Hotel Bulevard
64. Biserica Doamnei
65. Hotel Bristol
66. Restaurantul Trocadero
67. Statuile de la Universitate
68. Palatul Sutu – Muzeul Bucuresti (taxa de intrare)
69. Biserica Sfantul Nicolae (Biserica Rusa) (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
70. Palatul Bancii Marmoros Blank
71. Pasajul Macca Villacrosse – superbul pasaj acoperit din centrul vechi al Bucurestiului
72. Politia Capitalei
73. Galeriile Victoria – foste Galerii La Fayette (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea financiara a turistilor)
74. Financial Plaza si GRAND HOTEL
75. Palatul CEC
76. Palatul Loteriei Romane – Cladirea Prager
77. Muzeul de Istorie Nationala (taxa de intrare)
 
PARTEA A TREIA – EPOCA DE AUR:
 
78. Palatul de Justitie
79. Piata Natiunilor Unite si Fantana Lahovary cu Opereta
80. Biserica Sfantul Spiridon Vechi (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
81. Hanu Berarilor
82. Biserica Sfintii Apostoli (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
83. Biserica Sfantul Ierarh Nicholae – Mihai Voda (mutata cu 300 de metri din locatia initiala) (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
84. Palatul Parlamentului – cea mai mare cladire din Europa si a doua din lume ca marime dupa Pentagon (taxa de intrare)
85. URANUS
86. Manastirea Antim si Palatul Sinodal (cantarind 9000 de tone, rotit si mutat din locatia initiala cu aproximativ 25 metri) (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
87. Biserica Sfantul Ilie Rahova (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
88. Bulevardul Unirii si fantanile
89. Biserica Domnita Balasa (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
90. HALELE UNIRII
91. SPITALUL BRANCOVENESC
92. Mitropolia (catedrala Patriarhiei Romane) – ssediul Bisericii Ortodoxe Romane (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
93. Palatul Patriarhiei (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
94. Biserica Sfantul Spiridon Nou (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
95. Manastirea Radu Voda (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
96. Biserica Bucur Ciobanul (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
97. Biblioteca Nationala – vazuta din departare, si raul Dambovita
98. Dambovita River
99. Unirea Shopping Center (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea financiara a turistilor)
100. Biserica Sfantul Ioan cel Nou (vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei)
 
SFARSIT
 
OBS:
 

Locatiile mentionate cu “vizita in interior depinde de disponibilitatea locatiei” nu percep taxa de intrare. Ele sunt deschise publicului conform unui program si pentru unele dintre acestea este necesara o anumita tinuta decenta (pentru biserici si manastiri in special). Locatiile mentionate cu “taxa de intrare” nu vor fi vizitate in timpul acestui tur.