Sightseeing Tour Bucharest
Discover the Romanian metropolis, the 6th largest capital city of the European Union and its highlights. The capital of Romania since 1862, Bucharest earned in the 1900’s a reputation of “The Little Paris of the East”. This doesn’t come as a surprise, given its spectacular, airy boulevards, the glorious, mesmerizing Belle-Epoque buildings and the notorious high-life it nested. To this day, Bucharest is the most energetic cultural and university center in Romania.
The sightseeing tour starts with a panoramic drive towards the city center, where you will find the Union Square with its pretty spring fountains, the Old Town and the Patriarchal Cathedral from the 17th century. Continue along the main boulevard towards the University Square, then drive through the Roman Square, the Victory Square to the Arch of Triumph and the House of the Free Press, where you can enjoy a view of Bucharest’s largest park, the Herastrau Park. The tour goes further on the Victory Avenue, one of the oldest streets in Bucharest, where you will find some of the most beautiful buildings and monuments such as the Romanian Athe-naeum, the National Museum of Art of Romania, the Kretzulescu Church, the Military Club and the National History Museum. You will stop at the Revolution Square, where you will find out more about the revolution from 1989, about Ceausescu last speech and his escape by helicopter. Your last stop on the tour will be at the Palace of the Parliament (entrance fee not included), the second largest building in the world after the Pentagon, which impresses not only by its dimension but also by its sumptuous interior decorations and furniture.