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  1. Romania
  2. Bucharest
  3. Stavropoleos Monastery

Bucharest: 2-Hour Old Town Walking Tour

Product ID: 334511
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Discover Bucharest's Old Town with a local tour guide and learn about the history of Romania's capital. Relive colourful Romanian history in a 2-hour guided tour.
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Duration: 2 hours
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  • Discover the Old Town of Bucharest and its main sights
  • See Bucharest through the eyes of a local tour guide
  • Relive the most important moments of Romanian history
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After meeting your tour guide, discover Hanul Lui Manuc (Manuc’s Inn), the oldest inn in Bucharest that belonged to a rich Armenian prince, who was considered to be a spy during the Russian and Turkish occupation from 1812. The hotel-restaurant building is the last buildings in Europe built in the caravanserai style.

Stroll around the Old Town, visiting the Royal Court of Vlad the Impaler, which hosts the ruins of Wallachia’s old Royal Palace. Continue with a visit to Stavropoleos Monastery, built in a unique Romanian architectural style typical of the 17th century.

The tour continues on Calea Victoriei with a view of the Military Circle building, the Capitol and Capsa Hotels, Odeon Theatre, CEC Bank with its façade similar to Petit Palais from Paris, and the Romanian History Museum. Next, make your way to Revolution Square, where you will learn about the history of the Royal Palace and Central University Library, erected by the Romanian King Carol I. 

At the last stop, you will discover the Romanian Athenaeum, renowned for its beautiful architecture. At the end of the tour, your guide will recommend some of the best restaurants or other attractions to visit during your stay in the city.
  • Italian-speaking tour guide

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Meeting point

Meeting point: In front of the Hotel Europa Royale on str. Franceza no 52 The tour guide will have a white umbrella with the name Trip2Ro or Guided Europe Tours.

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Product ID: 334511