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Bucharest: Churches, Religion & Superstition Walking Tour

Product ID: 222447
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Explore Bucharest's unique churches and temples, as you embark on a 3-hour walking tour that discusses the city's different religions and their role in politics, economics, and people's daily lives.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Romanian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore the pristine Patriarchal Cathedral, the Romanian Vatican
  • Learn about the role of religion in Romanian education and politics
  • Visit Bucharest's largest cathedral still in use: Saint Spiridon
  • Hear about the conflict between Islam and Christianity during the Middle Ages, as you explore Radu-Voda Monastery
  • Listen to the legend of the founding of Bucharest in the city's smallest and coziest church: Bucur
Full description
Get a non-biased, non-religious view on the Christian Orthodox, Christian Catholic, and Judaic religions from a very easy-going guide, and ask the questions you've always been afraid to ask about religion.

This tour is not just for travelers with an interest in religion, as you will visit some of Bucharest's oldest and newest, smallest and largest, simplest and most ornate temples. You will also discuss Romanian culture, superstitions, history, customs, and architecture.

Sights that you will visit along the way include: the Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral, Saint Spiridon Cathedral, the fortified Radu-Voda Monastery, the Holy Union Synagogue, Saint Mary Catholic Church, and many others. This is a 3-hour walking tour with an English-speaking guide. It includes a short break at a bar (drinks not included in the price).
  • Walking tour with guide
  • Break at a local cafe
What’s Not Included
  • Refreshments during the break

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Meeting point

Bell Tower (red-brick building) of the Patriarchal Cathedral, located on Aleea Dealul Mitropoliei. Closest transportation hub: Unirii Square.

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Product ID: 222447