At the top of the list of Bucharest must see attractions is the iconic Romanian Athenaeum building. In contrast, just across the avenue, you will find the Revolution Square, the former headquarters of the Communist Party.
Therefore, here is the best place to hear intriguing stories about monarchy and war, as well as the rise and fall of the infamous dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu.
Next, take in the beauty of the Belle Epoque by having a stroll down Calea Victoriei avenue down to the romantic Cismigiu Garden.
At the same time we will get closer to the number one Bucharest must see attraction, the biggest administrative building in Europe, the Palace of the Parliament.
It’s time for a well deserved break. A splendid old Romanian style house which was turned into a welcoming restaurant will introduce you to the delicious Romanian cuisine.
In the second half of the tour, we will enjoy a panoramic view of Bucharest from the top of a hill. Here stands the superb 17th century Patriarchal Cathedral of Romania was built.
To conclude the tour, we will walk on the quaint cobblestone streets of the Old Town.
Therefore, be prepared for the wildest medieval tales, Oriental inns, small 19th century merchant houses and imposing palaces.
Above all, here is also where you will find the Old Court, a 15th century ruin where Dracula used to reside.