A must for the conscientious traveler visiting this fascinating city and who is interested in more than merely checking sights off the list. Explore some of the most important landmarks of this multi-faceted city by foot, see beyond what meets the eye and get a deeper understanding of the city's eclecticism from an experienced local guide. Join us and delve into the city's rich history, from the days of Vlad the Impaler (aka Dracula) and his mortal enemy, the Ottoman Empire, to the golden age of the Kingdom of Romania, and to more recent times, the Communist era and subsequent post-communist dizzying transformations. Get a local’s perspective into the modern energy of this rapidly evolving European capital and don't forget to ask your guide for tips on what else to see and do in the city!
Doru And Friends
We are Anita & friends, a team of local experts who love Bucharest and endeavor to reveal the city’s beauty to both locals and tourists. A historian by profession, I’ve been involved in developing various cultural projects for over a decade, with a focus on cultural tours in the city. In recent years I’ve been joined by some of my friends. We have diverse backgrounds, but we are all united by our strong passion for the city we call home. So if you want to discover Bucharest with an expert local guide, like Anita, Dana, Andra, Andrei, Tudor, Elena and Monica, look no further!
1 street snack
1 refreshment (summer) OR 1 hot drink (winter)
Start off in the Revolution Square, see the former Royal Palace and the iconic communist landmarks nearby, stroll along Victory Avenue and get a taste of Bucharest's Belle Epoque era. Marvel at the grandeur of the iconic People’s House, then walk the winding, cobbled streets of Bucharest’s lively Old Town and explore a trove of historic sights, including the former residence of Vlad the Impaler.
Highlights of Bucharest