Pick-up from your location in Bucharest and start exploring the capital city of Romania.
The first stop of the tour is The Village Museum, located in a specific Romanian setting, on the Herastrau Lake shore in Northern Bucharest. It exhibits genuine monuments including traditional houses, churches, water and wind mills, cloth mills, all of which present great historic and artistic value. The objects inside the households – carpets, pottery, rugs, icons,
Next we take a panoramic tour of the most important sites and areas of the city such as: The Triumphant Arch, Victory Square, The Royal Palace (nowadays the seat of The National Art Museum – optional visit), Romanian Atheneum, Revolution Square, Victoriei Avenue, Union Square. We have the chance to admire the Parliament Palace, a “giant” built during the “golden age” of the communist totalitarian regime and the idea of a leader for whom the notion of “reasonable size” did not exist- Nicolae Ceausescu. The Guiness Book of World Records lists this building as the second largest administrative building in the world, due to its 330,000 sq.m. surface, after the Pentagon, and third place as regards to its 2,550,000 c.m. volume.
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Drive on Victory Avenue, a fine example of Beaux-Art architecture;
Explore the Old Town of Bucharest by walking with your a local guide;
Visit Bucharest highlights including Palace of Parliament, The Triumphant Arch, Village Museum, and Bucharest Opera House;
Learn about communism in Romania;
Visit Revolution Square, the symbol of 1989 Romanian Revolution against the communism;
Visit Bucharest religious centres, admiring the beutiful Patriarchy Church murals.
Things to note
Meals (aprox. 10 Euro/person/meal). Entrance fees: Village museum 2.5 Euro ,Video and photo fees.