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  • They got it all in Bucharest

    by ddlucy Written Apr 25, 2004

    They got it all in Bucharest.

    What to buy: No need to pack food or bottled water - you can buy it in several modern shopping markets "Bella" - plenty of well stocked small markets.

    There are several small "American style malls" and even some large "warehouse style stores" (Carefour).

    Nice Romanian Wines make a nice gift to bring home ($4-5/bottle)

    What to pay: Romanian souveniers were more expensive in the City, then out at the touriest sites.

    Food is very-very reasonably priced.

    Clothing is more expensive in Romania - then in the US.

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    Bucuresti Mall: Modern Shopping In Bucharest

    by jgacis Updated Jul 9, 2004
    Bucuresti Mall

    The Bucuresti Mall provides four levels of shopping that you can find in many modern city malls. A center atrium with a glass ceiling and escalators provide the main starting point to begin your shopping travels. The upper floor provides a food court area where they serve some great Italian ice cream!

    What to buy: There are numerous clothing and retail stores of many merchandise available.

    What to pay: Prices are reasonable and vary throughout the mall. I bought several modern music (from Romania) CDs, the club music type, for about US$5 each. A Romanian movie DVD I bought was about US$26.

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    A Good Books Shop

    by edvin_br Updated Dec 16, 2004
    The store at calea Victoriei

    When you are walking along Calea Victoriei north to the Revolution square you will find a good books shop on a classical corner building, you should go inside, check if you like something...

    What to buy: I bought 2 books about the city of Bucharest (both are in English), there is a lot of information about the history of the city and about the sights... There are other books in addition to tourists books, most of them are in Romanian i belive.

    What to pay: The prices are not high at all, i bougght 2 good books for about 500000 Lei (15 Dollars).

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    Unirii Shopping Center: From Gray Department Store To Cool Shopping Center

    by edvin_br Updated Dec 16, 2004
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    Its not easy to define Unirii shopping center, it was built under the communist regime when Ceaucescu built his "favorite project"-Unirii blvd. Since that times it went under a lot of chnges and today its one of the most bustling shopping centers of the capital.
    Opening hours:
    Monday-Saturday: 9-21, Sunday 9-15

    What to buy: The shopping center has huge potential has it one of the biggest in that part of Europe (there are more then 200 store and restaurant places) but yet the level of the stores nedd to get a bit better and the entertainment need to be finished until it will get a really good reputation.

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    Galeriile Victoria: Victoria Store

    by edvin_br Updated Nov 27, 2004
    Victoria store at the Victory avenue

    The Victoria store is a fashionable department store, similiar to those in western europe. It is located in a beautiful refurbished building at Calea Victoriei, in the heart of the classical Bucharest.

    What to buy: The store is divided by floors. Every floor consists an other kind of merchandise. The most importent sectors are the clothes and fashion of course...

    What to pay: About the same as in other shopping centers and high level stores in Bucharest.

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  • Thomas Antiques: Amazing antiques

    by baakie Updated Aug 14, 2010
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    In a renovated building in the old center of Bucharest you find this great antique shop. In the classic style rooms you can enjoy a coffee or wine and from the balcony you have a great view on the Hanul lui Manuc hotel. During the winter you can take place in front of the fireplace is the special hunting room.

    What to buy: Antiques, books

    What to pay: from € 5 till € 5.000,-

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    • Historical Travel
    • Architecture

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  • Food, wine and antiques: Strada Covaci

    by baakie Updated Aug 21, 2010
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    Strada Covaci in the old town of Bucharest offers you some nice shops, bars and restaurants.

    If you like steaks Tibo's steak house is the place to be. For the wine lovers there is Bruno wine bar. On the first floor of Covaci 6 you find Absintherie Sixtina where you enjoy an nice served glass of absinthe. In the same building on the ground floor is Dinette restaurant located , a great place to have a lunch or dinner.

    What to buy: Antiques, books, wine or just a coffee

    What to pay: from €10 till €5.000,-

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    Beba Art Gift Shop: Unique Handmade Luxury Gifts in Bucharest

    by bnedelcov Written Sep 20, 2012
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    The shop is one of the most famous ones in Bucharest. All products are hand painted by Beba, and it has become quite the attraction in the city center. With famous clients like Bill Paxton, the place is welcoming to everyone who is looking for something one-of-a-kind.

    The place is petite, but the gems you can find in it will be priceless. Plus you can often find Beba working in the the shop, and she will be very happy to offer autographs, and offer you different gifts.

    What to buy: If you have the money you can buy paintings from the world renowned artist Beba, or for those on a budget, they can find hand painted cups, vases, glasses and many more.

    What to pay: Around $50 for 2-3 objects, or $3500 for a painting.

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    ZAED Beauty Studio: A friendly beauty studio

    by ardelean Written Sep 17, 2013

    There are lots of beauty salons in Bucharest and every lady has her favourite. If you are near Gara de Nord, the my wife says that this is the best place for a facial and pedicure. It is in the Ibis hotel. You do not need to stay at the Ibis to have your nails done. You could go across the road to the Euro Hotel, but she was not impressed. Nor was I. The staff at Zaed were much more pleasant and helpful.

    What to buy: Beauty treatments, facial, make over manicure, pedicure or the full monty.

    What to pay: Wash cut & blow dry 70 lei
    Facial massage 35 lei
    Pedicure 40 lei
    French manicure (whatever that is!) 40 lei
    Classic manicure 30 lei

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    Flower Market: Buy fresh flowers

    by monica71 Written Mar 6, 2008

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    There are a lot of flower markets/stands in Bucharest. Stop by, admire the variety and buy a flower.

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