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Bucharest Sites and Bites with Traditional Romanian Meal
"Your Bucharest tour begins in the political centre of the city Revolution Square (formerly known as Palace Square) which has witnessed most of the important events in Romanian history. It was from here in 1989 that dictator Ceausescu made his ill-advised rallying speech to a crowd that quickly turned on him instigating the Romanian revolution. Surrounding the square are several other notable landmarks including the former Royal Palace the Athenaeum concert hall and Athenee Palace the heart of espionage and intrigue in the years between the wars. And in such a historical spot
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Communist Era Bucharest Tour
"This specialist guided tour of Bucharest centre concentrates on the recent history of the communist regime which took hold in Romania in December 1947 and lasted until the bloody revolution of Christmas 1989.Learn about life under Nicolae Ceausescu how I was sworn in allegiance to the great leader and his tyrannical wife as one of Romania's 'Pioneers' Taught to load and fire an AK-74 assault rifle (while at high school) and lived only a few miles from the heart of the uprising in Revolution Square. See my own mementos of this era and learn about life after the revolution and how Romania has changed to become the city you see today.Places o
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Bucharest Tour by Night in a Vintage Car
"This is an interesting night tour to tell you the city stories in down town historical part as well as those to relate about the House of people known today as the Parliament Palace about the big boulevards as Unirii Balcescu Magheru and Kiseleff. We will go farther to discover Calea Victoriei the Royal Palace the Romanian Athenaeum the CEC Bank and the National History Museum.Other sightseeing parts will be the Victoria Square with the Government headquarters
From EUR105.00

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Other buildings in Bucharest

If you wondered where is the Romanian Goverment, well, it is in the big square named "Piata Victoriei", one of the main metro hubs and a busy intersection. Just accross is the more interesting Museum...
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Tourist Information Center

Unlike other tourist info offices that seemed either mysteriously closed or well under the radar in other Romanian cities, the Cluj main tourist center was a welcome surprise. Very well presented...
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Useful Information

To find a post office in central Bucharest is not that easy – you should know where they are, if you intend to send a picture of the Parliament Palace to your friends. The fact that stamps are only...
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People's Palace (Parliament Palace)

The main highlight in Bucharest is the Parliament Building some years before the Cauceascu's Dictator Palace....its quite impressive but i imagined huger We took the train a little bit cahotic as well...
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Village Museum

A pic from the Village Museum. If I remember well, this interior was in one of the houses from the area close to the border with Bulgaria. I really got a kick out of this - the little table and...
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Landmarks in Bucharest

It’s easy to observe that many of the churches in Bucharest are hidden either behind or between larger modern buildings. But this is not because people lost faith or they did not care any longer about...
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Money Changer

If you arrive in Bucharest without a local currency, you can either withdraw cash at ATM machine or change foreign currency into local Romanian Leu. Inside Henri Coanda International Airport, there...
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Botanical Garden

One of the more striking things about this beautiful botanical garden is the fact that it is located right next to an industrial centre, complete with cooling towers, chimneys churning out everything...
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Romanian Athenaeum

A little more about the Romanian Athenaeum: One of the most representative building of the city, The Romanian Atheneum was built between 1886-1888 by architect A. Galleron. The money needed for the...
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Telecommunication

Accescode for Romania is 40. All Romanian lines begin with an 0, a city number, plus the local number. Mobile numbers start with (0) 7, plus 2 numbers and after that the phonenumber. Calling from...
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Money and transactions

1. In the larger towns you can find enough ATM’s. In villages, the rural areas, expect to find no ATM, and also not possibilities to pay by bankcard/creditcard at your pension. In the cities, there is...
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Internet

In the age of smartphone, internet café’s are not that much available anymore, compared to the past. Larger cities in Transylvania do have internet café’s however, but often to be found at spots you...
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Discounts

If you are student, you can get many nice discount deals for museums and other culture attractions. If you have a student card, (ISIC) you can check what discounts to get on www.isic-romania.ro.As for...
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Opening hours

A few times I was unlucky, arriving at a museum or another tourist attraction, finding the spot being closed at that time, or even worse, being closed the whole day. On the other hand, some places are...
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Bucharest

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Timisoara

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Top Hotels in Romania

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Calea 13 Septembrie No. 90, 5th District, Bucharest, 050726, Romania
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Piata Sfatului 19, Brasov, 500025, Romania
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Str. Nicolae Balcescu 4, Sibiu 2400, Romania
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8 Nicolae Balcescu Street, Sighisoara, Romania
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Regele Ferdinand #20, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Str Mircea Cel Batran Nr 39 41, Constanta, 010708, Romania
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Top Things to Do in Romania

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Parliament Palace - Casa Poporului

There are several claims about the size of this building, some say it's the second largest, some the third. It doesn't change the fact that this is a monster of a building - and surely one of the...
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Romanian National Opera

I celebrated my birthday by attending a production of my favorite musical 'My Fair Lady' but performed in...Romanian! The Romanian National Opera company's spirited production left the audience...
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Black Church - Biserica Neagra

The splendid edifice of Brasov Black Church can't be missed ( but it's also hard to take a good picture of it, as the church is surrounded by houses and is really big). The building is about 90 metres...
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Liar's Bridge - Podul Mincinosilor

The Liars Bridge is over the Strada Ocnei in the small square of Piata Mica, legend says if you tell a lie while standing on the bridge it will collapse. Young couples tell of their love for each...
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Transylvania "The Land Beyond" Souvenir Gift & Design Shop

You're probably looking for gifts & souvenirs to bring back home. Check out "Transylvania The Land Beyond The Forest" on 22-26 Strada Regele Ferdinand, it's a major department store called...
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Biserica Adormirea Maicii Domnului

The church Assumption of Virgin Mary, Mother of God is located very close to Tomis Mall. The church was built between 1905 and 1911. The church has the Latin cross plan, with a dome on the crossing...
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"Romania, a country of history, art, and humanity"
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"It was ' home' for a few months"
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