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Bucharest: The Rise and Fall of Communism Tour
"Starting in the morning this tour offers a unique perspective into the lives of the Ceausescu couple and the impact that communism had on the city of Bucharest. On the trip you will visit Ceausescu’s unmistakable legacy in the center of the city - the Pa the world’s second-largest heaviest and most expensive administrative building. In order to build this massive construction the Communist regime demolished great part of the historical center of Bucharest. We will stop in Revolution Square where the Romanian people gained their freedom back in 1989 and today is one the most beautiful and charming squares in town hosting all kinds of urban events. The trip also includes visiting the Former Military Unit of Targoviste Museum where th"""This tour offers a unique perspective into the The life and death of Nicolae Ceausescu and the impact that communism had on the city of Bucharest. The tour includes a visit to the Palace of Parliament
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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
From EUR53.00
 
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
From EUR19.00

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ZAED Beauty Studio

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...
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ardelean
Sep 17, 2013

Beba Art Gift Shop

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...
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bnedelcov
Sep 20, 2012

OUTLET STORE

I just discovered yesterday... I couldn't believe it how I always passed by it and never entered at least to see what is in...There are a lot of beautiful brand clothes at small prices. I couldn’t...
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Lecaro
Apr 04, 2011

Art -Collection and Antichities

I could offr you a tour of most interesting artgalleries of Bucharest. I fell good & relaxed when I visit this kind of shop . If I buy something what I really like I feel perfect :) In Bucharest...
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RoBeauty
Apr 04, 2011

malls & open air markets

Shoping in : Bucharest Mall, Mario Plaza Mall, Unirea Shoping Center, Metro, SellgrosCarfour.. Gima Supermarket, Vegetables Markets, and in many other places by requestBy request you will have the...
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RoBeauty
Apr 04, 2011

Take Romania with you through pictures

Though talented photographers are not hiding, some of them use their lenses not only for capturing beauty, uncommon views or hidden corners; some of them capture time passing... Razvan Voiculescu left...
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Delia_Madalina
Dec 02, 2010
 
 
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Food, wine and antiques

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...
baakie
Aug 21, 2010

Thomas Antiques

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...
baakie
Aug 14, 2010

Bookshops

Romania – O perspectiva aeriana by Stefan Petrescu. Publisher: UranusA book with almost 200 pages of beautiful aerial pictures of Romania, plus another 35 pages of short explanations of what the...
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Manara
Apr 30, 2010

Verii Botez

Verii Botez (translation: Baptise Cousins) is a family business. I came across Ruxandra and Monica while organizing an advertising event and admired their idea ever since.They collect local craft...
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Delia_Madalina
May 17, 2009

traditional romanian goodies

If you are looking for traditional Romanian stuff to buy as souvineirs or gifts there is one good shop i have found.It's on Blvd Unirii as you walk towards Causescus house its on the left hand side....
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lchelle
Apr 28, 2008

Forgotten something?? Dont pay too much!

You forgot to pack something which you realise you desperately need. Or you run out of something. Dont pay too much.Steer clear of shops on the main drags. Youll be digging deeper into your pockets...
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lchelle
Apr 28, 2008

Various Malls in Bucharest

Hi. There are a lot of shopping places in Bucharest. However I wouldn't know how much do you mean by inexpensive.There is a chain of shops called Miniprix. You can find them on Ion Mihalache street...
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mingul
Apr 02, 2008

All over the city

Folk crafts, such as embroidered clothing and linen, painted or beaded eggs, carpets, pottery, woodcarvings and icons, make great gifts and souvenirs. You can find great embroidery on cotton, wool and...
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monica71
Mar 10, 2008

Top Hotels in Bucharest

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Calea 13 Septembrie No. 90, 5th District, Bucharest, 050726, Romania
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4 Boulevard Nicolae Balcescu, Bucharest, 010051, Romania
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29 Calea Victoriei, Sector 1, Bucharest, 701012, Romania
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1-3 Episcopiei, Sector 1, Bucharest, 010292, Romania
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11 Smardan St, Sector 3, Bucharest, 030071, Romania
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Calea Victoriei 56, Sector 1, Bucharest, 701012, Romania
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Top Things to Do in Bucharest

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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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Revolution Square - Piata Revolutiei

Today's senate building was once the building of the Central Committee of the Communist party. The first uprisings against the communist regime have started in Timisoara in mid-December...
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Cismigiu Park

Cismigiu Park is a lovely park - the oldest public park in Bucharest - which was very close to our hotel for the first night. We walked there after walking the main street to see the Romanian...
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Triumphal Arch - Arcul de Triumf

Bucharest's nickname is “Little Paris” and the admiration for the French capital reached its climax in the late 19th and early 20th century. It is therefore no surprise to find a copy of Paris' Arc de...
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Village Museum

The Village Museum borders Herastrau Park, but its entrance is on Soseaua Kiseleff. You cannot enter it from the park. Entrance is 6Ron. It is open on Mon 9-5, Tues to Sun 9-7. The museum contains...
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Romanian Athenaeum

Romanian Athenaeum is a beautiful concert hall in the center of Bucharest, and a landmark of the capital city. Opened in 1888, the ornate, domed, circular building is the city's main concert hall and...
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Top 5 Bucharest Writers

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"A Thrill, a Challenge, a Laughter"
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codrutz

"About my homecity - Bucharest"
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Andraf

"Bucharest, Romania"
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josephescu

"I learned to love it"
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"Bucharest / Bucureşti"
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