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Private Tour: Full-Day Bucharest City Tour
"Meet your guide at your hotel and we’ll start exploring the city. Your first stop will be what is now the Palace of Parliament and in your full tour you will visit the huge marble halls generously decorated with works of art. Afterwards you will have the narrow streets and chic little cafes in the town’s old historical center. On your panoramic tour you will see the National Theatre the Triumphal Arch the House of the Free Press and you’ll pass through 3 very important squares: University Square Victory Square and Revolution Square. Your last stop will be at the Village Museum a place of tradition and one of the biggest outdoor museums in Europe designed in rural architecture.TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:The Palace of Parliament:Also called the People’s House or the People’s Palace it combines Stalinist and Neoclass the famous Romanian dictator. It dominates in size
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Historical Private Tour of Bucharest
"Bucharest is an eclectic city with a various range of architectural styles each of them telling a piece of the city's history. The Village Museum was inaugurated in 1936 making it the third open air museum in Europe. The collection contains about 100 original households churches and mills specific to each and every historical region of Romania. Built inside Bucharest's largest park Herastrau the museum is like a countryside oasis
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Traditions in Bucharest: Village Museum and Wine Tasting Tour
"1st stop: The Village Museum – an open-air reconstruction of the traditional Romanian village “The architecture of a country is perhaps the most accurate expression of its history” (M. Cantacuzino). For many Romanians entering the National Village Museum is like going back to the childhood days spent in the countryside. For everyone else this is the perfect place to discover the authentic Romanian village with folklore elements and buildings originating from all historical provinces. You can admire steep-roofed peasant homes thatched barns
From EUR48.00

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The 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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IreneMcKay
Sep 12, 2011

Village Museum - a must-see in Bucharest

I have not read anything about Village Museum but my Romanian acquaintances recommended that I go visit the place.We took a taxi from the hotel (near the parliament). It was about 11 Lei. The entrance...
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Penelope4
May 14, 2011

Village Museum

The Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) is a truly astonishing open-air ethnographical park spreading across some 10 hectares of land. Opened in 1936, it is a collection of over 300 structures including...
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gosiaPL
Apr 04, 2011

The Village Museum (Muzeul Satului)

The Village Museum was established in 1936 and it contains over 300 wooden houses, windmills, churches etc. from all over the country. If you don't plan to visit Romania's rural areas - and even if...
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Andraf
Apr 04, 2011

Village Museum

If you have foreign visitors then visiting Village Museum is something you definately have to take them to in Bucharest. It is the biggest museum of this kind in Europe. What is nice about this...
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floriangn
May 10, 2010

Village Museum - nice and quiet experience

Visiting Village Museum is something you have to do for sure in Bucharest. It is the biggest museum of this kind in Europe. You can see in it a lot of different traditional houses, all authentic and...
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carmen.vraciu
Sep 21, 2009

Village Museum

Mary got up this morning with a bee in her bonnet. She was determined that we visit the village museum today. Somewhere she read about it and this is what she insisted we see. I was very pleased that...
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dobbelking
May 31, 2009

The Village Museum

Somewhat understandable for some, Bucharest has two museums dedicated to villages and the peasants' life. One is the Peasant's Museum, mainly dedicated to in-house activities, crafting, traditional...
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Delia_Madalina
May 17, 2009

The Village Museum

The Village Museum was a very nice idea of some Romanian sociologists, started in 1925 by professor Dimitrie Gusti. The idea was to create a museum demonstrating the sociological structure of the...
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codrutz
Oct 05, 2008

The Village Museum

Muzeul Satului (The Village Museum) is an outdoor museum located within Herastrau Park, a few kilometres north of Bucharest city centre. We visited the museum in March 2008.We reached the park by...
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SWFC_Fan
May 05, 2008

Village Museum

Village Museum is one of the biggest and oldest museums from all Europe. Here you can see original monuments (old houses, churches, wind mills, etc) from all the regions of the country. Each house is...
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monica71
Mar 06, 2008

Muzeul National al Satalui

Muzeul National al Satalui (The National Village Museum) is located outdoors in Herăstrău Park. It was founded in 1936. Here the rural architecture of Romania is preserved and it is quite beautiful....
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iwys
Dec 08, 2007
 
 
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Things to Do Near Bucharest

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Odeon Theatre

The Odeon Theatre, one of Bucharest’s leading theatre companies, was founded in 1946 as Giulesti Theatre. It moved to its current location, the Sala Majestic, in 1974. It is a repertory theatre with a...
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Orthodox Church

We discovered this beautiful church on Bdul Marasti near the Arc de Triomf. We think it is the Manistirea Casin. There was a rugby stadium nearby, too. We did not get a chance to look inside, just...
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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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Old Town

As in most of the European cities, we are trying to value the oldest part of Bucharest, even if the history of the city is not as long as Rome's history. I have visited the old town less than one year...
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Herastrau Park

Bucharest's green area is a long shot away from the old town. It is a popular recreation area with the locals. The clock at the roundabout in the south has become an icon of the city, but it is only...
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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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