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Private One-Way Bucharest OTP Airport Transfer
Enjoy a fast safe private airport transfer from Otopeni Airport to any address in Bucharest or vice versa. Professional guides and driver will be escorting you on your journey and will make sure that you reach your desired destination safe and in time."""This is a fast transfer from/to the Bucharest Otopeni Airport to/from any address in Bucharest or vice-versa our offer is the perfect sollution. An English speaking driver will be waiting with signboards at the airport or in front of the hotel."title=Highlights&1=Airport+transfer"""Bucharest
From EUR25.00
 
Day Trip To Dracula's Castle from Bucharest
"This day trip is one of the most amazing way to discover and explore two stunning castles in Transylvania unique in Europe and famous worldwide: Bran (Dracula’s) Castle and Peles Castle. Bran Castle famously known as Dracula’s Castle is an intriguing 13th century hilltop fortress and one of Romania’s landmarks attracting tourists from all over the world fascinated by the myth of Count Dracula. Peles Castle is one of the most stunning castles in Europe a masterpiece of architecture and former summer residence of the Royal Family in the picturesque city of Sinaia. The tour includes a walking tour in the historical center of the medieval city of Brasov: The Black Church The Council Square The Old Walls of the fortress
From EUR79.00
 
Panoramic City Tour of Bucharest
"Your tour will depart in the morning for a 2-hour tour to see the most iconic places in the city. You'll see the Palace of Parliament - the world’s largest heaviest and most expensive administrative building The Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral- the center of the Romanian Orthodox Church University Square Romana Square Victory Square Arch of Triumph
From EUR19.00

More Tourist Traps in Bucharest

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Prepaid cards for your mobile

This is not a scam but a tip to have cheaper calls while in Romania.During the trip you might want to call a number in Romania, to make a reservation to a hotel, to a restaurant, to inquire something...
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Taxi driver scam

Most common scam is the taxi driver asking more than the normal fare. To avoid this you have to:Never accept taxi rides from drivers waiting in airport, train or bus arrivals (outside their cars)!...
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Money exchange

Today Aug 26th 2011 the exchange rates are:1 EUR = 4.3 RON1 USD = 3 RONThis can vary up or down 10% over one year period but you can use this to calculate the price of an item from RON in...
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Safe as any European capital

Travel guides have the tendency to exaggerate tourist traps and they might call them 'dangers' or even 'crime'. The fact is Bucharest is a safe city, 'crime' here means at most pickpocketing. Mugging...
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Airport shops

If you want to buy some presents or souvenirs do not postpone your shopping with the idea of buying something at the airport. First of all the passengers’ terminal at Otopeni is small (there are plans...
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Changing money

If you're changing money in train station, check for several exchange offices to find the best rates, because they can vary to 20%. Don't rush to the first exchange office you see. Also, if possible,...
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Palace Parliament - oh my gosh!

Now, it's such a big thing in Bucharest that you really do have to see it. And the interiors are incredible. But bear in mind that you have to go round in a tour, and what you will be told are things...
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Taxis - please read this

Taxi drivers can be evil. In one sad experience that I had, one got violent with me, and just for the record, i'm an average sized female. So, wherever possible, get your hotel to book a taxi for...
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be aware at taxi taxes!!!!

don't go with a taxi that doesn't has a firm on it and a tax machine!the taxi driver when they see you a tourist they always want to take more from you! don't go with trams or buses, are too crowdy...
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Private Taxi

OK, first thing to say is I was in a hurry to meet a friend near Gara de Nord, and no other taxi was near, at least no "company taxi". So i got in one of the rip-off taxis. Even though I knew what I...
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Airport food prices

Food and beverage prices at the duty free are amazing, do go buying there anything!A coffee and a lousy sandwich cost ~12 Eur.Most of the duty free counters (except for food) do not accept Ron! Take...
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Changing Money

Romania has not switched to the Euro yet. As you arive at the airport, there are many money-changing kiosks, claiming 0% commission. They offered a much worse rate than the exchange at the hotel...
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Braun Castle- tourist trap

I was recently in Romania and I highly suggest taking a pass on the whole "Dracula" experience. We actually traveled on the the road that led to the castle, but kept going to a very quaint town called...
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Unirii Blvd

Be careful with men posing as policemen. They are bogus with fake identity cards and try to frisk you and ask you documents etc. Never give away your documents or wallet, the best thing is go to the...
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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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Poligrafiei 1, Sector 1, Bucharest, 71556, 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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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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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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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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