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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
 
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

Metro (Subway) Tips (22)

Metro Bucharest

Bucharest has one of the best metro systems in Europe with a simple fare system, clean stations and even cleaner cars. It is surely my preferred way of getting around in Bucharest. Every trip has the...
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Airpunk
Sep 16, 2013

METRO (Subway)

The fastest way to get from one distant point to another in Bucharest. The city is pretty large - not easily to walk from quarter to quarter - and crowded when talking about roads and cars. The subway...
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codrutz
Aug 26, 2011

Fast&cheaper

Subway is my favorite way of transportation(of course, we also have bus, tram or trolleybus-RATB but those are so many). Once you get used with the subway, everything's fine. So,the sign for subway is...
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liliana91
Jul 15, 2011

Subway in Bucharest

The best option for travelling around Bucharest is definetly the subway. Prices:2 uses: ~0,7 Euros (can be used by 2 persons, at anytime)10 uses: ~ 2 Euros (can be used at anytime, by anyone - it's...
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Delia_Madalina
Sep 12, 2009

Bucharest Metro: A Total Failure PART 2

A few years ago, as the original trains were getting old, there were signs of improvement when the company running them, Metrorex, decided to buy new Bombardier trains (made in Sweden and put together...
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Romanian_Bat
May 18, 2008

Bucharest Metro: A Total Failure PART 1

First opened to public in 1979, the Bucharest subway is a convenient means of transportation sometimes (i.e. not during the half a day rush hour), with its 45 stations. Stations are rather poorly...
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Romanian_Bat
May 18, 2008

Metro

The Metro is the best way to travel around Bucharest. It opened in 1979 and is efficient, cheap and reasonably clean. It's not perfect though. You often have to wait for more than ten minutes for a...
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iwys
Nov 24, 2007

By metro

When we flew into Bucharest we took the bus to Piata Victoriei where we changed to the metro. If you plan to use it a few times, you can buy a ticket with 10 rides for 7 RON. Several people can travel...
yumyum
Oct 28, 2007

Not the most expansive network

The Bucharest Metro may not really be of a great deal of assistance to you on your travels, as most of the lines do not really serve the centre of the city that adequately, or necessarily go to...
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morgenhund
Aug 27, 2007

Bucharest metro

I am sorry to say Metro of Bucharest is not so good,trains are dirty,far between and very crowded.No maps except at the entrance to metro,so you have to memorise where you going to change.At the city...
benazer
Jan 29, 2007

Metro system

There are 4 metro lines in Bucharest and they are quite frequent. Prices are like this: for 2 rides you pay 2 RON (romanian lei), for 10 rides - 7 lei. It's the best and fastest way to go around the...
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7_seconds
Jan 05, 2007

Metrorex

This metro system didn't open until 1979, and nearly 400,000 people use it everyday. I used it for two quick trips to aid my exploration of the city. There are five lines total.Each ride costs 1 RON,...
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frankcanfly
Oct 09, 2006
 
 
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"A Thrill, a Challenge, a Laughter"
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"About my homecity - Bucharest"
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"Bucharest, Romania"
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"I learned to love it"
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"Bucharest / Bucureşti"
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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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