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Best things to do in Bucharest

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“One of the most beautiful and oldest parks of Bucharest, located very close to the city centre. Perfect for a relaxing stroll, for jogging or a ride with a small rowboat on the lake.”
112 locals recommend
Capitol Building
“The Palace of the Parliament is the seat of the Parliament of Romania. It is located on Dealul Arsenalului in the national capital city of central Bucharest. The Palace has a height of 84 metres (276 ft), a floor area of 365,000 square metres (3,930,000 sq ft) and a volume of 2,550,000 cubic metres (90,000,000 cu ft). The Palace of the Parliament is the heaviest building in the world, weighing about 4,098,500,000 kilograms ”
158 locals recommend
Café
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“The Bucharest Old Town area is an historic area which combines the old and the new, where historical monuments meet with contemporary bars, restaurants, pubs and clubs. ”
129 locals recommend
Romanian Restaurant
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“Romanian food the quality is very good and is located on the old Town place that you can eat and after go exactly to party. ”
139 locals recommend
Park
“Quite simply, this glorious park, spread over 187 hectares around Herastrau lake is one of Romania's crown jewels. ”
111 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“The Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Român) is a concert hall in the center of Bucharest and a landmark of the Romanian capital city.”
65 locals recommend
Museum
“It filled its four different venues with what Romanian private collectors and the Romanian state deemed to be the best in visual arts over time.”
49 locals recommend
History Museum
“If you are into jurassic dinosaurs and everything else about Romania's natural history be sure to check this place out. It features all sorts of interactive displays and movies.”
50 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The most beautiful mall in Bucharest, AFI Palace Cotroceni, at 15 minutes walking distance.”
44 locals recommend
Museum
“The Romanian National History Museum continues to be one of the representative institutions of Romanian culture, holding a very valuable fund of mobile heritage assets illustrating all the significant periods in the past of the Romanian people and the civilizations that existed in the past territory of our country. The rich heritage includes over 650,000 pieces (a number that increases annually and among which are remarkable objects), organized in the following collections: ceramics, lapidarium-tegularium, numismatics, philately, medal-sigilography, thesaurus, manuscripts, prints, decorative, historical photobook, stamps, maps, metal, weapons and equipment, textiles and furniture.”
40 locals recommend
Museum
“Great place if you want to get a glimpse into how life was for romanians peasants.”
56 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“At Unirea Shopping City you can do a little shopping when the weather is bad. You can find brands like ZARA, Bershka or Pull&Bear and many more. ”
17 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Great place for having some fun. Almost every night there is an event organised with various artists playing. Every Tuesday night the drinks are half price :)”
75 locals recommend
Museum
“It exhibits old traditional Romanian houses from the villages. It is great if you want to know more about the Romanian folklore and traditions”
49 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Big shopping mall North of the city. Has a large cinema and lots of stores.”
25 locals recommend
Romanian Restaurant
“Great place to eat, right in the heart of the old city center. This is a very old inn where people have been eating since the 1800s. They usually have traditional folk singing and dancing. I would definitely recommend going! ”
38 locals recommend