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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 heaviest building on the planet. Briefly held the record for the largest chandelier, but that is nowadays a record conceded to India. Briefly held the record for the largest carpet in the world. An impressive example of communist megalomania. ”
160 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
“Plan a romantic walk with your partner during the night or an ad-hoc picnic with the children during the day :)”
112 locals recommend
Café
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“With an inflation of clubs, pubs, restaurants, bars, coffee shops and party venues, the Old Town of Bucharest is also a nice place for a walk - being an almost entirely pedestrian area. ”
130 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The most beautiful mall in Bucharest, AFI Palace Cotroceni, at 15 minutes walking distance.”
44 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
“You can visit Antipa Museum by taking a 30 min walk or use the metro, Unirii Sqare station to Victoriei Sqare, 3 stops.”
51 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“This is Hipster Central. If you intended to hit the hipster mother-load, this is the spot.”
76 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.”
57 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
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
History Museum
“Is a place that give you the chance to visit all parts of the country, is a cultural and arhitectural experience. ”
31 locals recommend