BUCHAREST CULTURAL TOUR
- Include 2 visits: Village Museum and Romanian Peasant Museum
- Around 4 hours
See below the itinerary for Bucharest Cultural Tour
"Muzeul Satului" / The Village Museum (1936 —the official opening, during Carol ll) – this outdoor museum is one of the main tourist attractions in Bucharest. You will see a unique collection, in Eastern Europe, of old villages and peasant houses from all the regions of Romania (Moldova, Transylvania, Muntenia, Banat, Bucovina and Crisana). Unique architecture, old furniture and tools, all displaying Authenticity, are waiting to be discovered. The Village Museum is like an oasis in the heart of Bucharest - you can go back in time and feel the old times!
"Muzeul Taranului Roman" / The Romanian Peasant Museum (1906, brancovenesc style) - an unique collection of textiles (especially costumes), icons, ceramics, and other artifacts of Romanian peasant life. One of Europe's leading museums of popular arts and traditions, it was designated "European Museum of the Year" for 1996. Its collection includes over 100,000 objects. During the Communist era, the building housed a museum representing the country's Communist party. The museum was devastated during the June 1990 Mineriad. In 2002, the museum's exhibit space was greatly expanded.
"Ateneul Roman" / Romanian Athenaeum (1886 — project done by the French architect Albert Galleron)
"Palatul Regal" - The former Royal Palace; in the present, National Art Museum
"Palatul Cotroceni" / Cotroceni Palace (built in 1888, during Carol I, Venice style)
“Parcul Cismigiu" / Cismigiu Garden (the oldest park in Bucharest— 1779)
"Muzeul George Enescu" / George Enescu Museum (Cantacuzino Palace)
"Cercul Militar" / The Military Club (1923 — the official opening
"Muzeul National de lstorie" / The National Museum of Romanian History - one of the most important museums; contains Romanian historical artifacts from prehistoric times up to modern times; the permanent displays include a plaster cast of the entirety of Trajan‘s Column, the Romanian Crown Jewels, and the Pietroasele Treasure
"Palatul de lustitie" / The Palace of Justice (built in 1890 — 1895, French renaissance style)
"Palatul Parlamentului" (Casa Poporului) / Parliament Palace - the 2nd largest building in the world after The Pentagon (!)
"Opera romana" / Opera House (1921 —first theatrical season, under the famous bandmaster George Enescu commends)
"Academia Militara" / The Military Academy (1937 - 1939)
Price per person for Cultural Roots and Traditions Tour
1 person - € 115.00
2 persons - € 65.00
3 persons - € 50.00
4 persons - € 45.00
5 person - € 38.00
6 persons - € 36.00
7 persons - € 34.00
Included services: transportation and tour guide, as well as the entrance fee at the Village Museum and Peasant Museum.
Photo stops by request!
Photo tax is not included.