This romantic tour will uncover four of the most diverse and beautiful neighborhoods in Bucharest: Batistei, Armenian Quarter, Mantuleasa and the Jewish Quarter. The evolution of Bucharest is one of the best examples of the ambiguous relationship existing between the Romanian lands and the Ottoman Empire. This, in turn, created a rich mixture of architecture, cultures and cuisines. While perfectly preserving the spirit of the city, these former slums were later transformed into beautiful bourgeois communities that somehow managed to escape the hectic passage of time of the 20th century. To top it all off, we’ve also included is some leisure time in Bucharest’s most beautiful summer gardens and tea-houses, some of which are in 100-year-old houses.
This tour includes:
English speaking local guide — Batistei — Armenian Quarter — Mantuleasa — Jewish Quarter — History
“Bucharest — an amazing treasure trove of history and culture unveiled magnificently by Anita our guide.”
Reviewed on May 30, 2016
We had a couple of days in Bucharest at the end of our holiday and decided to explore this wonderful city with our guide Anita. The "Communism Tour" was a remarkable insight into the recent past…
“The Alternative tour was definitely worth the time and money”
Reviewed on May 11, 2016
I only had a couple days in Bucharest. I had taken a basic city tour and was looking for something different.I emailed Interesting Times to ask if they had any tours in the afternoon today (it was…
“we had three tours — all of them excellent!”
Reviewed on May 10, 2016
We spent a couple of days in Bucharest and had three tours: — Communist History — Beautiful decay — Hidden gemsAnita was our guide for the "communist" and "hidden gems" tour. She has such a lot of…
in front of Intercontinental Hotel in University square.
Things to note
Booking for this tour is recommended to reserve your space specially during high season. This helps us to guarantee you’ll receive a top quality tour!