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Old town of Bucharest – the most beautiful part of the “Little Paris” including: old town streets, pubs and restaurants, museums, churches and monasteries, Calea Victoriei – the most famous avenue in Bucharest and several important squares of Bucharest: Unirii Square, University Square, Revolution Square and Constitution Square.
 
TOUR START (Dracula’s Fortress entrance):

 
FIRST PART – THE OLD TOWN – THE MEDIEVAL BUCHAREST:
 

1. Dracula’s Fortress and the Old Court Museum (the Medieval Palace) – the Bucharest citadel of Vlad the Impaler (famous as Dracula) (entrance tax)
2. The Church of Annunciation – the oldest church in Bucharest that preserved its initial architecture and the crowning place for the kings of Wallachia (interior visit depending on location availability)
3. Manuc’s Inn – the last and unique caravanseray in Europe (built in 1808) (interior visit depending on location availability)
4. Saint Anthony Square
5. Old Café
6. Mihai Eminescu House – the National Poet of Romania
7. Former Iordache Ionescu Restaurant
8. Former Glass Blower’s Court
9. Saint Demetrios Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
10. Post Hospital
11. The Comedy Theatre
12. Former Concordia Hotel
13. Stavropoleos Monastery – one of the most beautiful churches in Bucharest (built in 1724) with the beautiful inner court of the monastery (interior visit depending on location availability)
14. Beer Cart Restaurant
15. Zlatari Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
16. The Dacia Palace
17. Lipscani Street
18. Cărturești Carusel Bookshop
19. SERBAN VODA INN
20. National Bank Palace – the new building and the old building
21. The General Romanian Bank
22. The Former National Library, formerly Stock Exchange and Commerce Chamber Palace
23. Linden Tree Inn – one of the few inns that remained totally preserved from the old Bucharest (built in 1833)
24. Gabroveni Inn (Hagi Tudorache Inn)
25. Voaleta Store
26. The Capitoline She-Wolf Statue and Roma – Saint George Square
27. Baratia Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
28. Prince Constantin Brancoveanu Statue
29. St. George New Church – one of the most beautiful architectural places in Bucharest with the tomb of saint martyr prince Constantin Brancoveanu (interior visit depending on location availability)
30. Kilometer Zero Monument
31. Statue of Chancellor Mihail Cantacuzino
32. The Coltea Hospital
33. The Church of the Three Holy Hierarchs – Coltea Church – one of the most beautiful architectural places in Bucharest together with the Coltea Hospital (interior visit depending on location availability)
34. COLTEA TOWER (demolished in 1888)
 
SECOND PART – THE LITTLE PARIS:
 
35. The Bucharest National Theatre
36. The Intercontinental Hotel
37. The University Passage and The University Square
38. The Bucharest University
39. The Architecture Institute
40. ENEI CHURCH (demolished in 1977)
41. Saint Nicholas – One day church (interior visit depending on location availability)
42. The Senate Palace (former Headquarter of the Communist Party)
43. The Revolution Square and The Rebirth Memorial
44. THE NATION BANK
45. Paucescu House
46. King Carol the 1st statue
47. The Central Universitary Library “Carol the 1st”
48. JOKEY CLUB (HOTEL & CAFE HIGH LIFE)
49. The Romanian Atheneum (entrance tax)
50. Athenee Palace Hotel
51. GOLESCU HOUSE and The Royal Palace (entrance tax)
52. The Palace Hall
53. Kretulescu Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
54. Continental Hotel
55. Novotel Hotel and the OLD NATIONAL THEATRE
56. The Palace of Telephones
57. The Odeon Theatre
58. Ataturk Square and Statue
59. Capsa Hotel
60. The Vaudeville Theater Constantin Tanase and HOTEL FRASCATI
61. Hotel Capitol – Hotel de Louvre
62. The Military Circle, Sarindar Fountain and SARINDAR MONASTERY
63. Boulevard Hotel
64. The Lady’s Church
65. Bristol Hotel
66. Trocadero Restaurant
67. University Statues
68. Sutu Palace – the Bucharest Museum (entrance tax)
69. Saint Nicholas Church (the Russian Church) (interior visit depending on location availability)
70. The Marmorosch Blank Bank Palace
71. Macca Villacrosse Passage – beautiful covered passage in the old town of Bucharest
72. City Police
73. Victoria Galleries – former La Fayette Galleries (interior visit depending on money availability)
74. The Financial Plaza and GRAND HOTEL
75. CEC Palace
76. The Romanian Lotery Palace – Prager Building
77. National History Museum (entrance tax)
 
THIRD PART – THE GOLDEN AGE:
 
78. The Palace of Justice
79. United Nations Square and The Lahovary Fountain
80. Saint Spiridon Old Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
81. Hanu Berarilor (Beermaker’s Inn)
82. Saint Apostles Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
83. Saint Hierarch Nicholas – Mihai Voda Church (moved about 300 meters from its initial location) (interior visit depending on location availability)
84. Parliament Palace – the largest building in Europe and second largest building in the world after the Pentagon (entrance tax)
85. URANUS
86. Antim Monastery and the Sinodal Palace (weighting 9000 tones, rotated and moved about 25 meters from its initial location) (interior visit depending on location availability)
87. Saint Elijah Rahova Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
88. Unirii Bulevard and the fountains
89. Balasa Princess Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
90. THE UNIRII HALLS
91. BRANCOVEANU HOSPITALS
92. Mitropoly (the Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral) – the headquarter of the Romanian Orthodox Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
93. The Palace of the Patriarchy (interior visit depending on location availability)
94. Saint Spiridon New Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
95. Radu Voda Monastery (interior visit depending on location availability)
96. Bucur the Shepherd Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
97. The National Library – view from the distance, and the Dambovita River
98. Dambovita River
99. Unirea Shopping Center (interior visit depending on money availability)
100. Saint Joan New Church (interior visit depending on location availability)
 
TOUR END
 
NOTICE:
 

Locations mentioned with “interior visit depending on location availability” do not charge an entrance fee. They are opened for the public based on a program and for some of them specific dress code must be considered (for churches and monasteries especially). Locations mentioned with “entrance tax” will not be visited inside during this tour.

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