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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Capitol Building
“Opening hours: March – October, daily between 09:00 - 17:00 (last tour at 16:30), November – February, daily between 10:00 - 16:00 (last tour at 15:30)​. Starting from an old idea, the building of the Palace of Parliament was built under Nicolae Ceauşescu during a period with high economic hardship. The dictator’s tendency was, on the one hand, to focus all the main bodies of the state in one building and, on the other hand, Ceauşescu wanted a safe place to live under a seismic risk, that would hold up to even a nuclear attack. From an architectural point of view, the Parliament Palace is one of the most controversial buildings in Romania: Anca Petrescu1 identified it with the Buckingham Palace in London and the Versailles Palace in France, and the architects of the time with the „little Phenian”, with an eclectic style, loaded with contradictory elements. The building has a surface of 365.000 sqm and holds the 1st position in the Guinness World Records for the largest administrative building (for civil use), and the 3rd place worldwide from the volume point of view of; it is the heaviest and most expensive building in the world. ”
  • 167 locals recommend
Park
“The oldest park, actually a garden, in Bucharest, an oasis of nature with a small lake and secrets to discover. In winter, a skating ring is put up. Note: try to find the Citadel.”
  • 117 locals recommend
Café
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“You should definitely check the old part of the city. This can be found in the centre of the town. The area is full of pubs, shops and restaurants. In the night time it turns into the perfect nightlife area, most of the pubs become clubs full of cheap booze and beautiful girls! ”
  • 140 locals recommend
Romanian Restaurant
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“A traditional romanian restaurant, traditional food end very nice place and good atmosphere”
  • 148 locals recommend
Park
“King Mihai I Park or Herăstrău Park (is the same park!) is the biggest park in Bucharest and has various qualities. It's in the city center, it has a big lake, you can do all sorts of activities: bike riding (the are 2-3 places in the park where you can borrow a bike for free), boat rowing ( you can rent a boat for 1.20 euros for 1 hour), eating (one of the finest restaurants in Bucharest are on Herastrau lake shores), jogging, nature walk, even clubbing of nightlifers (Herastrau hosts some of the biggest club names in Bucharest).”
  • 117 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Even if you are not a hard core symphonic music enthusiast Im warmly recommending you to have one magic evening here, in one of the most iconic buildings of Bucharest Make sure you buy tickets for an event in the main circular concert hall. ”
  • 72 locals recommend
Museum
“Muzeul Național de Artă al României is located in the Royal Palace in Revolution Square. It features collections of medieval and modern Romanian art, as well as the international collection assembled by the Romanian royal family. Not to be missed by art lovers ! ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Museum
“Historical artifacts including a cast of Trajan's Column, Romania's national treasury and a lot more about the country history.”
  • 43 locals recommend
History Museum
“"Antipa Museum is one of the most fascinating places to visit in Bucharest. The 2000 specimens of naturalised animals are exhibited in their recreated natural environment. It is an impressive journey. From the birth of the Universe until today ...." I visit it from time to time. I don't want to forget The Beginnings. So...enjoy your visit here!”
  • 57 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“The atmosphere club is one of the best.Goes on Tuesdays and Thursdays when there are concerts with local bands, Fridays and Saturdays is DJ's. They have also a very good restaurant upstairs”
  • 81 locals recommend
Museum
“Museum on the folk art and traditions of the Romanian peasant, in a neo-Romanian landmark building.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The most beautiful mall in Bucharest, AFI Palace Cotroceni, at 15 minutes walking distance.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“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. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Big shopping mall North of the city. Has a large cinema and lots of stores.”
  • 29 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
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! ”
  • 39 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Romanian Restaurant
“A traditional romanian restaurant, traditional food end very nice place and good atmosphere”
  • 148 locals recommend
Nightclub
“The atmosphere club is one of the best.Goes on Tuesdays and Thursdays when there are concerts with local bands, Fridays and Saturdays is DJ's. They have also a very good restaurant upstairs”
  • 81 locals recommend
Roof Deck
“„Nomad Skybar is probably the fanciest place in the Historical Center of Bucharest. With food and bar menu from different international cuisines (Italy, Spain, France, Greece, Asia, USA, Romania and others) Nomad is the place to be if you're looking for a restaurant, bar, lounge, club or terrace.” ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Gastropub
“The music selection is very nice, patio comes with air-conditioner, food is awesome and after midnight they serve some really delicious pizza!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Romanian Restaurant
“Amazing traditional Romanian food in a very funky atmosphere. Highly recommend, but not the cheapest place (order the "sarmale" (cabbage rolls) and "fasole batute" (bean dip)”
  • 32 locals recommend
Gastropub
“A nice pub with great food just at the edge of the Old Town on Ion Brezoianu 4th. It's near Origo Coffee Shop. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Pub
“Located in a 2 story house, on a side street near Piata Romana, Shift is still The place to go for good food.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Bar
“Awesome setting, 2 levels different in style, beautifully designed, great food.”
  • 31 locals recommend

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