5 days in Bucharest, Romania: hidden gems

Discover Bucharest's hidden gems over a 5-day adventure, exploring lesser-known historic sites, charming neighborhoods, and unique local experiences.

Day 1

Carturesti Carusel

A beautiful bookstore located in the heart of Bucharest's Old Town, known for its stunning architecture and vast collection of books.

Day 2

Stavropoleos Monastery

A small but beautiful Eastern Orthodox monastery in the heart of Bucharest, known for its serene courtyard and stunning frescoes.

Day 3

Cotroceni Palace

The official residence of the President of Romania, featuring a museum and beautiful gardens.

Carol Park (Parcul Carol I)

A historic park featuring the Mausoleum, an open-air theater, and beautiful walking paths.

Day 4

Museum of the Romanian Peasant

A museum dedicated to Romanian rural life, showcasing traditional costumes, pottery, and artifacts.

Gradina Dorobanti

A charming garden café offering a peaceful retreat from the city's hustle and bustle.

Day 5

Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum

An open-air museum showcasing traditional Romanian village life with authentic houses and structures.

Herastrau Park

Bucharest's largest park, featuring a large lake, numerous walking paths, and recreational areas.

Day 6

Bellu Cemetery

An atmospheric cemetery known for its elaborate tombstones and mausoleums, and final resting place of many notable Romanians.

Fabrica Club

A trendy club and cultural space housed in a former factory, known for its eclectic events and vibrant atmosphere.

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