History of Bucharest

Discover Bucharest History. You will be on the footstep of our ancestors. You will visit the oldest places in Bucharest and see how they fit in the actual atmosphere.

Itinerary:
Village Museum
Calea Victoriei
Novotel Hotel and Telephone Palace
Bucur Church
Filaret Train Station
Carol’s Park
Old City – Lipscani Street
Manuc’s Inn
Saint Anton Church
National Theatre
Cismigiu Garden

Village Museum - Sociologist Dimitrie Gusti founded, in 1936, Village Museum, one of the first ethnographic museums in the world. That same year, on an area of 187 ha, is arranged Herastrau Park.

Calea Victoriei - Calea Victoriei, was the first road in Bucharest. In the past, the street was paved with tree trunks and was named Wood
Road.

Novotel Hotel and Telephone Palace - Novotel Bucharest hotel entrance is actually the façade of the former National Theatre who, during the Second World War, was destroyed by a Germans bomb. The bomb aimed Telephone Palace but the german's precision is not always that accurate. Bucharest Telephone Palace was built in the style skyscrapers of America between 1929 and 1934, and until the 70s was the tallest building in Bucharest

Bucur Church - The oldest religious settlement is Bucur Church (1416), located near Radu Voda Monastery.

Filaret Train Station - The oldest railway station in Bucharest is Filaret, opened in October 1869.

Carol’s Park - Carol Park, also named Liberty Park was arranged between years 1900-1906 by the French- Swiss landscape architect Eduard Redont and it was inaugurated in 1906 to celebrate 40 years of the reign of King Charles I.

Old City – Lipscani Street - Lipscani’s street name comes from the city of Leipzig. Lipscani Street was known as a trade area. Today, it is the pedestrian area of Old Town.

Manuc’s Inn - In 1808 Manuc’s Inn's was opened. In 1812 was signed here the Treaty of Bucharest, between Russia and Turkey.
After 208 years the Inn is still opened for his guest and waits the with traditional Romanian food and atmosphere.

Saint Anton Church - One of the oldest churches in Bucharest is Royal Church (St. Anthony). Is the oldest worship place that is preserved in its original form. It was built by Prince Mircea Shepherd during his first reign (1545-1554).

National Theatre - The first theatre in Bucharest was inaugurated on December 21, 1852 - National Theatre. Novotel Bucharest hotel entrance is actually the façade of the former National Theatre who, during the Second World War, was destroyed by a Germans bomb.

Cismigiu Garden - Cismigiu Park was called up Dura Merchant until 1779 when Prince Alexander Ipsilanti ordered the construction of fountains for a better water supply

4h SHORT Tour

1 Vespa

2pers/vespa

75€

1 pers/Vespa

130€

From 2 to 40 Vespas

2pers/vespa

45€

1 pers/Vespa

80€

5h FULL Tour (incl. Lunch)

1 Vespa

2pers/vespa

110€

1 pers/Vespa

185€

From 2 to 40 Vespas

2pers/vespa

75€

1 pers/Vespa

125€