Bucharest History&Tradition (6hours)

(6 hours: car&walking tour –  more than 6 visits and one traditional meal included – Village Museum,  The Former Royal Palace (National Art Museum), old Bucharest: Lipscani area, Stavropoleos Church, Romanian National History Museum and Old Princely Court, Parliament Palace, “Carul cu Bere” a traditional restaurant dating back to 1879 transportation,  professional guide and lunch – without alcoholic drinks included).

Muzeul Satului – The Village Museum (1936 – the official opening, during Carol II, outdoor museum) – one of the main tourist attraction in Bucharest. It is an open-air ethnographic museum located in the Herastrau Park (Bucharest, Romania), showcasing traditional Romanian village life. The museum extends to over 100,000 m2, and contains 272 authentic peasant farms and houses from all over Romania.

Muzeul Taranului Roman – The Romanian Peasant Museum (1906, brancovenesc style) – an unique collection of textiles (especially costumes), icons, ceramics, and other artifacts of Romanian peasant life. One of Europe’s leading museums of popular arts and traditions, it was designated “European Museum of the Year” for 1996.

Palatul Regal – The former Royal Palace ( now the National Art Museum) – hosts many modern Romanian art collections, sculptures by Constantin Brancusi and Dimitrie Paciurea, paintings by Theodor Aman, Nicolae Grigorescu, Theodor Pallady, Gheorghe Petrascu, and Gheorghe Tattarescu. The international one includes Domenico Veneziano, El Greco, Tintoretto, Rubens and Rembrandt.

Muzeul National de Istorie – The National Museum of Romanian History – one of the most important museums; contains Romanian historical artifacts from prehistoric times up to modern times; the permanent displays include a plaster cast of the entirety of Trajan’s Column, the Romanian Crown Jewels, and the Pietroasele treasure).

Curtea Veche – The Princely Court and St. Anton Church – built as a place or residence during the rule of Vlad III Dracula in the 15th century; the residence was moved under the rule of Radu cel Frumos, who moved the princely residence and the Wallachia capital to Bucharest; In the 16th century Mircea Ciobanul rebuilt it completely and afterward it became the nucleus of the Bucharest).

Price per person:
1 person                      – 100 EUR
2-3 persons                – 80 EUR
>4 persons                  – 60 EUR