Where to eat in Bucharest’s old town

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Bucharest’s old town is one of the most entertaining and most popular areas of the city. The locals call it “Historic Centre” or “Lipscani” and in the 17th century this used to be a merchant district. Today the old streets are lively and packed with pubs, bars, restaurants and people looking for fun. The old town is also a great place to eat because the restaurants serve dishes from all around the world. Its popularity has made it a little more expensive than it used to be, but Bucharest’s historic centre remains, especially in the summer, a nice choice for […]

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Places to visit in Bucharest

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Bucharest sometimes hides its most beautiful places and can be a little bit confusing with all the gray tall buildings, mixed with old beautiful 19th century houses, peaceful lakes, vast green parks and loud markets. If you’re ready for exploring, Romania’s capital will definitely surprise and charm you. Bucharest is not the “Little Paris” it was back in the 1900s but it certainly has a strange and magic mix of high life, medieval, industrial and communist flavors. Cismigiu Gardens This beautiful park was designed in 1845 by the German landscape architect Carl Meyer and it opened to the public in […]

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The most creative pubs in Bucharest’s old center

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Bucharest is a city of contrasts and so are its pubs and clubs in the historical center. This area has flourished in only two years and today you can find industrial, Cuban, communist, interwar, German, Italian, Turkish themed bars, restaurants and clubs, all on the same street, sometimes surrounded by historical ruins. Almost each pub in the center is like a small museum because most of the buildings from this part of the town date back from the late 19th century. Take a stroll down the old paths of Bucharest, gaze at beautiful historical monuments like the Stavropoleos Church (1724), […]

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