Discover Local in Bucharest
Explore our favourite places, from hotspots to hidden gems so you can live like a local.
Step into a world of enchantment as you roam royal gardens and oriental arcades in Bucharest.
Visit the impressive Palace of the Parliament
It’s hard not to gasp when you’re standing in front of this imposing building and seat of the Parliament of Romania.
Have a coffee at Macca-Vilacrosse
For a true hidden gem, head over to the Macca-Vilacrosse passage. This arcade (pasajul) is filled with cosy cafés and restaurants and a true eye-candy in the centre of Bucharest.
Go back in time at Centrul Vechi
Centrul Vechi, (Old Town), is one of the city's earliest settlements with incredible structures dating back to the 15th century. This is Bucharest at its finest.
Wander through Stavropoleos Monastery
One of the most unexpected attractions in Bucharest is the Stavropoleos Monastery, the church and its rich collection of rare icons and old religious books.
A green heaven: the Cismigiu Gardens
No matter what the season is, Cismigiu Gardens is bustling with activities. It’s the ideal place to escape the rush of the city and just take it slow.
Experience the Revolution Square
Go to the “potato on a stick” to honour the revolution heroes who walked upfront in the anti-communist revolution of 1989.