Half Day Bucharest Sightseeing Tour by minibus - Private tour

Info The tour usually starts between 0830 - 0930 in front of the hotel and ends at 1300 - 1400 in the same place. The tour cannot be scheduled for another time of the day. 288 kmp in surface and about 2.000.000 in population Bucharest is nowadays the first of the cities of Romania both in size and importance political economical financial commercial cultural-scientific touristic etc.. The city is crossed by the Dambovita river on a distance of 24 km and its tributary Colentina river. The climate of Bucharest is continental-moderate with an average annual temperature of 10ºC. bHighlights-b - The Arch of Triumph - The Village Museum with entrance - The Victoriei Square - The Revolution Square - The Palace of Parliament with entrance bThe Arch of Triumph-b - inaugurated on 1st December 1936 glorifies the bravery of the Romanian soldiers who fought in the First World War celebrating at the same time the 1918 Union of Romanian provinces. Designed by the architect Petre Antonescu the monument is 27 m high. bThe Village Museum-b - one of the worlds most interesting ethnographical parks in open air. Founded in 1936 by Dimitrie Gusti following a Royal Decree this museum illustrates the perpetual spring of surprising originality. The house and house holding samples gathered from all regions of the country are exhibited according to ethnographical areas. Here you can see 50 complete homesteads churches windmills and even sunken houses from rural Romania. bThe Revolution Square-b - one of the most important square in the history of the city. It is surrounded by emblematic buildings such as bHilton Hotel-b - the former Athenee Palace Hotel built in 1883 and the highest building in Bucharest at that time. bThe Romanian Athaeneum-b - this was the headquarters of Romanian Athenaeum Society seated up at 28 January 1965 which had as purpose spreading cultural and scientific information. The land was the Vacaresti family’s property where a church was built and then became the property of Romanian Equestrian Society who wanted to build a manege. This seems to be explanations for the round shape of the building. The projects of the building are made by Albert Galleron France helped by C.Baicoianu and was inaugurated in February 1888. bThe National Museum of Art-b - located in the building of the former Royal Palace. After more than 10 years of restoration to the extensive damage caused during the revolution in 1989 one can admires treasure painted by Rembrandt Veneziano Monet Sisley El Greco Breughel and Rubens. During the fighting in December 1989 448 works of art were destroyed or went missing and another 716 were damaged. A total of 18 valuable paintings were generously restored and cleaned by museums in the Netherlands USA Italy and France. bThe Kretzulescu Church-b - a monument synthesizing in its architecture the art of the Brancoveanu epoch. It was built in 1720-1722 through the care of great chancellor Iordache Kretzulescu and his wife Safta one of the daughters of Constantin Brancoveanu. The interior wall painting was realized 1859-1860 by Gheorghe Tattarescu - famous Romanian painter. bThe Memorial of Rebirth-b - commemorates the struggles and victims of the Romanian Anticommunism Revolution of 1989. The monument was inaugurated in August 2005 in front of the balcony where the dictator Nicolae Ceausescu had his last speech. bThe Central University Library-b - the first building was designed by french architect Paul Gottereau and erected between 1891-1893. During the Romanian Revolution in 1989 the building was destroyed and reconstructed between 1990-1995. bThe Palace of Parliament-b - also called the House of People or the House of Ceausescu has been built between 1984-1989 and it represents the grandest administrative construction in Europe. It has hundreds of offices halls for receptions or for other events scientific cultural social-political dozens of conference rooms. It covers 265.000 sqm interior surface being the second biggest in the world after the Pentagon building in Washington. It is also the third in the world considering its volume after Cape Canaveral building USA where the cosmic shuttles are assembled and after the Quetzalcoatl pyramid in Mexico. bIncludes-b - Hotel pick up - Driver-Guide English speaking driver-guide bExcludes-b - Entrance fees - Meals and drinks unless specified - Tips and gratuities - Optional Activities bNot Available on-b December 1 25 31 April January 1 bPlease note-b - We have packages up to 14 passengers. Please contact us for the rates.


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Half Day Bucharest Sightseeing Tour by minibus - Private tour
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