Tips for what to do in Bucharest – part 1


After spending a while visiting the landmarks of Bucharest, you can explore the local city life by yourself. How? In this blog article we recommend just a few of the experiences that this amazing city is offering. Follow our suggestions and choose the ones that suit you best.

All of the experiences recommended are not available throughout the year, it depends on your travel dates, for some of them please check out the links. The goal of this blog article is not to present you a top list. These suggestions are just a little part of what you can do in Bucharest.

We hope that having just a part of these experiences will truly make you love Bucharest as much as we do! Enjoy!

In the next photos we captured some of our recommendations for alternative things to do in Bucharest.

Eat a cake at the oldest confectionery in Bucharest – Casa Capșa

Casa Capșa confectionery.
Casa Capșa confectionery

Wandering on Calea Victoriei, Kiseleff and Dacia boulevards

Beautiful buildings in Bucharest

Admire the fountains from the Unirii Boulevard

Fountains from Unirii Boulevard

Take a stroll in the parks of Bucharest

Titan Park

Go to Carol Park to see Bucharest from uphill

Carol Park

Shop from a fresh fruit and vegetable market

Obor Market
Obor Market

Enjoy a relaxing walk or jog in Herăstrău Park

The popular Herăstrău Park

Capture an artistic sunset on the shore of the Morii Lake

Morii Lake

Explore the art galleries and antique shops from Hanu Cu Tei

Hanu cu Tei right in the old city of Bucharest

Have a picnic in the gardens of the Mogoșoaia Palace

The gardens of Mogoșoaia Palace

Ride the bike with the girls at the annual Skirt Bike event

Skirt bike parade 2015

Explore the street art of Bucharest – Ciclop, Berzei, Arthur Verona

Street art in Bucharest

Join the events organized by the National Village Museum

Village Museum events

Attend a concert at the Romanian Athenaeum

to do in Bucharest: attend a concert at the Athenaeum
The great hall of the Romanian Athenaeum

Get more ideas on what to do on the Bucharest Travel Guide