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Attractions in Bucharest

Here are a few key attractions in Bucharest that you can visit after conference hours. A curfew of 00:00 is recommended as the conference can be tiring.

Guide constructed with the aid of ChristianTour, our travel partner.

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The Palace of the Parliament

Known as one of the largest and heaviest administrative buildings in the world, the Palace of the Parliament stands as a symbol of the communist era. It boasts over a thousand rooms and is a marvel of architecture and engineering. Guided tours are recommended.

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The Romanian Athaeneum

This iconic concert hall is a jewel of neoclassical architecture and serves as the main venue for the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra. Its ornate interior and acoustics make it a haven for classical music lovers.


National Village Museum "Dimitrie Gusti"

Situated in Herastrau Park, this open-air museum displays traditional Romanian village life. With over 270 authentic peasant farms and houses from all over Romania, it offers a unique glimpse into the country's rural architecture and heritage.


King Michael I Park

This extensive park surrounds Herastrau Lake and offers numerous recreational activities, including boat rides, cafes, and playgrounds, making it a favorite among locals and tourists alike.

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SkyTower Observatory

Night-time observatory in Romania's tallest building. Offers breathtaking views and a picturesque rooftop cafe.


Cismigiu Gardens

Bucharest's oldest park offers a serene escape with its lush pathways, lake, and ornamental bridges. It's a perfect spot for picnics, boat rides, and enjoying the local flora.

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Carturesti Carusel

In the bustling historic center of Bucharest, amidst the cobblestone streets and vibrant life of the Lipscani district, stands Cărturești Carusel, more than just a bookstore, but a beacon of culture and a testament to the revitalization of Romanian artistic and intellectual life. Known as the "Carousel of Light," this architectural jewel is a must-visit for anyone wandering through Romania’s capital, offering an experience that transcends the mere purchase of books.


Lipscani District

Bucharest's Old Town, a vibrant and historic heart of Romania's capital, is full of attractions, dining, and nightlife. This area, known locally as the old center, spans approximately 0.5 sq. km., bordered by Queen Elizabeth and Carol I boulevards to the north, Hristo Botev Boulevard to the east, Corneliu Coposu Boulevard, Halelor Street, and Splaiul Independentei to the south, with Victory Avenue enclosing it to the west​​.



National Museum of Art

Among the highlights of its international collection are works by Old Masters such as El Greco, Tintoretto, Jan van Eyck, Peter Paul Rubens, and Rembrandt, along with pieces by impressionists like Claude Monet. The modern Romanian collection features notable sculptures by Constantin Brâncuși and Dimitrie Paciurea, alongside paintings by Theodor Aman and Nicolae Grigorescu​​. The museum is open from Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, with a standard admission rate.


Victory Ave.

Victory Avenue, known as "Calea Victoriei" in Romanian, is one of Bucharest's most historic and picturesque boulevards, extending over a length of approximately 2.7 kilometers. It is a vibrant artery in the heart of the city, encapsulating the rich tapestry of Romania's capital through its blend of architecture, culture, and history​​​​​​. The avenue was initially opened in 1692 by Constantin Brâncoveanu, the Prince of Wallachia at the time, and has since evolved into a showcase of the city's evolution, featuring a mix of beautiful historic mansions from the 19th century, parks, churches, and modern buildings​​. It starts from Revolution Square, heading north towards Victory Square, connecting significant landmarks and institutions along its path.



Carol I Park

A historical park that features the Monument of the Heroes for the Liberty of the People and of the Motherland, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and lush green spaces perfect for leisurely walks.


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