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Free Tour - Story of Bucharest

Your Guru: Walkabout Free Tours Bucharest
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4.9
173 ratings
  • Bucharest
  • Available in English, Spanish
  • 2 hours and 30 minutes

About the Guru

Walkabout Free Tours are the perfect choice to make the most of your time in Bucharest! We are the first free tour in town. With more than 10 years experience in the guiding industry, we will show you all the must-see-sites and hidden gems of our wonderful and exciting city while having fun. Join us for a memorable tour of Bucharest history, culture, and attractions.

Walkabout Free Tours are the perfect choice to make the most of your time in Bucharest! We are the first free tour in town. With more than 10 years experience in the guiding industry, we will show you all the must-see-sites and hidden gems of our wonderful and exciting city while having fun. Join us for a memorable tour of Bucharest history, culture, and attractions.

About the Tour

The Story of Bucharest, that’s how your Bucharest trip starts! Get the pulse of the city with our tour that will give you the basics of Bucharest and local tips. Stroll through more than 500 years of history from the times of Vlad the Impaler aka Dracula to the “golden era” of communism, the ’89 Revolution and today’s protests. Unravel the stories not to be found in guidebooks and explore the city with one of our passionate local guides! 

Get the best of your travel experience with local tips about traditional cuisine, places to hang out or cool events

On the tour, we cover the most important sights and attractions such as

  • Unirii square with a perfect view over the Palace of Parliament
  • Old town
  • Manuc’s Inn
  • Stavropoleos Church
  • Victory Avenue
  • National History Museum
  • The National Bank of Romania
  • Macca-Villacrosse Passage
  • University of Bucharest

...and MANY more hidden gems and curiosities that most locals don't even know!

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • This tour is organized by Walkabout Free Tours, the first free tour in town.  
  • Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing and bring a bottle of water
  • Cost: the tours are tip-based so you can pay whatever you think is appropriate at the end of the tour.

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: We meet daily in Unirii Park, by the fountains and next to the old clock. Please check out the above photo with the meeting point.

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are not accepted.
Minimum of attendees:
A minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is pet-friendly.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (173)

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4.86
Expression
4.92
Quality
4.89
Route
4.8
Dermot
30 Jun 2022 Cork
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Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Would highly recommend this walking tour. Our guide gave us great personal insight to us about Bucharest past and present

Angelos
29 Jun 2022 Athens
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Travelled in group - Jun 2022

Joe McAllister
29 Jun 2022
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Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Great tour and the perfect way to learn more about the city!

Beatriz
27 Jun 2022
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Travelled alone - Jun 2022

Arianna
26 Jun 2022 Verdello
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Travelled alone - Jun 2022

Mara has been an amazing guide! She was very professional e kind, she gave us lots informations about the city and she answered all our questions. I highly recommend this tour with her, u will really enjoy it!

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!