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Free Walking Tour of the Haunted Buildings of Bucharest

  • Bucharest
  • Available in: English, Spanish

About the guru While in Bucharest

I am a licenced tourism guide living in Bucharest, with a deep love for my beautiful city and its stories. I like sharing these stories, and I like to see how happy people are, when they discover this beautiful, complicated and interesting city. My passions include traveling, reading, painting, and talking about every single thing in the known Universe. I studied Bio... More »

I am a licenced tourism guide living in Bucharest, with a deep love for my beautiful city and its stories. I like sharing these stories, and I like to see how happy people are, when they discover this beautiful, complicated and interesting city. My passions include traveling, reading, painting, and talking about every single thing in the known Universe. I studied Biology and I have a master degree in Neuroscience, but my greatest joy was to travel, so I took all possible classes of tourism for a couple of years, in which I took all licences required. At the end of these classes, it was clear for me that this is what I want to do: travel, share my passion, talking about my beautiful city with all the people that want to see and get to know it. Bucharest is gorgeous for many reasons: - it has an interesting, complicated and fascinating history - it has many architectural styles, that can remind you of Paris, Vienna or Moscow - it has amazing arts museums, palaces and parks - its night life is quite thrilling - it`s cheaper than most other European capitals. I love to talk about all of these aspects, to share the stories of the beutiful buildings, and to enjoy a nice walk with people from all over the world.

About the tour

Bucharest, once known as "Little Paris”, has a lot of ghost legends, some with roots found in historical events, and some being just urban stories without much background in reality. Nevertheless, for those with a taste for scary stories, this tour might be good enough to give them a bit of shivers down their spine.

A few of the attractions of this tour are:

- The haunted old Court of Dracula

- The story of the old orphanage

- Manuc's Inn

- the burned brothel and the story of the king that was the god of prostitutes

- Lipscani Street

- The haunted apartment of Romanian National Bank's first governor

- The undergrounds of Bucharest and the creatures they host

- The University.

We will see more on the tour, and we will get to know so many more than just these places. I invite you to discover the best of Bucharest with me.

Remember that this is a free tour, and the suggested support for the guide is a minimum of 10€.

Important: Please book your tour at least 2 hours before it starts (preferably 1 day before, and keep in touch for details).

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How to find me: In front of St. Anton's Church, in the Old Centre of Bucharest, with a big rainbow-colored umbrella, and a folder full of pictures of the interiors of the buildings we will see.
Tour duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

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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, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

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Ratings 44

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Roshni

4 months ago

Really a very good tour! Was fun informative and interesting. The content was varied and the guide quirky and knowledgable. The pace was good and route well planned. hours seemed to fly by as loads of places to see and intriguing stories to be told. Fabulous and friendly guide. Would totally recommend!

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Arantza

4 months ago

Great tour guide charming and agreeable; lovely places and stories behind the buildings. However we would've liked to maybe got into more places. Also, the Dracula part was a bit disappointing as we were expecting more information or stories about it.

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Response from While in Bucharest:

Thank you so much ! You help me more than you can imagine, to know what to do, to improve my tour ! I'll see how can I visit more locations, and about Dracula.... I can add a lot ! I just thought my intro part lasts a bit more, so this helps me a lot !
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Blanka Kurp

4 months ago

Went above and beyond our expectations despite the terrible weather. Thank you again, we had an amazing time.

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Lara

4 months ago

Un tour diferente y muy interesante que permite conocer las leyendas, fenómenos paranormales y supersticiones de Rumanía y visitar construcciones encantadas de Bucarest. Daniela es una guía encantadora que consigue que conozcas el país desde un punto de vista original e inolvidable. Muy recomendable.

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KIRSA GIL

4 months ago

4.7 (44 Ratings) Rate this tour