Like I promised you here, today I will show you some amazing places from Bucharest where you can party, eat, play and discover the vibrant, astonishing capital of Romania. You will experience some pretty awesome activities and create memories that will last a lifetime: have a ride with an old tram, take cooking lessons, go to a pool party, have a gourmet breakfast, eat a fabulous gelato, ride a horse, listen to live music or go to a theatre show, or even have a riveting ride with a helicopter. So pack your bags and book your flight!
1. The first circular tram line in Bucharest - tram 1
Does a complete tour of the city including the original route from 1894: The Love Tunnel, two resplendent parks - Carol and Tineretului; Bellu Cemetery (where some of Romania's famous artists and writers are buried) marks the end of the tramline.
2. Cooking Classes at Societe Gourmet
Their cooking classes are conducted by German Chef Daniel Wendorf and are based on fundamental cooking techniques, quality products and seasonal ingredients. If we were to define its general style, it would be creative kitchen.
3. Player Club. Join the Player Experience!
Player Club was opened in 2008, but the Summer of 2014 marked a premiere for the clubbing scene in Bucharest, giving birth to Player Summer Night & Day. A brand new concept known worldwide which soon came to be extremely appreciated in Romania. You can party all day at their amazing pool, you can enjoy the sunset and a cocktail and you can party all night long with live music and beautiful people.
4. Deschis Gastrobar - a new rooftop bar in town
Deschis (Open) Gastrobar is wholeheartedly characterised by its name: friendly, effusive and welcoming. Its objective is to unite the creative people community in an outgoing environment and to accommodate innovative ideas inside its 500 m² space.
5. Concept Store Mega Image, foodies haven
Mega Image has launched this special brand for its customers to enjoy the undeniable taste of Romanian specific products. It includes produce from local entrepreneurs renowned for their quality and specific cuisine. In addition to this, one can scoop up from the shelves international cheese and meat products as well as closely selected wines and premium beers, BIO cosmetics etc.
An architectural gem hosts this spectacular flower shop where customers wish to come back to revel in this magnificent place.
7. Seneca Anticafe - working cafe
Seneca is your home away from home and a meeting hub for young, talented, creative people who can make their voice be heard and pursue their hobbies.
8. Wine Bar 1000 Chipuri
Approximately 500 assortments (the list is growing by the hour) of wines from over 20 countries. The Wine Flights concept has also been appropriated and represents a special feature of this locale.
9. Carturesti Carusel - library & coffee
A glamorous refurbished building from the historical Old Town hosts an exciting experiment by offering a space to read, socialise and explore the artistic nuance of the city' s heart.
10. Riding Club Equestria
The equestrian Riding Club claims itself to be a place where all horse lovers can relax by riding in the field or in the forest, where they can have riding lessons, or just observe other people riding while serving a good cup of coffee.
11. Aero Taxi - head in the clouds
Looking for a unique and unforgettable experience?
If you want to see from above the surroundings of Bucharest or other attractions throughout Romania, Aerotaxi offers remarkable tourist itineraries: Peles Castle, Bran Castle, the Black Sea Coast, Northern Moldavia (Bucovina), Transylvania, Maramures and many other exquisite locations.
12. Simbio, best breakfast in town
Forget your worries, just enjoy the food: breakfast is a 24 hours a day affair plus there is a wide selection of burgers (including a quinoa one for all you vegans out there).
13. Emilia Cremeria, a passion for gelato
Handmade gelato - you will wish to return just to have one more! Mark my words!
14. Metropolitan Library Garden
You come here to read or to relax Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 21:00. Flower pots are welcomed! Happy reading!
15. The Coffee Shop - gifts and treats
Enjoy a Pure Origins Colombia Supremo To Go plus the best chocolate cake from Cacao Barry. We recommend the Truffle Chocolate or the Black&White.
16. Stadio cu atrium - best hambuger in town
The vintage vibe combined with elements of an industrial kitchen make for an exciting setting where you can taste exquisite Italian dishes and perfect hamburgers. Don't forget to ask for their home made pizza sauce or to try the eggs served directly from the frying pan.
17. Music Club - Live Music
Founded in 2003 as a place dedicated to high quality live music, the entire setup including the stage, lights and sound system was designed to give guests the best live concert experience imaginable.
18. Godot Cafe-Theatre
An independent cafe-theatre keeping the authenticity of the classical theatre room but with a twist. Spectators can view plays, shows, concerts, or just enjoy the bohemian atmosphere.
19. Mogosoaia Palace & Lake
Mogosoaia Palace is situated about 10 kilometres away from Bucharest. It was built between 1698-1702 by Constantin Brâncoveanu in what is called the Romanian Renaissance style or Brancovenesc style.
The historical, cultural, touristic and entertainment premises located at Mogosoaia are one of the most valued and sought after places because of the valuable architectural patrimony, and the picturesque natural environment.
20. Drink Beer in Biutiful, by Fratelli
Biutiful represents a natural evolution of a pub in third millennium. The busy life from Bucharest's old city center has inspired a friendly, open and unique space. From the traditional "fish & chips", to the delicious lamb skewers or the famous "tower burger" every plate is designed especially for Biutiful. And the beer is the queen!
Contributing Editor: Alida-Margareta Cucu
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