Bucharest Old Town
Bucharest's beautiful and lively Old Town, also known as Lipscani, is the perfect place to explore and understand the city. While the area retains many of the historic buildings and attractions that make it a cultural highlight, it's also enjoyed a welcome regeneration in recent years. The Old Town now a top spot for locals and tourists to chill out and enjoy themselves.
Visitors to the area will find themselves spoilt for choice when it comes to dining, entertainment and shopping. The fabulous mixture of old and new that characterises Bucharest makes it an enriching place to visit.
Enjoying the sights in the Old Town
There are few places in Romania as packed with historical and cultural significance as Bucharest's Old Town. Often dubbed as Lipscani, the Old Town features a glorious mishmash of architectural styles, including baroque to neoclassical or art nouveau, thanks to the unusual mixture of nationalities and cultures that have lived there over the years.
Now, the Old Town is home to a fascinating collection of art galleries, bohemian cafes and sparkling restaurants. Bucharest's Old Town is still something of a work in progress, meaning there's always a new delight to explore and uncover. However, there are some historical sights that are not to be missed, including the Old Court, the Old Court Church, the Hanul Lui Manuc and the National Library of Romania. The area is also home to a range of excellent cultural events, including the George Enescu Festival every September.
Staying in Bucharest Old Town
Guests can ensure they are at the heart of the Old Town experience by booking a room or suite in the five-star Radisson Blu Hotel, Bucharest. Boasting world-class service and excellent amenities, it is perfectly placed on Calea Victoriei in the western part of the Old Town.
Holidaymakers and business travellers staying at this beautifully appointed Bucharest hotel will find it easy to soak up the charms of the Old Town and explore the best Bucharest has to offer.