Bucharest’s Old Town
The beautiful and lively Old Town of Bucharest, also known for the famous area of Lipscani, is the perfect place to explore and get to know the city. Holding many historic buildings and attractions, the Old Town has benefited from restoration in recent years and it is now one of the cultural highlights and top spots where you can get a real feeling for the city and rub shoulders with the locals.
A mix of the old and the newIt is the mixture of old and new that is the main characteristic of Bucharest, making it a dynamic place to visit with something new around every corner. There are few places in Romania as packed with historical and cultural attractions of significance, as Bucharest's Old Town. The area features a variation of architectural styles including Baroque, Neoclassicism and Art Nouveau.
Food and attractionsYou will not run out of choices in this part of the city when searching for cultural offerings and attractions. The Old Town offers a wide range of art galleries, bohemian cafés, restaurants and souvenir shopping. Being a project of restoration and renewal, the Old Town will always surprise with new shops and attractions popping up where you would least expect it. However, there are some historical sights that are not to be missed, including the Museum of the Old Princely Court, the Church of the Old Princely Court, the Hanul Lui Manuc, Caru’ cu Bere Restaurant and the National Library of Romania. The area is also home to a range of excellent cultural events.
Bordering the Old Town is Calea Victoriei and the Radisson Blu Hotel, Bucharest, placing you in the ideal position for exploring the old and new styles that make up this fascinating city.