Bucharest’s top visitor attraction is closed to visitors

Another fantastic decision by somebody, somewhere. While carrying out research for the next issue of Bucharest In Your Pocket (yes: we still do things the old fashioned way and actually check the information we publish) we stumbled across the news that Bucharest’s top tourist attraction, Casa Poporului (or Palatul Parlamentului, to use its actual name),… Continue reading Bucharest’s top visitor attraction is closed to visitors

Bucharest museum blues

A tale of three Bucharest museums. The director of the Romanian National Art Museum (MNAR), Roxana Theodorescu, told various assembled officials on Wednesday that if they wanted to visit her museum they should do so ‘as quickly as possible,’ because at the rate the museum is having to hand back nationalised works of art to… Continue reading Bucharest museum blues

Time to get the double-deckers out

Oh yes. It’s time once again to be dazzled by the shine of the boulevards. The double-deckers are being rolled out as we speak in preparation for a new season of Bucharest City Tours, which start up again on May 1st. Prices look set to be the same as in previous years (25 lei for… Continue reading Time to get the double-deckers out