WANDERING THROUGH THE OLD BUCHAREST

Time: 4 hours
Included objectives: The Old Court, the glass-blowers workshop in Selari Street, the art gallery ’Hanul cu Tei’ in Lipscani Street, the antiques shops in Covaci Street and Stavropoleos Church (historic monument built by Prince Ioan Mavrocordat in 1724).
Departure: 9.45 a.m. from your hotel


This is a romantic tour of ’The Little Paris’, a mixture of local exotics (the old area of Bucharest lying between Gabroveni and Lipscani streets, known as ’Miracles Court’ of Bucharest) with great traditional workshops. The name of Lipscani come from Leipzig, the origin town of the merchants who set up this commercial zone of Bucharest. In the 19th century here were a lot of small shops where the most varied goods, brought from Leipzig , were sold.

Coffee shop in Old Bucharest Smârdan street

Even today it could be found here small shops preserved the genuine architecture; here you can meet both the best artisans and the craftsmanship that has been for a long time forgotten in other parts of the world. You can see the glass-blowers who shape in front of you glass vases and the finest ornaments.
You can admire art exhibitions and meet persons who exhibit anything, from numismatic collections to paintings and other decorative elements.

Services included (standard):
Transport by air-conditioned car / minivan
English speaking guide/driver

Services NOT included:
Lunch