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Bohemian Bucharest Markets and Mahallas Walking Food Tour

  • Learn about Bucharest’s history from an English-speaking guide
  • Walk through many different neighborhoods and admire the architecture
  • Taste a wide variety of local food and drink samples
Bohemian Bucharest Markets and Mahallas Walking Food Tour
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Bohemian Bucharest Markets and Mahallas Walking Food Tour
Go deep into Bucharest’s local food culture with an English-speaking guide. Walk through Strada Batistei, the Armenian quarter, the Jewish quarter, Mantuleasa, and Mosilor Street and learn about each place’s history. Taste local cheeses, meats, homemade bread, beers, liquors, and other Romanian food. Snap photos at the traditional Obor Market.
What to Expect

Begin your culinary tour in University Square and learn about Romania’s history from your English-speaking guide. Take a short walk to Strada Batistei. Visit a restored turn-of-the-century townhouse, where you can sample Romanian entrees (gustari) including goat cheese, cured meat, spring onions, homemade bread, and locally-brewed craft beers.

Continue on to the Armenian quarter and admire the mix of architectural styles.

Walk to the Jewish quarter and try a street food called covrigi. Afterwards, head to the beautiful area of Mantuleasa and hear about 19th-century and inter-war Bucharest. Sip a cold Romanian weissbier.

Hop on a tram for a short ride to Mosilor Street and notice the Communist-era buildings. Go to the Obor Market and try a drink of palinca (brandy). Try a sample of local cow, sheep, and goat cheeses. Taste mici, a skinless sausage with mustard. Finish your food tour with a sweet Wallachian doughnut.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Totally Awesome, especially our guide Dana!!

I traveled to Bucharest for work and stayed a few days extra with my other half to explore somewhere we'd never been before. I decided on a whim to book this tour and I'm so glad I did! Dana T. was completely awesome, super easy...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Fun and Fab with Andra

We had a fantastic introduction to Bucharest thanks to our very enjoyable day with Andra. Enthusiastic, informative and lots of fun (some good laughs had!), Andra provided us with the perfect welcome to her city - we loved our day with her. The pace of...More

Thank 001Celia
Reviewed 1 week ago
A fantastic and relaxed way to experience Bucharest

I was on a tour with Dana. Dana was a brilliant guide. She provided us with fantastic insights of her city and also introduced us to the local cuisine, the markets and the fabulous secret gardens. I would heartily recommend this tour.

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great tour

Andrei is a knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. He showed us many fun aspects of the city he obviously loves. And all the market ladies love him- always a good sign.More

Thank Yougogirl2013
Doru1980, Manager at Bucharest Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded today

"Thank you so much for the kind words. I am very happy to read it was a great experience. It was indeed a special tour and visit at the market and the memories of that day will certanly last for a long time. All the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tour with Monica

Monica is a cheerful, enthusiastic and knowlegable tour guide. She showed us the "real side" of Bucharest where most tourists will not have the opportunity to see or explore. Make sure to ask for Monica on this tour! :)More

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Doru1980, Manager at Bucharest Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded today

"Hi again, Thank you for sharing this with us. Hope that your Romanian experience was an eye and a heart opener, as well as a great moment to take a dive into such a complex environment that Romania is with its past and present. May...More

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25 September 2018|
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Response from Terry M | Reviewed this property |
You will have plenty to eat. Many options and you will be full and quite happy. Excellent tour.
24 June 2018|
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Response from Shirin T | Reviewed this property |
It’s started at 10:30 am
8 April 2018|
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Response from LizB114 | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes about 3.30 - 4.00 hours - we were a small group of 4