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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 yesterday
Architecture, history and hidden gems

This is a great way to orient to Bucharest and learn about it's history. If you want to go beyond the usual touristy sites and understand history, culture and architecture while sampling some snacks as well as drinks/ bars-- this tour is for you. Mahallas...More

1  Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 4 days ago
Best day in Romania

I was on a tour with Intrepid and a few of us decided to do this on arrival to Bucharest. What a great decision. A highlight of my time in Romania. I have a great understanding of Romania’s dark past. The tour took us to...More

Thank Peppernsalt
Reviewed 4 days ago
Amazing travel experience

This walking food tour of Bucharest certainly lived up to Urban Adventures' catchphrase - Best Day Ever! Our guide was Mircea, and his willingness to share the history, architecture and food of this amazing city made for a memorable and unforgettable day. It was an...More

Thank ajmasterblaster
Reviewed 4 days ago
Walking tour that went to places we never would have found on our own.

We visited modern bars down interesting streets and heard about the history of Bucharest. Used trains, trams and buses with local people and saw the real city. The market was excellent and the lunch of purchased produce was unique. This was one of the best...More

Thank kmcp8
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent tour!

Dana was our guide. She was incredibly friendly and knowledgeable about Bucharest. She took us through some of the more local hang outs with local beer and took us to the market for some local vegetables, cheese and meat. Was the best tour of my...More

1  Thank John B
Doru1980, Manager at Bucharest Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

"Dear John, Thank you so much for the kind review! The fact that you guys were also incredibly friendly helped a lot :) I hope you have a great time in the rest of your Euro trip as well! " Dana

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24 June 2018|
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Response from Shirin T | Reviewed this property |
It’s started at 10:30 am
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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