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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
From US$ 71.06
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Bohemian Bucharest Markets and Mahallas Walking Food Tour
US$ 71.06
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 today via mobile
Andrei was the best!

We had an amazing day with Andrei as our tour guide. So knowledgeable of the local history of Bucharest, all the different neighborhoods and helpful with every question we asked. Not only was the food and drink on the tour amazing, Andrei really went COMPLETELY...More

Thank kathleen c
Reviewed today
Great Guide - Great Tour

Our tour was led by Andrei, a most companionable and enthusiastic host. The outing was well paced and programmed interspersing architecture, history and cultural insights. Andrei’s English is great. It took no extra effort to understand the points he illustrated about a city he is...More

Thank Claudia D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great way to explore Bucharest

I booked this tour because I was curious about food and local stuff. I was not disappointed. Andrei was a great guide. He enthusiastically took us to the local districts and told us everything about the different styles in architecture and the people. We had...More

Thank Marja R
Reviewed 2 days ago
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

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 5 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
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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
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