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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.

Reviews (125)
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Wonderful Tour!!

What a wonderful tour this was!! I couldn't think of a better way to see Bucharest and experience the food, genuine culture, and architecture. Andrei was fantastic. He was so eager and kind, even staying past the end of the tour to answer questions for...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 1 week ago
A great way to kick off your trip to Bucharest!

My husband and I started our week in Bucharest with this tour and it was incredibly informative. Dana was an amazing guide who went above and beyond. She was able to make small changes to the menus of the places we visited when she found...More

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 1 week ago
A must in Bucharest :)

A must in Bucharest, we were 7 people, and had a wonderful trip with Dana, in Bucaresti where there are little or no tourists, We had to join and taste delicious local food and beer, at the end of the trip we were at the...More

Thank gekk671
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great Day in Bucharest

My husband and I were booked on a different tour and were given the option to join this tour. So happy we switched! We had a great day with our guide Andra who gave us a ton of information about the history of Bucharest and...More

Thank Ashleigh R
Doru1980, Manager at Bucharest Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

"Ashleigh, it was a pleasure to have you and your husband along for our Bucharestian adventure! I hope it helped Bucharest grow on you! Thank you so much for taking the time to write these kind words! Hugs, Andra"

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Andra made my day

We had a beautiful day and it was really a pleasure to walk and talk with Andra along the Tour. She told a lot of history of Romania and Bucarest and showed us known and hidden places as well as food and drinks on our...More

Thank blackwidowstear
Doru1980, Manager at Bucharest Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

"Christian, is that you? I truly appreciate your review, and the day we had together. It is always a pleasure to meet people that also enjoy beer in the morning. I send you hugs, keep the adventurous spirit alive! Andra"

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24 September 2018|
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Response from Charlotte T | Reviewed this property |
Should. It be a problem. Pork is a main part of the Romanian diet but there are alternatives and you buy the food with the guide during the tour. Just let the guide know and they will purchase other meats. There was a... More
23 June 2018|
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Response from Shirin T | Reviewed this property |
It’s started at 10:30 am
7 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