Top Ten Things to do in Bucharest – The Ultimate Guide
Bucharest is fast on its way to becoming one of the best and most popular stag destination in Europe. With its dirt cheap beer, its stunningly beautiful women, and its easy-going positive attitude, Bucharest is a stag groups dream and getting a real feel of the city couldn’t be easier. To help you out on your way, here are ten things you shouldn’t miss on your stag do in Bucharest.
Visit the world’s largest parliament building: Bucharest is the proud home of the world’s biggest parliamentary building which can be enjoyed both from the outside, and also from the inside. If you can manage to take a break from guzzling cheap beers on your stag do in Bucharest, take some time to ogle at this magnificent feat of megalomaniacal architecture.
Check out the local street art: Bucharest is becoming internationally renowned for its infamous subculture making it a really cool place to check out some top class street art. A tour of the local street art is a good idea if you are on a stag trip and you have limited time and a large group. Don’t forget to stay hydrated and stop of for beers on route!
Go for cans at Cişmigiu Garden: This is a real local treasure and a great place to spot attractive Romanian ladies sunbathing in the city! If you had an active morning doing stag activities like bubble football then an afternoon relaxing on the grass with a six pack of beers as the sun goes down, is a great way to unwind before hitting the town for a big stag night out.
See Modern History at Revolution Square: We know that delving into the deep, dark history of a country might not be on top of your ‘to-do’ list while on your stag trip in Bucharest, but in between, why not get cultural and pay a visit to what used to be the head offices of the Communist party in Romania. You might even get into the communist spirit and go on a communist tour.
Have a beer at Caru’ cu Bere: With buxom peasant girls serving you tankards of cheap yet delicious beer, what is not to love about Caru’ cu Bere, one of the oldest and most traditional beer houses in Bucharest. This is a must visit for any beer loving stag group in Bucharest.
Go out in the Old Town: The Old Town, or the Lipscani area, is where all the best bars, cafes, pubs and restaurants are located. After a long day of unique stag activities in Bucharest, make a quick stop back at the hotel to refresh and then spend the evening prowling the quirky streets of Lipscani like a wolf pack on the hunt.
Take a turn at a Museum: If you have time in between the pub crawls and the strip clubs, Bucharest actually has some pretty decent museums and art galleries such as the National History Museum and the Museum of the Romanian Peasant, and while it may not be typical drunken stag do behavior, you might find learning a bit about the destination is a refreshing break from the debauchery!
Do some Alternative Clubbing: One thing Bucharest is most famous for is its great, alternative nightlife scene with underground clubs, lots of indie bands and a cool young population who love to party. This combination makes Bucharest an awesome stag destination and you’ll easily find great gigs and DJ’s playing on any given night. Try Control Club for a guaranteed good night
Have Shisha at Pasajul Macca-Vilacrosse: Once a historic covered walkway for customers at the main bank, this atmospheric little hidden gem is now filled with exotic bars and cafes and the heady smell of the shisha that people smoke at them. This is a great place to relax with your stag group before a mad night out on the tiles.
Eat yourself silly: Whether you are spending the day strolling around Bucharest with the stag group, or working up an appetite with rounds of Paintball or Go-Karting, one thing is for certain, you will love the delicious, whole, home-cooked Romanian cuisine. Perfect to line the stomach before a big night out, the food is hot, meaty and will keep you going till dawn. A great idea for a stag do in Bucharest is to book a three course traditional meal for the group to enjoy together.