Sightseeing

Herastrau Park

Distance from National Library: 8.1km (20min drive)

This glorious park spreads over 187 hectares around the Herastrau Lake and is one of the jewels in Bucharest’s crown.

Website: https://www.bucharestcityinfo.com/herastrau-park-2/

Palace of Parliament

Distance from National Library: 3.2km (10min drive)

Skip the Line: Bucharest Parliament Palace Ticket

The world’s second largest building was built as a palace for Nicolae Ceauşescu, who was overthrown and executed before it was completed.

Website: https://www.bucharestcityinfo.com/palace-of-the-parliament

Muzeul National al Satului “Dimitrie Gusti”

Distance from National Library: 7.8km (20min drive)

Skip the Line: Guided Bucharest Village Museum Visit Ticket

Village Museum, one of Europe’s first open-air ethnographic museums, is not to be missed when in Bucharest. Extended on the 15 hectares next to the Herastrau Lake, the Village Museum allows you to experience Romanian peasant life without going outside vibrant Bucharest

Website: https://www.bucharestcityinfo.com/dimitrie-gusti-national-village-museum/

Stavropoleos Monastery Church

Distance from National Library: 2.5km (10min drive)

Built in 1724, this beautiful church is one of Bucharest’s oldest and is still an Eastern Orthodox monastery for nuns located in the old town.

Website: https://www.bucharestcityinfo.com/stavropoleos-monastery/

Romanian Kitsch Museum

Distance from National Library: 1.7km (8min drive)

Admission Ticket

Quirky museum with colourful, nostalgic exhibits about Romanian history & culture.

Website: https://kitschmuseum.ro/